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Associate of Applied Science: 2017–2018 Catalog Year

General Business

Associate of Applied Science

The General Business degree provides knowledge and skills in the field of business. Students are encouraged to meet with a WNC counselor to identify programs which best suit their career goals.

Salary: Depends on size & type of organization.
$37,990–$50,510 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth, strong competition

Good To Know: Often includes hiring, training and supervising employees, although the increased use of computers may require managers to handle professional tasks with fewer employees

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits) Online Program

Course Requirements
Core Business Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 273 Business Law I 3
BUS 299 Business Capstone 3
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 103 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
IS 101  Introduction to Information Systems 3
or IS 201 Computer Applications  
MGT 201 Principles of Management 3
MKT 210 Marketing Principles 3
Accounting Requirements 6 Units (Credits)
ACC 135 Bookkeeping I 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
or ACC 201* Financial Accounting  
ACC 202* Managerial Accounting  
Business Electives: Choose 15 units from the following: 15 Units (Credits)
Must take at least 3 units in three different subject areas.
Any Accounting, Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing or Real Estate Courses.
General Education Requirements 15 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS 107, BUS 108 OR ENG 101*, ENG 102*; Must include a writing course
Mathematics Requirement 3
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirements 3
*Recommended for students who plan to enroll in a bachelor's degree program.
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.

This program can be completed entirely online.

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