Business Administration AAS

Associate in Applied Science

Business Administration

spring-registration-calloutDesigned for students who wish to immediately embark on their careers upon graduating with an associate degree.  The A.A.S. in Business Administration will emphasize the skills necessary for the student to be successful in entry-level positions in management, real estate, sales, marketing, accounting, logistics and human resources management. 

For further information, contact area coordinator, Dr. Karl Giulian.

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Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Evaluate ethics, social responsibility, honesty and accuracy in business reporting;
  • Communicate basic business principles effectively in written, oral and technology based applications;
  • Describe the impact of government in business activities;
  • Analyze business situations and evaluate possible solutions;
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of business management disciplines and corporate cultures;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applying basic financial and accounting principles;
  • Compare and contrast various career opportunities.
Degree requirements
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 20 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL102-Composition II
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (8 credits)  
    General Education Mathematics course
4
    General Education Science course
4
Social Science (3 credits)  
    ECON110-Macroeconomics
3
Humanities (3 credits)  
    Choose: HIST101, HIST102, HUMT201 or HUMT202
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES - 40 credits
    ACCT130-Financial Accounting
4
    ACCT131-Managerial Accounting
4
    BUSN101-Introduction to Business
3
    BUSN202-Principles of Marketing
3
    BUSN205-Human Resources Management 
3
    BUSN210-Business Law I
3
    BUSN211-Business Law II
3
    BUSN222-Principles of Management
3
    BUSN295-Career Development in Business Administration
2
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
    ECON210-Microeconomics
3
    Program Electives (6 credits)  

        Choose a course from ACCT, BUSN, CISM, HOSP, LEGL or OSTM

3
          Choose any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
40
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
60
(BUSI) EFFECTIVE   FALL 2022  
Recommended sequence of courses
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester (16 credits)
BUSN101 Introduction to Business 3
CISM125 Introduction to Computers 3
ECON110 Macroeconomics 3
ENGL101 Composition I 3
Gen Ed Mathematics course 4
Second Semester (13 credits)
ECON210 Microeconomics 3
ENGL102 Composition II 3
Gen Ed Science course 4
Gen Ed HIST101, HIST102, HUMT201 or HUMT202 3
Third Semester (16 credits)  
ACCT130 Financial Accounting 4
BUSN202 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN222 Principles of Management 3
BUSN210 Business Law I 3
Choose Any ACCT, BUSN, CISM, HOSP, LEGL or OSTM 3
Fourth Semester (15 credits)  
ACCT131 Managerial Accounting 4
BUSN205 Human Resources Management  3
BUSN211 Business Law II 3
BUSN295 Career Development in Business Administration 2
Choose Any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course 3