2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Associate of Business, AB


CODE: AB     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION
The Associate of Business (AB) degree provides the equivalent of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in business related subject areas. Students who pursue this degree are primarily interested in transferring to NSU, UNLV, UNR or another baccalaureate level institution. A secondary objective may be employment upon completion of the AB.

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION
The Associate of Business program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), located at 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356, (www.acbsp.org).

ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions. 

Academic Maps: Associate of Business  


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Integrate financial and managerial accounting principles in the utilization of data planning and control.
  2. Incorporate business principles with the theory and practice of business operations.
  3. Examine the planning, organization, leadership and control functions of management.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 32


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college level credits.

  • or   or above
  • REMINDER: If a student does not place into the correct college-level MATH course, they are required to complete a preparatory or prerequisite course(s) or attempt to gain a higher score on the MATH placement exam. Such preparatory or prerequisite courses are not part of the degree, may delay degree completion, and will cause the student to complete more credits than the total listed on this degree.

Literature (3 Credits)


Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)


Natural Science (7 Credits)


Seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience.

Humanities (3 Credits)


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Values and Diversity


All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

  • BUS 101  fulfills this requirement.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 28