AAS — Business

This 60-credit Associate of Applied Science degree prepares graduates to pursue diverse employment options in existing and emerging fields as employees, entrepreneurs or business owners. Certification in specific areas of study allows students to focus on the skill sets that best fit their career plans by completing at least two certificates from the following areas: Accounting, Administrative Business Specialist, Computer Support, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, and Marketing & Entrepreneurship.


Graduates will obtain foundational knowledge and skills to open up a range of career opportunities in the diverse world of business. Graduates could become entrepreneurs or business owners, or depending on their interests, could seek a position as a general or operations manager, operations manager or administrative manager.

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College Readiness

A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Degree Requirements

ENGL 1111 College Writing I 3
Required Courses
MATH 1110 College Algebra 3
PHIL 1201 Ethics 3
PSYC 1105 General Psychology 3
SPCH 1110 Intro to Public Speaking 3
ACCT 1000 Financial Information for Life 3
MKTG 1108 Customer Relations Mgmt 3
ADMS 1116 Business Communications 3
SUPL 1104 Intro to Business 3
CPTR 1104 Computerized Business Applications 3
Accounting Certificate
ACCT 1120 Legal Environment 3
ACCT 1134 Computerized Accounting Applications 3
ACCT 2201 Accounting I: Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 2203 Accounting II: Managerial Accounting 4
CRLT 1102 Contemporary Career Search 1
Administrative Business Specialist Certificate
ADMS 1100 Keyboarding I 3
ADMS 1112 Desktop Publishing/Presentation Graphics 3
ADMS 1126 Business Office Management 3
ADMS 2124 Advanced Micro Computer 3
ADMS 2226 Advanced Administrative Office Applications 3
Computer Support Certificate
CPTR 1138 Information Systems 3
CPTR 1142 Network Essentials 3
CPTR 1148 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
CTEC 1106 Helpdesk Operations 3
CTEC 1108 E-Merging Technologies 3
Human Resources Certificates
ACCT 1104 Payroll 3
ACCT 1120 Legal Environment 3
MKTG 2220 Human Resource Management 3
MKTG 2200 Prin of Management 3
SUPL 1120 Supervisory Leadership 3
Sales Marketing Certificates
MKTG 1106 Professional Sales 3
MKTG 1116 Advertising & Promotion 3
MKTG 1112 Retailing Management 3
MKTG 2100 Principles of Marketing 3
MKTG 2214 E-Marketing 3
Management Entrepreneurship Certificate
MKTG 2200 Prin of Management 3
MKTG 2236 Small Business Management 3
MKTG 2220 Human Resource Management 3
MKTG 2232 Marketing Management 3
BUSN 1100 Entrepreneurial Finance 3

Total Credits                                                     60


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