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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 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


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate collaborative skills for working effectively in functionally and culturally diverse business teams.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally in business situations through physical or virtual presence, writing, speaking, listening, and electronic media.

  • Recognize opportunities and evaluate potential for business success, and consider implementation issues including financial, operational and administrative procedures involved in running a business.

  • Understand, analyze, and use quantitative data to make business decisions and report to stakeholders, identify quantitative characteristics of a problem, examine and interpret numerical data and analyze numerical data to derive conclusions. 

  • Critically evaluate, analyze, and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions.

  • Acquire and utilize knowledge of behavioral, policy, Ethical Standards and strategic issues to improve the effectiveness of global organizations.

First Semester: 15 Credits

Second Semester: 16 Credits

Third Semester: 16 Credits

Fourth Semester: 15 Credits

Grand Total: 62 Credits

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