Associate of Science in 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.

ASBA Areas of Emphasis

  • MGT 1602 Principles of Management
  • BUS 2961 Principles of Business
  • LED 3665 Leadership
  • MIS 2351 Management Information Systems (Prerequisite: BUS 1015 or equivalent)
  • HOS 2005 Introduction to Hospitality
  • HOS 2015 Planning and Control for Food and Beverage Operations
  • HOS 2025 Managing Front Office Operations
  • HOS 2030 Managing Technology in Hospitality

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.


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

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. Title Credit Hours
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACC 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
HOS 2010 The Lodging and Food Service Industry 3
HOS 2020 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
HOS 2040 Contemporary Club Management 3
SPM 2101-04 *Sports Participation 1-4
BUS 2001 Business Administration Career Practical Training 3
BUS 2002 Business Administration Career Practical Training (Extension) 1-2

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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