2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Business, AB [AB, 60 Total Credits]


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 NSC, UNLV, UNR or another baccalaureate level institution. A secondary objective may be employment upon completion of the AB.

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).


  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 (32 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

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

English Composition (6-8 Credits)

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

Literature (3 Credits)

Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)

Natural Science (7 Credits)

Choose two courses; one must include a lab.

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.

Special Program Requirements (28 Credits)