Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Business (AAS)

The Department offers the following options in the Business Associate in Applied Science degree program.

Students must elect one of the following:

Business AAS: Accounting Specialization

Business AAS: Finance Specialization

Business AAS: Information Systems Specialization

Business AAS: International Business Specialization

Business AAS: Marketing Specialization

Business AAS: Management Specialization

General Education Requirements

 21-24 credits 

Core/Major Requirements

35-36 credits

Total Credits Required

60 credits

 

General Education Requirements

ENG 111Introduction to College Writing(EC)

3

ENG 151College Writing(EC)

3

 

MTH 121Finite Mathematics(MQ)

3

OR

MTH 123College Algebra and Trigonometry(MQ)(STEM)

4

OR

MTH 130Pre-Calculus Mathematics(MQ)(STEM)

3

OR

MTH 230Calculus I with Pre-Calculus(MQ)(STEM)

6

OR

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(MQ)(STEM)

3

 

Life and Physical Sciences Course(LP)

3

 

Select three courses from the five following Flexible Core areas:

9

World Cultures and Global Issues Course(WG)

3

US Experience in its Diversity Course(US)

3

Individual and Society Course(IS)

3

Creative Expression Course(CE)

3

Scientific World Course(SW)

3

Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in ECO 101, which satisfies the Individual and Society general education requirement.

Core Requirements

ACC 114Introduction to Accounting I(RNL)

4

ACC 218Introduction to Accounting II(RNL)

4

BUS 160Business Law I(RNL)

3

BUS 215Information Management(RNL)

4

 

ECO 111Introduction To Microeconomics(RLA)

4

OR

ECO 112Introduction to Macroeconomics(RLA)

4

 

FNC 240/ECO 240Managerial Finance I(RLA)

3

MGT 110Organizational Theory and Management(RNL)

3

MKT 111Marketing(RNL)

3

In addition to the core requirements student must complete the 7-8 credits from one of the following Business AAS specializations:

Accounting Specialization

Any two accounting courses above ACC 121.

Finance Specialization

Any two finance courses at the 200 level or above.

Information Systems Specialization

Two courses chosen from the following: 

CSC 126Introduction to Computer Science(SW)(STEM)

4

ISI 205Data Communications and IT Infrastructure(RNL)

4

ISI 210Electronic Health Records Management(RNL)

4

International Business Specialization

BUS 200Introduction to International Business(RNL)

4

AND

ECO 250International Economics(CW)

4

OR

ECO 251/POL 251International Political Economy(CW)(P&D)

4

OR

ECO 252/GEG 252Economic Geography(CW)

4

OR

ECO 256Analysis of Underdeveloped Areas(RLA)

4

OR

POL 261International Organizations(CW)

4

Marketing Specialization

Any two marketing courses at the 200 level or above.

Management Specialization

Any two management courses at the 200-level or above.

Mathematics Placement
Depending on mathematics placement, some students may have to complete MTH 30 prior to enrolling in MTH 121 or MTH 123 or MTH 130.

Prerequisite Advisory

Some courses may require a specific mathematics course prerequisite (MTH 121, or MTH 123, MTH 130, MTH 230, MTH 231).

Total Credit Hours: 60

Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirement

All courses designated ACC and BUS, and most courses designated FNC, MKT, and MGT are non-liberal arts and sciences. Courses double-listed with economics (ECO) or political science (POL) are liberal arts and sciences.