Business (AA Degree)

Degree Description

The Associate Arts in Business degree is designed for transfer to the 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.  

AGEC-A Requirements: 35 credits

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

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition (6)

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

Collge Composition II

3

Mathematics (3)

 

 

MAT 151 or higher (3).

College Algebra or higher (3)

3

Arts and Humanities (6)

 

 

 

Two courses from different disciplines. 

Recommended: PHI 105

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)

 

 

 

Two courses from different disciplines.

6

Physical and Biological Sciences (8)

 

 

 

Two courses.

8

Options (3-6) 

 

 

CIS 120 

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

                                                                Any AGEC coursework to complete 35 credits.

0-6

Special Requirements

Must be met within the AGEC or degree requirements by a minimum of 2 courses.

Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry

"W"

Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness

"E"

Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness

"C"

Degree Core Requirements: 18 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 255

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACC 256

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 214

Legal, Ethical & Regulatory Issues in Business

3

BUS 232

Business Statistics & Analysis

3

ECN 204

Macroeconomic Principles

3

ECN 205

Microeconomic Principles

3

Electives: Select from the options below to complete 60 credit hours.

Course

Course Title

Hours

BUS 204        

Business Communications

3

CIS 220

Computer Programming I

4

MAT 172

Finite Mathematics 3

MAT 211

Business Calculus 4

Any combination of Accounting (ACC) or Business (BUS) courses that transfer according to the Course Equivalency Guide (CEG) to Northern Arizona Unviersity (NAU).

3

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will:

  • 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;
  • and create solutions for business situations that require quantitative analytical skills.