Associate of Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA) is a 93-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 57 general education credit hours and 36 credit hours devoted to the business administration core.

This introductory program to business administration focuses on human resources, accounting, marketing, and management. The program is designed to provide a foundational approach for students interested in general business opportunities. The ASBA program aligns to the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program.

The ASBA program prepares the student to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the functional areas of management
  • Apply business skills and analytical problem-solving to support organizational objectives

ASBA program competencies:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of management.
  • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of business administration to participate in effective, ethical decision making.
  • Explain the nature and role of business in global markets.
  • Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace.

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics

4.5

ECON212Principles of Microeconomics

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

 

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

or

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

 

GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs

4.5

or

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

 

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

PHIL101Introduction to Ethics

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMNELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:57

Courses: Core

ACCT201Accounting I

4

ACCT202Accounting II

4

HRMT215Management of Human Resources

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

MGM255Management Fundamentals

4

MGMT235Business Law I

4

MGMT295Associate Capstone: General Business Applications in a Global Environment

4

MKTG225Introduction to Marketing

4

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:36

Total Credit Hours: 93

Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus