Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GW, MC, PC, RS, SC, SM
|ACC111||Accounting Principles I||3|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems||3|
|GBS110||Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR|
|MGT175||Business Organization and Management (3) OR|
|MGT251||Human Relations in Business (3)||3|
|GBS151||Introduction to Business||3|
|GBS205||Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|Students should select eighteen (18) credits from the following courses.|
|Any 100/200 level prefixed courses may be selected, except courses used to satisfy the Required Courses area.|
|ACC+++++ Any ACC Accounting course(s)|
|GBS+++++ Any GBS General Business course(s)|
|MGT+++++ Any MGT Management course(s)|
|MKT+++++ Any MKT Marketing course(s)|
|EPS+++++ Any EPS Entrepreneurial Studies course(s)|
|IBS+++++ Any IBS International Business course(s)|
|REA+++++ Any REA Real Estate course(s)|
|SBS+++++ Any SBS Small Business Management course(s)|
|CIS117DM||Microsoft Access: Database Management||3|
|CIS133DA||Internet/Web Development Level I||3|
|General Education Requirements||Credits: 22-27|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3)|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area.|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 0-3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading (3) OR|
|Equivalent by assessment||0-3|
|MAT120||Intermediate Algebra (5) OR|
|MAT121||Intermediate Algebra (4) OR|
|MAT122||Intermediate Algebra (3)|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area.|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|ECN211||Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR|
|ECN212||Microeconomic Principles (3) OR|
|SBU200||Society and Business (3)|
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in General Business (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=83742).
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