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Business Administration - AAS

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration prepares graduates to begin or advance their careers in the business world. Core competencies are aligned with the New Mexico Collegiate Business Articulation Consortium (NMCBAC) with a wide range of interests including accounting, business, finance, information systems, management, and marketing. If the primary goal is to transfer, the student must learn in advance of the particular requirements of the intended school or university.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2015-2018 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 61 Credit Hours

General Education Core (25 credit hours)
Area I. Communications (9 credit hours)
ENG111 Freshman Composition I 3
ENG115 Freshman Composition II 3
Choose One (3 credit hours)
SPCH111 Public Speaking 3
SPCH112 Interpersonal Communication 3
Area II. Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MATH116 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH180 College Algebra 4
Approved Core Options (6 credit hours)
ANTH103 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ANTH221 Cultures of the World 3
ART110 Introduction to Art 3
ART210 Art History 3
BIO105 Biology for Non-Majors 4
BIO110 General Biology I 4
BIO111 General Biology II 4
BIO201 Medical Microbiology 4
BIO217 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO218 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHEM105 Introduction to Chemistry 4
CHEM111 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM112 General Chemistry II 4
ENVS102 Environmental Science 4
GEOL101 Survey of Earth Science 4
GEOL202 Earth History 4
HIST101 Western Civilization to 1500 3
HIST102 Western Civilization from 1500 3
HIST161 American History to 1865 3
HIST162 American History from 1865 3
MUS108 Music Appreciation 3
MUS208 Music History 3
PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHYS111 Introduction to Physics 4
PHYS115 General Physics I 4
PHYS116 General Physics II 4
PHYS161 Calculus Physics I 4
PHYS162 Calculus Physics II 4
POLS151 American National Government 3
POLS167 State and Local Government 3
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
THEO222 History of Christianity 3
THEO232 World Religions 3
THTR110 Introduction to Theater 3
Any 100 or 200 level literature course is acceptable.
Required Courses (6 credit hours)
ECON208 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON209 Principles of Microeconomics 3

Program Requirements (27 credit hours)
ACCT200 Accounting Principles I 4
ACCT201 Accounting Principles II 4
BUS105 Introduction to Business 3
BUS120 Principles of Finance 3
BUS295 Business Capstone 1
CSA150 Computer Fundamentals 3
MGMT207 Principles of Management 3
MGMT211 Business Ethics 3
MKT201 Principles of Marketing 3

Approved Electives (9 credit hours)
ACCT218 QuickBooks 4
ACCT231 Intermediate Accounting 4
BUS102 Quantitative Methods in Business 3
BUS205 Business Admin. Internship 3
CSA208 Microsoft Access 3
CSA217 Microsoft Excel 3
CSA233 Desktop Publishing 4
CSA242 Web Design 3
MGMT209 Human Resource Management 4
MGMT218 Prncpls of Small Business Mngmnt 4
MKT203 E-commerce 3