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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/BUD1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

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 2018-2019

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.** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Biological and Physical Sciences
  Recommend two courses from: BIO 100IN, BIO 109IN, GEO 101IN, or GLG 101IN
Subtotal 14

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Financial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2201] 3
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2202] 3
BUS 148 Ethics in the Workplace 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**** (see below for alternatives, and which pair the universities will accept)
MAT 172 Finite Mathematics 3
  & MAT 212 Topics in Calculus 3
MAT 212 Topics in Calculus 3
  & BUS 277 Analytical Methods in Business 4
Subtotal 35-36

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ART 105 Exploring Art and Visual Culture 3
HUM 260
  or LIT 280
Intercultural Perspectives
  Introduction to Literature
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology [SUN# PSY 1101] 3
STU 107 University Transfer Preparation 1
STU 210 Transfer Strategies 2
WRT 254 Advanced Professional Communication 3
Subtotal 15
Total 64-65

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Humanities and Fine Arts - ART 105 and either HUM 260 or LIT 280 fulfill this requirement; Mathematics - MAT 212 (or higher) fulfills this requirement; Social and Behavioral Sciences - ECN 201 and PSY 101 fulfill this requirement; 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.

**** Alternative math options:  MAT 220 &231, or  MAT 220 & BUS 277.  The UA will accept MAT 212 & BUS 277, or MAT 220 & BUS 277. ASU will only accept the combination of MAT 220 & 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 & 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 combinations listed.