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Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

The degree program is designed to provide a well-rounded selection of courses for orientation to business/industry. The student will obtain technical and general education skills necessary for qualified entrance into management, marketing, or accounting fields.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of terms and arithmetic/problems solving skills in personal, financial, and managerial accounting;
  2. application of economic theories to real world and hypothetical situations;
  3. technical and general education skills necessary to qualify for entrance into business management and marketing fields;
  4. successful communication within the business environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills; and
  5. comprehension and application of basic business legal and ethical principles.

Required courses for the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
BADM 105: General Business Administration * 3
ACCT 205: Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 101: Applied Algebra for College Students 3
or MATH 102:   College Algebra
Second Semester Hours
BADM 201: Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 206: Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
SPCH 110: Speech Communication *** 3
  Natural Science Elective 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
BADM 202: Principles of Microeconomics 3
BADM 212: Principles of Management 3
BADM 214: Principles of Marketing 3
  Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
  Business Elective ** 3
Second Semester Hours
BADM 213: Human Resource Management 3
or BADM 217:   Organizational Behavior
BADM 108: Finance 3
BADM 215: Business Law 3
BADM 220: Business Communication 3
  Humanities Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 60
Students must meet prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.
* Students having three or more years of relevant work experience in a business setting or 15 or more hours of business courses may substitute a business elective for BADM 105.
** The following courses will satisfy the Business Elective requirement: ACCT 210, ACCT 212, ACCT 218, ACCT 231, BADM 216, CIS 205 , CIS 207, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 299 and HCM 201. If both BADM 213 and BADM 217 are taken, one may be used to meet the degree requirement and the other may be used as the Business Elective.
*** The following course, SPCH 110, requires you to come to campus to present your speeches.

This degree can be obtained 100% via Internet instruction. Contact your academic advisor for details.

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