Program Description

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration program consists of 20 classes, 900 lecture hours for 90 quarter- credits. The program includes six professional core classes, seven major business course requirements, six general studies classes, and one elective. This program generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization.

Program Objective

The objective of the AABA program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in business, government, and non-profit organizations. A graduate may apply all credits toward the BS degree in Business Administration.

Professional Core component 27 credits/6 courses

  • ACC100 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS100 Introduction to Business
  • BUS110 Strategies for Professional Success OR COM100 Leadership, Strategy, and Communication
  • BUS220 Business Technologies
  • ECO100 Principles of Economics
  • LEG100 Business Law I

General Studies component 31.5 credits/7 courses

  • ENG110 English Composition
  • ENG200 Research and Writing
  • MAT100 College Algebra
  • PSY100 Introduction to Psychology

Humanities: Choose two out of the following courses:

  • HUM100 Introduction to the Humanities
  • HUM110 Origin of Western Culture
  • HUM230 World Literature
  • HUM200 Creative and Critical Thinking

Science: Choose one out of the following courses:

  • SCI210 Environment and Health OR SCI200 Science and Society

Major component 31.5 credits/7 courses

  • BUS120 Fundamentals of E-Business
  • BUS130 Principles of Management
  • BUS280 Business Ethics
  • BUS290 Human Resource Management
  • FIN100 Introduction to Finance
  • MKT100 Principles of Marketing
  • TAX101 Principles of Taxation