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Degrees AS Business


Every student should graduate with marketable skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in an entry level business occupation,  The curriculum is designed for those individuals who desire to transfer to a four-year university to continue their education in business.  This degree plan is accepted by most four-year universities in Arkansas.  

  After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  1. Prepare appropriate and accurate personal and business documents in word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database, and powerpoint software using correct formatting, spelling, and grammar.
  2. Communicate verbally and in writing using correct language, grammar, spelling, and proofreading.
  3. Apply basic economic theory in making business decisions.
  4. Set up and maintain accounting records for small businesses.
  5. Apply and use mathematical and statistical concepts required for business calculations and records.
  6. Identify rights and duties involving personal, community and business legal rights and requirements.
  7. Obtain employment relevant to training or continue his/her education beyond the two-year degree.


All of the courses listed below

ACCT1123 Accounting I3
ACCT2133 Accounting II3
BUS2663 Legal Environment of Business3
COLL1101 Freshman Seminar1
COMM1313 Communications3
CPSI1003 Introduction to Computer Applications3
ECON2113 Business Statistics I3
ECON2313 Introduction to Microeconomics3
ECON2323 Introduction to Macroeconomics3
ENGL1013 English Composition I3
ENGL1023 English Composition II3
MATH1203 College Algebra3
SOCI2013 Introduction to Sociology3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

MATH2143 Business Calculus3

Requirement: 8 Credits from below

BIOL1004 General Biology and Lab4
PHSC1004 Physical Science and Lab4

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

ENGL2213 World Literature I 3
ENGL2223 World Literature II 3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

FAMU1003 Fine Arts Music3
FATH1003 Fine Arts Theater3
FAVI1003 Fine Arts Visual3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

HIST2003 American History I3
HIST2013 American History II 3
PLSC2003 American National Government 3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

HIST1003 World Civilization I 3
HIST1013 World Civilization II 3

Additional 3 credits of electives. Please contact Admissions or your advisor for additional details.
AS Business

Program Length: 24 months
Credits: 63

CIP Code: 520101

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Mr. Stephen Baltz
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Brad Hollaway