A.A.S., Business, Applied

Concentrations: Administrative Management, Applied Management, Computer Applications, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Public Management, Recreation and Guiding Management, and Tourism

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements. 1
General Business Requirements
ABUS F101Principles of Accounting I3
ABUS F161Personal and Business Finance3
ABUS F175Customer Service3
ABUS F179Fundamentals of Supervision3
or BA F307 Introductory Human Resources Management
Select one from the following:3
Contemporary Management Issues
Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics
Select one from the following:3
Applied Business Law I
Employment Law
Employment Law
Select one from the following:3
Marketing Practices
Public Relations
Principles of Marketing
BA F151XIntroduction to Business3
Concentrations
Select one from the following concentrations:21
Administrative Management
Applied Management
Computer Applications
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Health Care Management
Human Resources
Management
Marketing
Public Management
Recreation and Guiding Management
Tourism
Total Credits45
1

As part of the A.A.S. degree requirements, it is recommended that students complete ABUS F154 for the human relations requirement.

Concentrations

Administrative Management

ABUS F102CKeyboarding: Document Formatting1
ABUS F116Using 10-Key Calculators1
ABUS F134Alphabetic Filing1
ABUS F170Business English3
ABUS F182Office Procedures3
ABUS F264Filing/Records Management3
ABUS, CIOS or CITS electives appropriate to skill level3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Professional Skills for Job Hunt
Practicum in Applied Business
Microcomputer Word Processing
Microcomputer Spreadsheets
Computer Business Applications
Total Credits21

Applied Management

Select one from the following:21
A university-approved certificate
A professional, technical or vocational license or certification issued by government or industry and 21 department-approved electives
Total Credits21

Computer Applications

CIOS F130Microcomputer Word Processing3
CIOS F135Microcomputer Spreadsheets3
CIOS F240Microcomputer Databases3
CIOS F146Using Internet Tools and Technologies3
or CITS F220 Implementing Internet Tools and Technologies
CIOS F233Desktop Publishing3
or CIOS F255 Digital Graphics
ABUS, ACCT, BA, CITS or CIOS electives6
Total Credits21

Entrepreneurship

Select one from the following:3
Principles of Accounting II
Income Tax
Microcomputer Accounting: QuickBooks
Microcomputer Accounting
Fund Accounting for Nonprofits
ABUS F233Financial Management3
or ABUS F234 Introduction to Investing
ABUS F265Seminar in Applied Marketing3
ABUS F272Small-Business Planning3
ABUS F273Managing a Small Business3
ABUS F274Business in the Digital World3
ABUS, ACCT, BA, CITS or CIOS electives3
Total Credits21

Finance

ABUS F160Principles of Banking3
ABUS F201Principles of Accounting II3
ABUS F210Income Tax3
ABUS F220Microcomputer Accounting: QuickBooks3
or ABUS F221 Microcomputer Accounting
ABUS F233Financial Management3
ABUS F234Introduction to Investing3
ABUS F272Small-Business Planning3
Total Credits21

Health Care Management

HLTH F100Medical Terminology3
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F132Administrative Procedures I2
HLTH F208Human Diseases3
HLTH F234Administrative Procedures II4
HLTH F235Medical Coding4
HLTH F236Outpatient Health Care Reimbursement3
Total Credits21

Human Resources

ABUS F141Payroll Accounting3
ABUS F178Professionalism3
ABUS F231Introduction to Personnel3
or BA F307 Introductory Human Resources Management
ABUS F242Employment Law3
or BA F317 Employment Law
CIOS F135Microcomputer Spreadsheets3
CIOS F240Microcomputer Databases3
ABUS, ACCT, BA or CIOS electives3
Total Credits21

Management

ABUS, ACCT, BA, ECON, MATH or STAT or other department-approved electives21
Recommended courses include:
Precalculus for Business and Economics
Calculus Essentials with Applications
Political Economy
Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics
Introductory Statistics for Economics and Business
Personal Finance
Elementary Probability and Statistics
Principles of Accounting II
Principles of Accounting III
Total Credits21

Marketing

ABUS F178Professionalism3
ABUS F265Seminar in Applied Marketing3
ABUS F274Business in the Digital World3
CIOS F233Desktop Publishing3
or CIOS F255 Digital Graphics
CIOS or CITS F200 level or above Internet or web design elective3
ABUS, BA or CIOS electives6
Total Credits21

Public Management

ABUS F235Fund Accounting for Nonprofits3
PS F100XPolitical Economy3
PS F101Introduction to American Government and Politics3
PS F212Introduction to Public Administration3
Select one from the following:3
Public Policy
Employment Law
Employment Law
ABUS, ACCT, CIOS or PS electives6
Total Credits21

Recreation and Guiding Management

ABUS F158Introduction to Tourism3
NRM F101Natural Resources Conservation and Policy3
NRM F161Wilderness Leadership Education3
Select one of the following:3
Emergency Trauma Training First Responder
Special Topics
More advanced Emergency First Responder Training
EMS F257Arctic Survival3
or NRM F361 Advanced Wilderness Leadership Education
RECR electives6
Total Credits21

Tourism

ABUS F158Introduction to Tourism3
ABUS F199Practicum in Applied Business3
ABUS F265Seminar in Applied Marketing3
ABUS F273Managing a Small Business3
Select 3 credits from the following electives:3
Small Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, and Lodge Operations
Transportation and Logistics Management
Food and Beverage Management
Select one from the following elective options:6
Option 1
ABUS, ACCT, BA, CAH or CIOS electives
Option 2
Practicum in Applied Business (Study Abroad)
Foreign language
Total Credits21