Associate of Science in Business Administration – Business Administration


Associate of Science in Business Administration: Business Administration

An Associate’s Degree in Business Administration is a versatile career move, enabling you to kickstart your career in business or pursue your Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

CMU’s Associates of Science in Business Administration program is designed to will help you develop leadership and managerial skills while learning the best habits, practices and how to apply them in real-world scenarios. As you pursue your degree, you can further your knowledge, expand your professional network and discover new opportunities by networking with industry-recognized associations partnered with CMU.

MGT 1602: Principles of Management (3 credits hours)

Explores the dynamics of management in the modern organization. Examines the history of management, as well as its current functions involving such issues as motivation, diversity, quality, ethics and the global environment.

BUS 2961: Principles of Business (3 credit hours)

Provides an overview of managerial functions and responsibilities, leadership practices and business management. This course covers a variety of topics including: management, organization, human resource management, purchasing, production/operations, accounting, finance, marketing and quantitative methods.

LED 3665: Leadership (3 credit hours)

Reviews the effects of leadership on the achievement of the collective purpose and the moral aspirations of an organization. This course provides the tools to assess leadership style in both social and work situations. Topics include communication styles, the power of leaders, situational leadership, creativity and leadership, teamwork, motivation, coaching skills and the effect of leadership on the organization.

MIS 2351: Management Information Systems (Prerequisite: BUS 1015 or equivalent) (3 credit hours)

This course provides guidance for the management of information technology in today’s complex business environment. Major focuses include: the development of systems that use and deliver information technology, as well as tactics, strategies, issues and jargon concerning information technology. Case studies and the World Wide Web are utilized to study corporate usage of information technology and information management.


General Education Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
HIS 1010 American History 3
MTH 1150 Algebra 3
PS 1010 American Government 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM 1010 OR ART 1010 Introduction to Humanities OR Art History 3
BIO 1020 Environmental Science 3

Business Core Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
BUS 1010 Business Communications 3
BUS 1015 Computer Essentials: Digital & Virtual Environment 3
MKT 1201 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 1202 Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, BUS 1150 or equivalent) 3
BUS 3151 Business Statistics 3
Course No. Title Credit Hours
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACC 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
HOS 2020 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
BUS 2001 Business Administration Career Practical Training 3
BUS 2002 Business Administration Career Practical Training (Extension) 1-2

ASBA Program Graduates Should Be Able to:

ASBA PLO #1: Demonstrate in assignments the application of basic business concepts.

ASBA PLO #2: Apply a basic understanding of business related topics through the use of electronic scholarly resources in assignments.

ASBA PLO #3: Discuss basic business resource requirements.

Degree Costs & Financial Aid

Degree Program Costs

  • Tuition per Unit: $406
  • Tuition per 3 Unit Course: $1,218
  • Total Program Tuition: $24,360 (60 units)

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