Associate of Arts -
Business Administration

Flexible, Affordable, Accredited

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AABA) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the various fields of business. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students to prepare them for professional opportunities or higher degree levels.

Flexible, Affordable, Accredited

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AABA) program provides the foundation and skills necessary for entry into the various fields of business. The attainment of an Associate’s Degree meets the needs of adult students to prepare them for professional opportunities or higher degree levels.

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Admission Requirements

1) High school diploma, GED, or its recognized equivalent

2) Application for Admission

3) Complete New Student Orientation

Career Outcomes:

Possible career avenues with an Associate of Arts in Business Administration

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Administrative Assistant

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Customer Service Associate

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Store Manager

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Executive Assitant

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Sales Manager

What will CIU’s online Associates of Art in Business Administration teach me?

An Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration will enable students to demonstrate a sound understanding of business concepts, design effective and sustainable business, and strategic plans with an understanding of social, ethical, and legal issues in business management. The AABA is also an important milestone for students’ educational goals.

Business Administration Course Topics Include:

Business Concepts

Strategic Planning

Business Models

Business Management

Online Associate's in Business Administration (AA-BA) Course Curriculum:

The Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration requires completion of 60 semester credits of coursework which includes 33 credits of General Education or Elective courses and 27 credits of Business Administration courses.

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1. General Education: 33 Credits/11 Courses

A. English Communication: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • GEN 101 English Composition I

  • GEN 201 English Composition II

B. Mathematics/Science/Computer Science: 9 Credits/3 Courses

  • GEN 104 Mathematics

  • GEN 105 Algebra

  • IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing

C. Social Science: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • ACE 100 Accelerate, Connect, Equip

  • Social Sciences Elective (100/200)

D. Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • GEN 102 United States History

  • GEN 103 United States Government

E. General Education or Elective (100/200): 6 Credits/2 Courses

  • Elective

  • Elective

2. Business Administration Courses: 27 Credits/9 Courses

A. Accounting

  • ACC 222 Financial Accounting

B. Business

  • BUS 201 Business and Society

  • BUS 214 Business Statistics

  • BUS 215 Business Communication

  • BUS 225 Fundamentals of Business Ethics

C. Economics

  • ECO 215 Survey of Economics

  • ECO 220 Macroeconomics

D. Management

  • MGT 251 Organizational Behavior

E. Marketing

  • MKT 226 Principles of Marketing

GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES – (SELECT 2 COURSES FROM THE LIST BELOW)

  • FIN 224

Principles of Financial Management

  • GEN 106

Calculus

  • GEN 113

Introduction to Psychology

  • IST 227

Information Technology in Business

  • IST 228

Data Communication and Database Management

  • IST 234

Fundamentals of Database Management

  • IST 235

Legal Issues in Information Technology

  • General Education or Elective (100/200)

 

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