Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration

This program is designed for students who wish to obtain or sharpen their basic business administration skills – accounting, marketing, business law, management and office technology – while pursuing course work in their chosen area of concentration (accounting, technology, media arts, etc.). The associate in applied science degree is available with concentrations in accounting, business administration and entrepreneurship or a focus area of your choice.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe the functions and purpose of management in the business environment.
  • Read and prepare financial statements.
  • Identify the relationship between business and the American legal system.
  • Recognize the basic features of economic systems and explain why societies develop such systems.
  • Investigate the relationships among ethics, law
    and social responsibility in organizational
    decision-making and evaluate organizational performance accordingly.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, using appropriate office technologies.

Class Requirements

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (26 HRS. MIN.)

Communications (9 hrs.)

ENGL 111         Composition and Rhetoric (3)

ENGL 119         Professional Communication (3)

[or]

ENGL 216         Technical Writing (3)

SPCH 111         Public Speaking (3)

[or]

SPCH 225         Small-Group Communication (3)

Mathematics (3 hrs.)

BSAD 112         Business Math (3)

[or]

MATH 119       Applications of Mathematics for Nonscience  Majors (3)

Laboratory Science (4 hrs.)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 hrs.)

BSAD 235         Human Relations in the Workplace (3)

ECON 200        Principles of Economics –

Macroeconomics (3) S

[or]

ECON 201        Principles of Economics –

Microeconomics (3) S

Humanities and Fine Arts (3 hrs.)

BSAD 270         Business Ethics (3) S

The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences
and Humanities and Fine Arts areas should equal
9 credit hours.

Health and Wellness (1 hr.)

 

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (19 HRS. MIN.)

ACCT 111        Small Business Accounting (3)

[or]

ACCT 121        Principles of Accounting I (4) (required for Accounting and Business Administration Concentration)

ACCT 125        Computerized Accounting –

QuickBooks (3)

BSAD 111         Introduction to Business (3)

BSAD 211         Principles of Management (3)

BSAD 232         Business Law I (3) þ

OFTC 111         Business Software Essentials I (4)

 

ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION: (17 HRS.)  CIP: 52.0302

ACCT 122        Principles of Accounting II (4)

ACCT 124        Payroll Accounting (3)

ACCT 221        Intermediate Accounting I (4)

BSAD 245         Corporate Finance (3)

Approved electives (3): This course should be an upper-level course (112 or higher) in Accounting (ACCT), Business Administration (BSAD), Economics (ECON), Office Technologies (OFTC) or related field.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION:
(18 HRS.) CIP: 52.0201

BSAD 240         Principles of Marketing (3)

BSAD 245         Corporate Finance (3)

Approved electives (12): These courses should be upper-level courses (112 or higher) in Accounting (ACCT), Business Administration (BSAD), Economics (ECON), Office Technologies (OFTC) or related field.

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONCENTRATION: (18 HRS.)

CIP: 52.0701

BSAD 119         Entrepreneurship – Planning and

Introduction (3)

BSAD 219         Business Models (3)

BSAD 220         E-Commerce, Crowdfunding and Marketing (3)

BSAD 223         Finance and Funding Start-ups (3)

BSAD 224         Pitching Your Start-up (1)

Approved electives (3)

Choose from the following:

ACCT 11               Small Business Accounting (3)

BSAD 211             Principles of Management (3)

BSAD 232             Business Law (3)

BSAD 235             Human Relations in the Workplace (3)

BSAD 240             Principles of Marketing (3)

3 credit hours within an area or field of interest

 

FOCUS AREA CONCENTRATION: (16 HRS.) CIP: 52.0201

Approved electives (16): These should be related courses in one area of study. For example: computer sciences, fine arts, video production, Web design, etc.

Six credit hours of the A.A.A. and A.A.S. must come from an approved list of courses that satisfy the following requirements. These are not meant to be additional hours in the degree but are, instead, existing courses that satisfy the requirement and appear anywhere in the degree.

  • Cultural Perspectives (3 credit hours)
  • Sustainable Living (3 credit hours)

 

TOTAL 61 CREDITS MIN.

 

 

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