General Business AS Degree

General Business is the study of basic principles, concepts and the language of organizations. The Associate of Science in General Business Degree focuses on employment preparation. This program was not developed to be transferable to a four-year university. Changing academic goals will generally require additional courses, consult with a counselor for further information. Career paths chosen by students pursuing the Associate of Science in General Business Degree include not only entry-level general business positions. The program provides the flexibility for students to pursue other more specialized interests in business. These would include areas like finance, human resources, hospitality, information technology and public administration. Even students who choose not to major in General Business find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to think critically, problem-solve, manage their lives, and understand the business issues that engage our world, our country, and our communities. 

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
BUMA 001Principles of Management3
BUMA 010Introduction to Business3
BUMA 032Human Relations in the Workplace3
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
Select 27 units from the following:
AGBU 059ALeadership1
AGBU 059BCareers1
AIS 006Business Research2
AIS 007AIntroductory Excel1
AIS 007BAdvanced Excel2
AIS 012Office Support Skills3
BUAC 003Accounting for Government & Non-Profit3
BUAC 004Income Tax - Individuals3
BUAC 010Accounting with QuickBooks3
BUAC 013Payroll Accounting3
BUAC 020AFinancial Accounting4
BUAC 020BManagerial Accounting4
BUAC 051Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Business Managers3
BUFI 012Money Management & Planning for the Future3
BUHM 0633
BUMA 020ABusiness Law I3
BUMA 027Marketing3
BUMA 028Introduction To Entrepreneurship3
BUMA 029Retail Merchandise Management3
BUMA 031Business Calculations3
BUMA 064Human Resource Management3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
CIS 082CFront End Web Development3
DDP 110Graphic Design3
DDP 120Video Post Production3
ECON 001Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 002Principles of Microeconomics3
BUMA 095ABusiness Management Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)1-8
Required Subtotal13
Elective Subtotal27
COD General Education Pattern18
Kinesiology Activities2