Jul 13, 2024  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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 15 credits of General Education and 15 additional credits from either General Education (strongly recommended to prepare for applied bachelor or BAS degrees) or other programs in the Business Management area of study: Accounting , Construction Management Certificate Legal Assistant , and Office Assistant .

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. 

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 5

Quarter 6

  • 5 Credits
  •  Classes from any General Education Distribution area or ACCT, ACCT&, ASST, CONST, or LGL 10 Credits

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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