Business: AA Degree
The Associate Arts in Business degree is designed for transfer to The Frankie College of Business bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University (NAU). Students interested in these programs or who are planning to transfer to a university other than NAU should see an advisor. Students completing this degree will transfer 63-64 credits to all Arizona public universities.
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets
that graduates will possess at the end of these programs of study
- Use principles in business to guide critical thinking and problem-solving activities
- Identify and modify appropriate technological applications to evaluate, interpret, and summarize business problems
- Compose clear and effective communication in oral and written forms
- Create solutions for business situations that require quantitative analytical skills
Minimum credit hours required: 62
AGEC-A Requirements: 35-36 credit hours
See General Education Courses that can be used to satisfy AGEC requirements.
Note: Associate of Business degree core courses may not be used to satisfy AGEC-A requirements.
ENG 101 ¹ College Composition I (3)
ENG 102 ¹ College Composition II (3)
MAT 142 ¹ College Mathematics (3) or a higher course selected from the approved AGEC courses in the Mathematics category.
Courses from two or more disciplines must be selected from the approved General Education courses in the Arts/Humanities category.
Highly Recommended: PHI 105
Social/Behavioral Sciences (6–9)
Courses from two or more disciplines must be selected from the approved General Education courses in the Social/Behavioral Sciences category.
Physical/Biological Sciences (8–10)
Any two courses may be taken from the General Education courses in the Physical/Biological Sciences category.
General Education Options (3-6) ²
CIS 120 Introduction to Computer
Information Systems (3)
Courses may be selected from the above categories or from the Options category.
Degree Core Requirements: 27 credit hours
Required: 21 credit hours
ACC 255¹ Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACC 256¹ Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 214 ¹ Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Issues in Business (3)
BUS 232 ¹ Business Statistics & Analysis (3)
ECN 204 ¹ Macroeconomic Principles (3)
ECN 205 Microeconomic Principles (3)
MAT 172 ¹ Finite Mathematics (3)
Business Electives: 6 credit hours
Check with an advisor or CEG to choose a business or accounting course not listed above that transfers as elective or better to NAU,
BUS 204 ¹ Business Communications (3)
CIS 220 ¹ Applications Programming I (4)
¹ Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
² 0–6 hours may be taken in the Options category as needed to complete the minimum 35 hours required for the AGEC.
This catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of publication. All information is subject to change without notice, obligation, or liability.