Business Administration, AAS

The business administration associate degree program is designed to convey to students a foundation for the breadth of knowledge and strategic mind-set that are requisite for career success in the field of business.

Students who complete the associate degree program are encouraged to continue in the bachelor’s degree program in business administration. In choosing this academic path, they may also choose an emphasis in accounting, entrepreneurship, financial management, human resource management, marketing, management, management information systems, supply chain management, or tourism and hospitality management.

Graduates of this program will be qualified for a variety of entry-level positions in business sectors such as banking, finance, sales, insurance, and management.

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Critically apply concepts in the principal areas of business to support organizational decisions.
  • Use current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic business objectives.
  • Explain appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Effectively communicate in a professional business setting.
  • Productively collaborate in a professional business setting.

Business Administration: Associate of Applied Science Requirements

90 Credits

Business Administration Major Core (42)

AC1060Principles of Accounting I

4.5

AC1160Principles of Accounting II

4.5

EC2050Macroeconomics

4.5

EC2100Microeconomics

4.5

FN3000Business Finance I

4.5

MG3000Marketing

4.5

MT1050Introduction to Business

4.5

MT2050Principles of Management

4.5

MT3550Entrepreneurship and Small Business

4.5

MT3653Business Administration Capstone

1.5

Business Electives (9)

(Business electives include AC, EC, FN, LA, MG, MT, OL, or OM courses.)

General Education Core (39)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

Science

SCScience Elective

4.5

Mathematics

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

 

General Education

CS1201Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

5

OR

CS1203Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

5

 

CS1301Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

5

CS2086Career Path Planning

2

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Major Core. See catalog for additional graduation requirements.

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