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Associate of Arts (AA) in Business

Overview

Whatever field you decide to pursue, you have to begin with an understanding of business, which is the core of any career and a good way to gain an edge on workers who lack this degree. You can complete your Associate of Arts degree in Business online. (An on-campus option may also be available; contact a student advisor for details.) General Education and Common Body of Knowledge courses provide students with a solid background of general knowledge in addition to a broad-based business foundation. The Associate of Arts in Business (AAB) program is designed to prepare students to successfully progress into Core and Major course work for any Western International University® (West) bachelor degree.

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Required Coursework

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS – 42 CREDITS

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 18 CREDITS

BUS 100 Introduction to Business
MKT 100 Introduction to Marketing
BUS 230 Emerging Technologies
MGT 340 Organization Theory and Behavior
ACT 200 Introduction to Accounting and Finance
MGT 352 Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business

Additional Requirements:

  • A minimum of 18 credits must be earned in residence at West.
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher for all coursework at West.

CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 60