The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business offers nine areas of emphasis: accounting, agribusiness, business administration, entrepreneurship, event management, logistics, marketing, nonprofit management and sports and recreation management.
This two-year degree provides necessary business and interpersonal skills to succeed in the job market, including leadership, listening, team membership and communication skills. During the final semester, students will experience practical on-the-job training to practice, reinforce and review program competencies. All required courses of the program must be completed, including a minimum of 15 semester hours of general education courses.
Note: Students planning to continue their education toward a bachelor’s degree at a transfer institution should enroll in the Academic Transfer Program.
- Perform tasks related to entry level employment in a business setting.
- Demonstrate an understanding of personal and work characteristics that contribute to effective job performance.
- Use effective communication skills appropriate to the business field.
- Apply the theory of technical specialization to entry level employment in a business setting.
- Use mathematical data and reasoning skills in relation to entry level employment in a business setting.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree is intended for students seeking employment immediately following graduation. Opportunities exist in retailing, management, accounting, marketing, sales and computer information management. Anyone considering self-employment would also benefit from the coursework required for the AAS Degree in Business.
Associate of Applied Science Degrees
- Accounting, AAS
- Agribusiness, AAS
- Business Administration, AAS
- Entrepreneurship, AAS
- Event Management, AAS
- Logistics, AAS
- Marketing, AAS
- Nonprofit Management, AAS
- Sports and Recreation Management, AAS
Course work in business, foreign language, economics, real estate, psychology, sociology, government, composition, statistics, information technology and cultural diversity would complement the business program. Please see the list of electives below.
|ACCT 1010||Payroll Accounting||2.0|
|ACCT 1210||Principles of Accounting II||3.0|
|ACCT 2020||Income Tax Acct for Individuals||3.0|
|ACCT 2130||Intermediate Accounting I||3.0|
|ACCT 2160||Intermediate Accounting II||3.0|
|ACCT 2170||Introductory Cost Accounting||3.0|
|AGRI 1410||Intro to Ag-Economics||3.0|
|AGRI 1745||Agribusiness & Food Marketing||3.0|
|AGRI 2040||Farm & Ranch Management||3.0|
|AGRI 2041||Farm & Ranch Management Lab||1.0|
|BSAD 1060||Introduction to Sports Management||3.0|
|BSAD 1070||Customer Service||3.0|
|BSAD 1100||Personal Finance||3.0|
|BSAD 1110||Introduction to Events Management||3.0|
|BSAD 1120||Social Issues/Nonprofit Sector||3.0|
|BSAD 1500||Leadership Behavior||1.5|
|BSAD 2000||Intro to Leadership Concepts||3.0|
|BSAD 2010||Principles of Selling||3.0|
|BSAD 2020||Leadership Development||3.0|
|BSAD 2050||Strategic Planning and Leadership||3.0|
|BSAD 2060||Intro Sports Facilities Management||3.0|
|BSAD 2070||Risk Management for Events & Sports||3.0|
|BSAD 2080||Event Marketing/Sponsorship||3.0|
|BSAD 2100||Organizational Behavior||3.0|
|BSAD 2110||Non-profit Management & Leadership||3.0|
|BSAD 2120||Fundraising for a Cause||3.0|
|BSAD 2210||Supervisory Management||3.0|
|BSAD 2520||Principles of Marketing||3.0|
|BSAD 2540||Principles of Management||3.0|
|BSAD 2720||Business Law II||3.0|
|CSCE||Any CSCE course approved by the business advisor and business & technology division chair|
|ECON 1000||Contemporary Economic Issues||3.0|
|ECON 2110||Principles of Macroeconomics||3.0|
|ECON 2120||Principles of Microeconomics||3.0|
|ENGL 1010||English Composition I||3.0|
|ENTR 2040||Entrepreneurship Feasibility Study||3.0|
|ENTR 2050||Marketing for the Entrepreneur||3.0|
|ENTR 2060||Entrepreneurship Legal Issues||3.0|
|ENTR 2070||Entrepreneurship Financial Topics||3.0|
|ENTR 2090||Entrepreneurship Business Plan||3.0|
|FACS 2300||Visual Merchandising||3.0|
|INFO||Any INFO course approved by the business advisor and business & technology division chair|
|OFFT 1150||Input Keyboard Technology I||3.0|
|or OFFT 1160||Input Keyboard Technology II|
|OFFT 2050||Records Management||3.0|
|OFFT 2170||MS Office Integration||3.0|
|OFFT 2350||Administrative Proc & Mgmt||3.0|
|PSYC 1810||Intro to Psychology||3.0|
|REES 1705||Real Estate Principles & Practices||2.0|
|REES 1715||Real Estate Finance||2.0|
|REES 1725||Real Estate Law||2.0|
|SOCI 1000||Human Relations: People Skills||3.0|
|SOCI 1010||Intro to Sociology||3.0|
|SOCI 2150||Issues of Unity & Diversity||3.0|
|SPAN 1010||Beginning Spanish I||5.0|
|SPAN 1020||Beginning Spanish II||5.0|
|WARE 1100||Introduction to Logistics||3.0|
|WARE 1200||Global Logistics||3.0|
|WARE 1250||Transportation Logistics||3.0|
|WARE 2150||Supply Chain Management||3.0|
|WARE 2400||Purchasing Logistics||3.0|