Associate of Science in
Business Administration

The Associate of Science in Business Administration Degree
is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop their basic knowledge, understanding, and skills for careers in the broad fields of business. Students planning careers in business should work toward the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. The objective of the Associate Degree is to provide
a solid foundation in business practices and policies. This
foundation will enable students to secure and advance rapidly in positions of responsibility and leadership in business, industry, and government.

Upon successful completion of this degree, you are eligible to enroll into Southwest University’s Bachelor Degree Program(s).

      Business Administration
      Business Administration Human Resource Management
      Business Administration International Business
      Business Business Administration Leadership and Management
      Business Administration Management
      Business Administration Marketing
      Business Administration Organizational Management
      Criminal Justice

Degree Requirements

      60 Semester Hours
      A maximum of 30 semester hours may be accepted toward fulfilling the degree requirement.
      The student must satisfy a minimum of 30 semester hours, 10 courses, with Southwest University.

General Education Courses

Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following General Education courses:

ENG-100 Reading / Writing Comprehension
ENG-101 English Composition
COM-105 Principles of Communication
NCS-136 Earth Science
PHIL-161 Ethics
Select any two (2):
MATH-150 College Math I
MATH-151 College Math II
STAT-156 Business Statistics
CIS-122 Computer Concepts
Select any two (2):
HIST-110 American History 1500 – 1877
HIST-111 American History 1863 – since 1988
POLS-112 International Relations
POLS-125 World Politics
Select one (1):
PSY-130 Introduction to Psychology
SOC-134 Introduction to Sociology

Core Courses

Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following core courses:

ACC-203 Accounting I
ACC-204 Accounting II
BUS-210 Introduction to Business
HRM-215 Introduction to Human Resource Management
FIN-218 Personal Finance
ECO-230 Principles of Economic
BUS-239 Practical Business Law
MGT-240 Principles of Management
MKT-248 Principles of Marketing
ORG-260 Introduction to Organizational Management

Elective Courses

Students may select 200 and 300 level courses.
Courses at the 300 level are subject to faculty approval.

CIS-205 Basic Communication Technologies
BUS-214 Public Speaking
HR-225 Principles in Human Relations
BUS-237 Leadership
SOC 241 Race and Ethnic Relations
MGT-243 Administrative Office Management
BUS-280 Special Topics in Business Administration
BUS-310 Building Customer Service
BUS-320 Information and Records Management
MGT-330 Strategic Retail Management
MKT-335 Principles of Selling
MGT-340 Management
BUS-345 Business Ethics
HR-348 Human Relations at Work
BUS-350 Public Relations
FIN-355 Business Finance
BUS-239 Promotional Marketing
INT-360 International Business
MGT-365 Risk Management
HRM-370 HR: Issues, Decision Making and Challenges
BUS-380 Special Topics in Business Administration