Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration (AASBA) program is designed to prepare students for entry-level management positions. This articulated program targets immediate employment in a Business Administration-related job. Completion of that degree can provide students with a transition path to a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BABA) degree as well. The curriculum includes courses in general business, accounting, economics, legal studies, management, and marketing. With a goal of maximizing student success, this program is designed with two pre-requisites as parts of the general education requirements: College Algebra and one additional mathematics course. In the absence of transfer credit, students may need to take additional elective courses to satisfy the total unit requirements for the degree. The program courses may be taken in any sequence. Courses in the Business major will be taught through the lenses of Christian principles.

Program Requirements Summary

Length: Approximately 2 years

General Education Course Requirements: 36 quarter units
Bible and Theology Course Requirements: 12 quarter units (Student may take up to 4 units of interdisciplinary Business courses to fulfill the Bible and Theology requirements)
Business Administration requirements: 44 quarter units (Includes 8 units of business administration electives)
Total Units Required for Graduation: 92 quarter units

Program Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration (AASBA) degree program, the student will be able to:

1. Describe the types of business organizations and their basic functions, as well as the legal structure and tax implications of different types of business organizations such as sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation.
2. Explain the functions of basic management relating to planning and implementing an organization’s strategic behavior, demonstrating some computer applications of the contemporary business technology.
3. Explain the changing nature of business in a global economy, while navigating the legal and ethical issues surrounding the business community.
4. Explain the basic accounting, finance, and management functions of business organizations, as well as how marketing decisions can affect the realization of business profits.
5. Integrate the knowledge acquired in the program within a life of Christian service to the local and global community.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission to the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration program, submitting proper documentation to the office of admission by the appropriate deadline:

  1. Applicants for admission must be in possession of, or have candidacy for, a high school diploma or GED, and must submit official transcripts and/or copy of diploma for their high school degree, as well as any college level work they have completed, if applicable.
  2. A completed application form for admission
  3. Students whose native language is not English must meet the language proficiency requirements delineated elsewhere in the catalog.
  4. Application fee
  5. Recommendation Form

Registration for : Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration


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