2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Mar 01, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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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).


AClick the link to view for degree completion and transfer: Academic Maps: AB 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 (32 Credits)

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 then the total listed on this degree.

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)

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