Business (AAS Degree)

Degree Description

The AAS Business Degree program is designed to prepare students to enter the business profession, at an entry level position, with tracks in General Business and Accounting.

General Education Requirements (25 credits)

All General Education coursework must be selected from approved AZ General Education Curriculum.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

Collge Composition II

3

Mathematics

 

 

MAT 140 or higher.

College Mathematics (5) or higher (3)

3

Arts & Humanities

Two courses

6

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Two courses

6

Physical & Biological Sciences

One course

4

Degree Core Requirements (27 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 255

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACC 256

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 100

Mathematics of Business

3

BUS 204

Business Communications

3

BUS 206

Principles of Management

3

BUS 214

Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Issues in Business

3

CIS 120

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

ECN 204

Macroeconomic Principles

3

ECN 205

Microeconomic Principles

3

Electives

Select 1 emphasis area and complete 9 credit hours. Students may apply for 3 credits of Internship to any specialization option in consultation with a Business advisor.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Accounting

 

 

ACC 110

Payroll Accounting

3

ACC 206

Computerized Accounting

3

ACC or BUS Elective

Any ACC or BUS course

1-3

General Business

 

 

ACC or BUS Elective

Any ACC or BUS course

1-4

BUS 213

Small Business Management

3

LDR 201

Leadership Basics

3

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, student will:

  1. demonstrate basic computer skill
  2. compose and deliver clear and effective communication
  3. evaluate and determine business solutions using appropriate quantitative analysis skills.
  4. apply basic knowledge of accounting, business law, and general business operations to solve business problems
  5. and prepare for the Federal Payroll Certification (FPC) exam in the Accounting track