The goals of the Business Administration Associate of Arts degree are to provide basic knowledge in the core areas of business, serve as a base for further study in a four-year program or prepare graduates to more quickly enter the workforce.

As part of the regular University A.A. degree requirements, you must complete the courses in the first group below. The Business Administration A.A. major courses are named in the second group. All coursework in Accounting, Business and Economics must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to describe introductory concepts in accounting, economics, management and marketing.
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.

LIBERAL ARTS CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Fundamentals of Communication (3 s.h.) or
    • - Intercultural Communication (3 s.h.)
  • - Principles of Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Principles of Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Writing and Intellectual Trad I (3 s.h.)
  • - Quantitative Reasoning (3 s.h.) or
    • - Precalculus (4 s.h.) or
    • - Finite Math (3 s.h.)
  • - General Psychology (3 s.h.) or
    • - Fundamentals of Sociology (3 s.h.)

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Principles of Accounting I (3 s.h.)
  • - Principles of Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Principles of Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • - Business Law (3 s.h.)

ELECTIVE(S) IN MAJOR

Complete at least four additional courses from Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, or Management Information Systems.

  • - Principles of Accounting II (3 s.h.)
  • - Computerized Accounting (2 s.h.)
  • - Individual Income Tax (3 s.h.)
  • - Cost Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Excel for Business App (2 s.h.)
  • - Intermediate Accounting I (4 s.h.)
  • - Intermediate Accounting II (4 s.h.)
  • - Accounting Information Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Financial Statement Analysis and Reporting (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in Accounting (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Accounting Practicum (0-3 s.h.)
  • - Accounting Seminar (2 s.h.)
  • - Organizational Tax (3 s.h.)
  • - Gov and Non-Profit Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • - Auditing (3 s.h.)
  • - Business as a Profession (1 s.h.)
  • - Personal Financial Planning (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Business (3 s.h.)
  • - Business Engagement and Development (1 s.h.)
  • - Travel, Culture and Business (3 s.h.)
  • - International Business Cultures (3 s.h.)
  • - Managerial Finance (3 s.h.)
  • - Decision Making Strategies (3 s.h.)
  • - Retail Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Human Resource Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Personal Selling/Sales Mngmt (3 s.h.)
  • - International Business (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Excel for Business App (2 s.h.)
  • - Consumer Behavior (3 s.h.)
  • - Financial Statement Analysis and Reporting (3 s.h.)
  • - Operations Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Understanding and Managing Non-profit Organizations (3 s.h.)
  • - Organizational Theory & Behavior (3 s.h.)
  • - Intercultural Communication (3 s.h.)
  • - Quantitative Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • - Selected Topics (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Marketing Research (3 s.h.)
  • - Investments (3 s.h.)
  • - Marketing Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Practices of Supervisory Mgmt (3 s.h.)
  • - Branding & Promotions (3 s.h.)
  • - Financial Mngmt Applications (3 s.h.)
  • - International Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • - Leadership in Organizations (3 s.h.)
  • - Business Ethics **Designated Honors Course** (3 s.h.)
  • - Financial Markets & Institutions (3 s.h.)
  • - Strategic Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Business Plan Development (3 s.h.)
  • - Project Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Senior Colloquium (1 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Money & Banking (3 s.h.)
  • - International Economic Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - Managerial Economics (3 s.h.)
  • - The Evolution of Economic Thought (3 s.h.)
  • - Consumer Behavior (3 s.h.)
  • - Intermediate Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Selected Topics (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Applied Economic Research (3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Environmental Economics (3 s.h.)
  • - Financial Markets & Institutions (3 s.h.)
  • - Labor Economics (3 s.h.)
  • - Industrial Organization (3 s.h.)
  • - International Economics (3 s.h.)
  • - Sports Economics (3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Innovation & Problem Solving (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Dynamics (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Sales & Marketing (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Team Projects (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Engagement and Development (1 s.h.)
  • - Computerized Accounting (2 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Financing (3 s.h.)
  • - Entrepreneurial Leadership and Ethics (3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - Business Plan Development (3 s.h.)

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