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Business Administration (BSAAS)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Elkhorn Valley Campus, Online


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Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Academic Focus Area: Business
 
Business administration includes all aspects of leading people and managing resources. Within a business, administration spans all operational functions including accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources, law, etc.  Business administrations seeks to accomplish the organizational goals and objectives through the efficient and effective utilization of all resources.
 
Graduation Requirements
To earn this degree, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours required: 96.0
 

Recommended Curriculum Plan

 

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Elective Requirements - 27.0 credits


Select 27 credit hrs. from the following prefixes:

ACCT, BSAD, ECON, FINA (excluding FINA 1000 ), ENTR, INSU, LAWS, MGMT, MRKT, and REES.

Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

 

General Education Course Recommendations for this Program:


  • Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Literacy: HMRL 1010

 

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements - 22.5 credits


The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

Communication


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education Courses.  

Quantitative/Numeracy


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credits 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course. Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Select 1 course from the list of Quantitative/Numeracy Skills General Education Courses 

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 course from the list of Humanities   or Social Sciences   courses under the Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness General Education Courses. 

Scientific Inquiry


1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from either the list of Natural Sciences   or Social Sciences  General Education courses.

*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy


1 Course     4.5

Select 1 course from the list of Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Literacy General Education Courses .

 

 

Recommended Curriculum Plan


Business Administration (BSAAS)

The following plan is designed to be the most direct path to degree completion and is based on a fall quarter start. Students are expected to meet with their student success navigator or advisor to plan a customized course schedule that meets their specific needs. For more information or assistance with registering, please call 531-622-2400. 

  • Year 1


  • Quarter 1

  • 4.5 Credits
  • 4.5 Credits *Recommended Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Literacy general education course for this program.
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 2

  • 4.5 Credits
  • Communication General Education - Select 1 course from the list of Communication general education course options.
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 3

  • 4.5 Credits
  • Quantitative/Numeracy General Education - Select 1 course from the list of Quantitative/Numeracy Skills general education course options.
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 4

  • 4.5 Credits
  • 4.5 Credits
  • Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness General Education - Select 1 course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences general education course options.

  • Additional Note: ACCT 1100, ACCT 1110, and ACCT 1120 must be completed in order.


     

  • Year 2


  • Quarter 5

  • 4.5 Credits
  • 4.5 Credits
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 6

  • 4.5 Credits
  • 4.5 Credits
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 7

  • 4.5 Credits
  • Elective - Select 1 elective course from those listed in the degree requirements. 

  • Quarter 8

  • 1.5 Credits
  • Scientific Inquiry General Education - Select 1 course from the General Education Natural Sciences or Social Sciences course options.
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Program Level Student Learning Outcomes


  • Prepare a business report that effectively communicates to a target audience.
  • Identify ethical dilemmas in business situations.
  • Recommend ethical courses of action in business.
  • Explain how diversity affects the business environment.
  • Apply a decision-making process to business issues.
  • Apply core concepts of the foundational business disciplines: accounting, business law, economics, finance, marketing and management.
  • Design a career development plan

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