Oct 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, Associate of Science


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The Associate of Science in Business Degree is for the student who plans to major in business and transfer to one of the Arkansas universities listed below; it is not designed for the business major who plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas Fayetteville’s Walton College of Business. Course work totaling 62 hours is required for the A.S. in Business degree. The curriculum requires a demonstration of competency in communications (oral and written) and mathematics and a mastery of skills and knowledge against specified performance standards in specific areas or disciplines. Remedial/developmental education courses are used for placement purposes only and cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements. Students planning to transfer should follow carefully the curriculum advised by the senior institution to which they will transfer.

The Associate of Science in Business will transfer to the following Arkansas universities, and students should select either BA 1003  or BA 2103  as a directed elective depending on the university to which they plan to transfer:

BA 1003   Arkansas Tech University
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Arkansas at Monticello
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Southern Arkansas University
BA 2103   Arkansas State University Jonesboro
Henderson State University
University of Central Arkansas
University of Arkansas Fort Smith

 

Major Code: 0308
Advising: Cheryl Keymer, (870) 391-3225, ckeymer@northark.edu
                 Advising Center: M184 South Campus (870) 391-3115

The My Academic Plan (MAP) serves as a guideline to graduate in four semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the four-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation.

Academic Preparedness

Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in the MAP sequence of courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within four semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.

**A course can only be used once**

Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 15


Grand Total Credits: 62


*Students may select this elective from any course with a BIOL prefix.

**Students may select this elective from courses with PHSC or GEOL prefixes

***Students should select this elective based on the university to which they plan to transfer:

BA 1003   Arkansas Tech University
  University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  University of Arkansas at Monticello
  University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  Southern Arkansas University
BA 2103   Arkansas State University Jonesboro
  Henderson State University
  University of Central Arkansas
  University of Arkansas Fort Smith

Students should select this elective from courses with the prefix FA, ART or MUS

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