Associate of Science in Business Administration

Students will develop the ability to learn and apply business, leadership and managerial skills. The Associate’s Degree will also serve as a bridge toward the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

Required & Elective Courses

General Education Courses

Course No.TitleCredit Hours
ENG 1010English Composition I3
HIS 1010American History3
MTH 1150Algebra 3
PS 1010American Government3
PSY 1010General Psychology3
SOC 1010Introduction to Sociology3
HUM 1010 OR ART 1010Introduction to Humanities OR Art History3
BIO 1010Biology 3
BIO 1020Environmental Science3

Business Core Courses

Course No.TitleCredit Hours
BUS 1010Business Communications3
BUS 1015Computer Essentials3
BUS 1150Business Mathematics3
MKT 1201Principles of Marketing3
ACC 1202Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, BUS 1150 or equivalent)3
MGT 1602Principles of Management3
MIS   2351Management Information Systems (Prerequisite: BUS 1015 or equivalent)3
BUS 2951Principles of Business3
BUS 3151Business Statistics3
LED 3665Leadership3

General Elective Courses

Students Choose 6 Semester Credit Units of electives. Students may choose from any undergraduate course offered by the university that is not a part of the required general education courses, core courses or emphasis courses. Below are some of the available options:

Course No.TitleCredit Hours
BUS 1150Business Mathematics3
LED 2525Leadership Communication 3
BUS 2361Business and Technology3
ECO 2401Principles of Macroeconomics3
ACC 2302Principles of Accounting II 3
SPM 2101-08*Sports Participation1-4
SPT 2101-08*Strength and Conditioning Training1-4
BUS 2001Business Administration Career Practical Training3

Education Costs

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

Graduates of the ASBA program 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.


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