Business (AAS Degree)

 

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.
 

 

Degree Information

What courses will I need to take?

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

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of this program, student will:

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

How will my placement test scores affect my course sequence?

Depending on your English and/or Math placement scores, you may be required to take an additional course or courses that will increase the posted estimated timeline. Placement tests are given to students to determine their specific knowledge or proficiency in math and English, for the purpose of assigning them to the appropriate courses. Test scores are valid for two years. Students can also use their ACT or SAT scores to place them into math and English courses.

Tracks based on current degree minimum requirements for English and Math.
 

English/Reading

Track 1:

ENG 095
ENG 099 + RDG 099
ENG 101
ENG 102

Track 2:

ENG 095
RDG 099
ENG 101A  (combines ENG 099 + ENG 101)
ENG 102

 

Math

Track 1:

MAT 088
MAT 091
MAT 097
MAT 142

Track 2:

MAT 088
MAT 091
MAT 140 (combines MAT 097 + MAT 142)


Work with an advisor to ensure completion of your pathway in a timely manner.