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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE — Business Administration

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The Associate of Science Degree in Business program provides opportunities for job entry knowledge and skills for students interested in business careers. Below are the objectives for an Associate of Science in Business. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:

  1. Effectively use computers to complete tasks.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of basic principles of business and management.
  3. Explain the business decision making process.
  4. Describe how accounting concepts are used in basic business decision making.
  5. Perform the steps in the accounting cycle including adjusting entries, closing entries, and preparing income statements and balance sheets.
  6. Analyze the meaning of a sample financial statement.
  7. Demonstrate the use of micro-economic theory in a business application.
  8. Demonstrate the use of macro-economic theory in a business application.
  9. Demonstrate leadership through work with peers
Course IDSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree
GS 101 Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success (5)
GS/SH 110 Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health(5)
EN 104 English Composition and Writing(5)
EN 105 Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing(5)
EN 202 Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness(5)
GS/IT 109 Technology in the Information Age(5)
MA 105 Introduction to College Algebra(5)
SO 202 Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society(5)
SO 235 Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (see p.14 for additional costs)(5)
Total General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree(45)
Area II: Business Requirements
BE 101 Introduction to Business(5)
BE 104 Introduction to Accounting(5)
BE 201 Principles of Microeconomics(5)
BE 202 Principles of Macroeconomics(5)
BE 226 Business Entrepreneurship(5)
Total Business Requirements(25)
Area III: Approved Business Electives(10)
Area IV: Approved Business/General Electives(10)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(90)