Business Administration - Associate in Applied Science

Program/CIP Code: BADM.AAS/52.0201
Credits Required: 60
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
This program provides courses to prepare students for immediate employment in many areas of work. Students interested in a transfer program should follow the suggested listing of courses for The Associate in Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences transfer degree for Business and they are required to fulfill all degree requirements of the transfer institution. Deviations must be approved by the Dean of Business and Continuing Education.

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENG 0102 or Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
BUSN 0110 Business Math** 3
Humanities elective 3
ECON 0201 or
PSYC 0101
Principles of Macroeconomics or
Natural & Physical Science Elective 3-5
Total General Education Requirements 21-23
* See course syllabus for prerequisite.
** Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
BUSN 0101 Accounting I 3
BUSN 0204 Business Law I 3
BUSN 0210 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 0211 Business Communications 3
CIST 0111 Microcomputer Business Software 3
BUSN 0102 Accounting II 3
BUSN 0104 or
BUSN 0108
Small Business Management or
Human Relations in Business
BUSN 0206 Business Law II 3
BUSN 0213 or
BUSN 0280
Introduction to Employment Law or
Human Resource Management
BUSN 0286 Principles of Management 3
BUSN 0294 Be Your Own Boss – Fast/Trac©Planning The Entrepreneurial Venture™ 3
Electives: Choose 5-6 credits from the following:
BUSN 0104 Small Business Management 3
BUSN 0105 Personal Finance 3
BUSN 0113 Marketing 3
BUSN 0166
BUSN 0167
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Tax Preparation
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Tax Preparation Internship
BUSN 0181 Is Business Ownership for Me? – Ice House-The Entrepreneurial Mindset 2
BUSN 0203 Managerial Accounting 3
BUSN 0214 International Business Cultures 3
BUSN 0216 E-Marketing 3
BUSN 0260 Principles of Advertising 3
BUSN 0263 Consumer Behavior 3
BUSN 0264 Integrated Marketing Communications 3
BUSN 0266 Principles of Selling 3
BUSN 0267 Supervision Skills 2
BUSN 0269 Services Marketing 3
BUSN 0292 Current Topics in Supervision and Management 3
BUSN 0293 Business Dynamics 2
BUSN 0294 Introduction to Entrepreneurship: FastTrac© 3
BUSN 0294 Customer Service 2
Total Hours for Business Administration Requirements 38
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete degree 60-63

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