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Associate of Applied Science

Learn basic business principles and specialize in marketing or management.  Students planning to transfer to a four year university should pursue the Associate of Business Administration

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AASBUS/BUS1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Carry out basic business functions for an employer or open a small business.

Academic Options: While this degree was not designed to transfer to a 4-year university, it may apply toward Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) or other programs.  See Pima’s Transfer Partnerships page to determine which universities offer BAS programs, and research how the universities may accept this program in transfer.

Program Requirements 2019-2020


General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

Communication Requirement
   Recommend: WRT 101 or WRT 154
Arts and Humanities Requirement
   Recommend: ART 105 or HUM 260
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Financial Accounting   [SUN# ACC 2201] 3
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting   [SUN# ACC 2202] 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 125 E-commerce 3
BUS 148 Ethics in the Workplace 3
BUS 151 Mathematics of Business 3
BUS 220 Legal Environment of Business 3
FIN 200 Business Finance 3
MGT 110 Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
MGT 200 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 270 Computer Applications for Managers 3
MGT 276 Human Resources 3
MGT 280 Business Organization and Management 3
MKT 111 Principles of Marketing 3
Subtotal 42

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CIS/CSA 104 Computer Fundamentals 3
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communication 3
ECN 201 Microeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2202] 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
ELEC Other Electives
Select 3 credits from the following list:  ECN 202, LGM 101, MGT 230, MKT 200
Subtotal 13
Total 61

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Mathematics or Science Requirement - BUS 151; Other Requirement - CMN 120; Special Requirement - CMN 120