Business Associate in Applied Science Program (A.A.S)

This general business career preparation curriculum is designed to qualify students for entry-level positions in business, nonprofit organizations and government organizations. Graduates can expect to find employment as a junior accountant, manager in retailing, management trainee, bank teller/loan officer trainee, sales/marketing person, and small business owner. Students will complete the Business Core Requirements, the college-wide General Education Requirements and enough elective courses to acquire 64 credits and earn the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business. Although students enrolled in the A.A.S in Business may select electives from specific areas of interest (Accounting, Banking/Financial Services, Management or Marketing), they are not restricted to any one area but may freely choose electives from all areas.

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Additional Requirements

  • Lab Science Gen. Ed. Requirement (4 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Lab Science courses (course type: GSCL).
  • Mathematics Gen Ed (3 credits): Courses satisfying this requirement must be taken from the list of Approved General Education Mathematics courses (course type: GMAT).
  • OCC Requirement (3 credits): Any course from the list of Approved General Education courses OR ACAD-155 OR Any HEHP course(s)
  • BUSINESS PROGRAM ELECTIVES (12 credits): Although students may select electives from specific areas of interest, they are not restricted to any one area but may freely choose electives from all areas.
  • ACCOUNTING: ACCT 261 Intermediate Accounting I (3 cr.), ACCT 262 Intermediate Accounting II (3 cr.), ACCT 266 Federal Income Taxation (3 cr.), BUSN 126 Word Processing (1 cr.), BUSN 272 Principles of Investments (3 cr.), BUSN 275 Principles of Finance (3 cr.), CSIT 126 Intermediate Spreadsheets & Database (3 cr.), MATH 149 Mathematics of Finance (3 cr.) OR MATH 156 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr.), PHIL 198 Business Ethics (3 cr.).
  • BANKING/FINANCIAL SERVICES: BUSN 126 Word Processing (1 cr.), BUSN 272 Principles of Investments (3 cr.), BUSN 275 Principles of Finance (3 cr.), BUSN 291 International Business (3 cr.), ECON 153 Contemporary Economics Issues (3 cr.), LAAW 204 Estate Administration (3 cr.).
  • MANAGEMENT: BUSN 126 Word Processing (1 cr.), BUSN 151 Human Resource Management (3 cr.), BUSN 170 Small Business Management (3 cr.), BUSN 270 Principles of Advertising (3 cr.), BUSN 275 Principles of Finance (3 cr.), BUSN 291 International Business (3 cr.), LAAW 108 Employment Law (3 cr.), PHIL 198 Business Ethnics (3 cr.).
  • MARKETING: ARTS 159 Visual Literacy (3 cr.), BUSN 126 Word Processing (1 cr.), BUSN 170 Small Business Management (3 cr.), BUSN 270 Principles of Advertising (3 cr.), BUSN 291 International Business (3 cr.), CSIT 126 Intermediate Spreadsheets & Databases (3 cr.), MATH 147 Business Mathematics (3 cr.), PSYC 172 General Psychology (3 cr.).
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