The Associate of Science in Business degree program focuses on today’s increasingly complicated business environment. It introduces students to basic knowledge of the economic and business climate in the modern workforce.

The Associate of Science in Business degree requires completion of twenty (20) courses for sixty (60) credits. The same course may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements in general education and major areas of this degree program.

Program Objectives

  • Develop students’ understanding of the functional fields of business and their interrelationships in complex organizations.
  • Identify and analyze economic climate and business trends in a global business context.
  • Demonstrate the depth of knowledge sought by employers for entry level in the business field.

General Education Requirements

The general education component is designed to emphasize cognitive development and is “general” in the following ways:

  • It is part of an ongoing desire of the institution to enhance critical thinking, research, and writing across the curriculum.
  • It is a part of every student’s course of study, regardless of his/her area of emphasis
  • It is intended to impart common knowledge, intellectual concepts, and attitudes that provide a foundation upon which students can build a rewarding educational experience.

Associate of Science in Business

Course No. Course Name Prerequisites Credits
Introduction to Business
None 3
Principles of Management
BA201 3
Organizational Behavior
BA201 3
Principles of Marketing
BA201 3
New Venture Creation
BA201, BA205, BA220, BA280 3
BA271 Macroeconomics BA201 3
BA272 Microeconomics BA201 3
BA280 Accounting BA201 3
Ethical Decision Making
BA201 3
Principles of Communication
None 3
Developing Critical Thinking Skills
None 3
Presentation Skills
None 3
Conflict Management
CM101 3
Introduction to Computers
None 3
EN111 Composition I None 3
EN112 Composition II EN111 3
GS150 General Biology None 3
MA125 College Algebra None 3
Academic Strategies
None 3
General Psychology
None 3
 Total Credits Required 60