ASSOCIATE OF ARTS
- Total number of credits required: 60 credits
- General Education Requirements: 24 credits
- Core Courses 27 Credits + Elective Focused 9 Credits
A career in business is versatile. Some occupations involve working with people; others focus on products. A principle focus of the program is to prepare graduates for entry–level positions and for advancement in various occupations and professions in the business world.
Upon successful program completion, the graduate will be able to:
- Demonstrate entry-level expertise in the following areas and more:
a. Bookkeeping and Accounting
b. Human Resources
- Pursue the study of business at the bachelor level or to obtain professional placement in their chosen field.
- Adopt an appreciation for the social and cultural environment in which business is transacted.
- Understand areas that include information technology, leadership dynamics, ethics, and international relationships.
- Demonstrate awareness of organizational leadership.
a. Establish and execute effectiveness of organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
b. Participate in strategic planning.
- Examine an organization’s financial and budgetary activities.
a. Review financial statements, sales reports, and other key performance indicators.
b. Explore cost cutting possibilities.
Associate of Arts Business Courses
|Course Code||Course Titles||Classroom Hours/Credits|
|BUS101||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS111||Principles of Accounting I||3|
|BUS112||Principles of Accounting II||3|
|BUS131||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|BUS210||Introduction to Economics||3|
|BUS241||Principles of Marketing||3|
|Total Category Hours/ Credits||36|
|General Education Requirements|
|COL105||College Success and Critical Thinking||3|
|Written & Oral Communications||6|
|Arts & Humanities||3|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences||6|
|Physical & Biological Sciences||3|
|Total General Education Credits||24|
|Total Category Hours/ Credits||60|
Suggested Business Electives
|BUS201||Personal Financial Management||3|
|BUS212||Principles of Microeconomics||3|