Understanding business fundamentals provides the foundation for a career in any facet of business. The Associate of Arts (AA) in Business prepares students with more than a business foundation; our curriculum provides general knowledge in a broad range of college-level subject areas, including math, social sciences, and communications.

Business (Associate of Arts)

The Associate of Arts in Business (AAB) program provides students with substantive exposure to the foundational aspects of business education, combined with a broad, globally focused liberal arts core. Students will be able to leverage this base of quantitative and qualitative tools into further business degrees and advancement into managerial positions across a broad range of specializations in today’s competitive, service-oriented global marketplace.

Degree Summary


90 weeks (approx. 1.75 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit


Associate Degree Total Credits: 60


Total: $15,000 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Describe the competitive marketplace and core internal capabilities to identify areas of competitive advantage that can foster a long-term sustainable positioning in today’s global, service-oriented environment.
2 Demonstrate a broad understanding of the impact of ethical, political and legal policies on organizational actions.
3 Use research and data analysis to solve business problems and assess business opportunities.
4 Apply theoretical models and frameworks to evaluate customer needs and the competitive marketplace.
5 Analyze key financial measures of efficiency and success.
6 Present problems and solutions professionally and persuasively in a global context using both oral and written communication techniques.
7 Describe the interrelationships among the functional areas and processes of an organization.
8 Describe the theories that explain individual and group behavior in organizations.
9 Evaluate the impact of global environmental and cultural factors on organizational policies, strategies, and operations.
10 Appraise technologies and information systems that can be used to further organizational objectives and increase organizational efficiency.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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