Business Administration

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) - 60 credits

About this program
The AAS in Business Administration is a two-year degree designed to prepare students for a career in business at an entry level of management. The degree is designed for the student who wishes to enter the workforce upon graduation. The program offers some general education courses but is concentrated on courses specific to preparing the student for a career in business management.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the underlying concepts of sound management including planning, organization, leading and controlling.
  2. Apply the four P's (product, pricing, place and promotion) of marketing to a corporation's activities.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to prepare financial statements.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the American legal system and how it relates to the world of business.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts, tools and applications of finance and investment.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of information system theory, software and hardware.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
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Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
54 Required courses
6 Restricted electives in course types
60 Total

AAS Business Administration - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1108 ACCT1108 - Business Math and Calculators 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2213 ACCT2213 - Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT2215 ACCT2215 - Computerized Acct App 3
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
BUS1120 BUS1120 - Spreadsheet & Database Concepts 3
BUS1141 BUS1141 - Introduction to Business 3
BUS1143 BUS1143 - Office Procedures 3
BUS1146 BUS1146 - Personal Finance 3
BUS2150 BUS2150 - Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS2202 BUS2202 - Management Information Systems 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
CSCI1155 CSCI1155 - Computer Utilization in Business & Society 3
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ECON2222 ECON2222 - Microeconomics 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals
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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
BUS1120 BUS1120 - Spreadsheet & Database Concepts 3
BUS1141 BUS1141 - Introduction to Business 3
BUS1143 BUS1143 - Office Procedures 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

1st Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1108 ACCT1108 - Business Math and Calculators 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2215 ACCT2215 - Computerized Acct App 3
BUS1146 BUS1146 - Personal Finance 3
CSCI1155 CSCI1155 - Computer Utilization in Business & Society 3

2nd Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2213 ACCT2213 - Managerial Accounting 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
BUS2150 BUS2150 - Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS2202 BUS2202 - Management Information Systems 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
ECON2222 ECON2222 - Microeconomics 3