Understanding business fundamentals provides the foundation for a career in any facet of business. The Associate of Arts in Business prepares students with more than a business foundation; our General Education and Common Body of Knowledge provide 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 is designed to prepare students to successfully progress into any Western International University┬« (West) bachelor degree program. The AAB program provides students with a solid background of general knowledge in addition to a broad-based business foundation. 

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 interrelationships among the functional areas and processes of an organization.
2 Demonstrate a broad understanding of the impact of ethical, political and legal policies on organizational actions.
3 Use quantitative tools to solve business problems and assess business opportunities.
4 Describe the theories that explain individual and group behavior in organizations.
5 Apply theoretical models and frameworks to evaluate customer needs and the competitive marketplace.
6 Analyze key financial measures of efficiency and success.
7 Appraise technologies and information systems that can be used to further organizational objectives and increase organizational efficiency.
8 Present ideas professionally and persuasively in a global context using both oral and written communication techniques.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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