Sep 28, 2020  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

Contemporary Business Administration, AAS


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Associate of Applied Science Degree: 92 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

Learn skills to start and run a small business or manage someone else’s with skills in management, accounting, marketing, human relations and other skills.

To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 30 credits of additional general education classes.

Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Formulate effective operational decisions in a legal, ethical, and economic environment.
  • Apply core marketing principles to improve profitability, customer satisfaction, and social welfare.
  • Develop business decision-making strategies using financial management techniques.
  • Develop critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and make effective business decisions.
  • Build a diverse knowledge base to identify different management practices and leadership styles that impact organizational effectiveness.

Program Requirements


Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. 

Course Requirements for AAS Degree


Quarter 5


Quarter 6


  • Approved General Education Options (15 credits)

Approved General Education Courses


Approved General Education classes are listed below. Students should choose options that meet their career and educational goals. Transfer credits and requests to take a class not listed below must be approved by the program Dean. 

GPA Requirements


  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 1.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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