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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

CIPS Code: 52.0101

Program Prerequisites:

Program Prerequisites 3
Course # Course Title Credits
CRE101 * College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent by assessment.
3

Required Courses

Required Courses 21
Course # Course Title Credits
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120 3
GBS110
MGT175
MGT251
Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
Business Organization and Management (3) OR
Human Relations in Business (3)
3
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
GBS233* Business Communication 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives 18
Course # Course Title Credits
Any ACC, GBS, MGT, or MKT prefixed courses not listed in the Required Courses area
ACCxxx Any ACC Accounting prefixed courses not listed under the Required Courses area 1-18
GBSxxx Any GBS General Business course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area 1-18
IBSxxx Any IBS International Business course(s) 1-18
MGTxxx Any MGT Management course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area. 1-18
MKTxxx Any MKT Marketing course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area 1-18
REAxxx Any REA Real Estate course(s) 1-18
SBSxxx Any SBS Small Business Management course(s) 1-18
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

General Education Requirements

 

General Education Requirements 22-24
General Education Core 12-14
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition
ENG101 *
ENG107 *
ENG102 *
ENG108 *
First-Year Composition (3) Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 OR
First-Year Composition for ESL(3) AND
First-Year Composition (3) Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 OR
First-Year Composition for ESL(3)
6
Oral Communication
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area. 3
Mathematics
MAT120 *
MAT121 *
MAT122 *
Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
Intermediate Algebra (3)
3-5
Critical Reading
Met by CRE101* in Program Prerequisites Area.
0
General Education Distribution 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
3
Natural Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
4
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ECN211
ECN212
SBU200
Macroeconomic Principles (3) Shared Unique Number Number ECN2201 OR
Microeconomic Principles (3) Shared Unique Number Number ECN2202 OR
Society and Business (3)
3
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Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61-63.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • xxx Indicates any module
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information

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