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Business Administration

Associate Degree for Transfer

Jump start your business career by completing this degree and then transferring to a university business administration degree or related program. 

Program/Major Codes: AOBBUSIADMIN/BUD

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: This degree is designed for transfer rather than for direct employment. After completing a four-year degree, students are qualified for a variety of business careers including accounting, finance, management, and marketing.

Academic Options: Transfer to a four-year university to complete your bachelor's degree.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirement (AGEC-B)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select courses to fulfill I, C and G requirements.**

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Subtotal 23

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Financial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2201] 3
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2202] 3
BUS 205 Statistical Methods in Economics and Business 3
BUS 220 Legal Environment of Business 3
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 201 Microeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2202] 3
ECN 202 Macroeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2201] 3
MAT 151*** College Algebra [SUN# MAT 1151] 4
Business Math Requirement**** 6-7
MAT 172 Finite Mathematics 3
  & MAT 212 Topics in Calculus 3
MAT 212 Topics in Calculus 3
  & BUS 277 Analytical Methods in Business 4
MAT 220 Calculus I 5
  & MAT 231 Calculus II 4
Business Administration Electives
ELEC Electives: Select transferable electives so program total is 60-64 credits.  Recommended prefixes: ACC, BUS, CIS, FIN, MGT, MKT, or language courses. 5-8
Subtotal 37-41
Total 60-64

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Mathematics - MAT 212 or 220 (or higher) fulfills this requirement; Social and Behavioral Sciences - ECN 201 fulfills 3  credits of this requirement, complete a non-ECN course; Other Requirements: CIS 120 and ECN 202 fulfill this requirement.

** In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "I" (intensive writing), one is marked "C" (cultural diversity), and one is marked "G" (global awareness).  Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.

*** MAT 151 may be replaced by any transferable course if 1) student tests above MAT 151 or 2) student earns a grade C or better in a College MAT course numbered higher than 151.

**** The UA will accept MAT 212 and BUS 277. ASU will only accept the combination of MAT 220 and 231, or MAT 212 and an additional Math course at ASU; The NAU BSBA program in Flagstaff only requires MAT 172, while their BBA program through the extended campus requires MAT 212 and either MAT 151 or 172. Regardless of which University a student plans to transfer to, any student that wants to earn a Pima ABUS degree still need one of the three combinations listed.