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Associate of Arts in Business Administration

An Associate in Arts in Business Administration is a degree education program that offers fundamental yet practical training in business and organization. The courses under this program cover all fields of business administration, including accountancy and finance. With such diverse offerings, students, upon completion of the program, gain opportunity to obtain entry-level clerical positions in the fields of Human Resources, Management, Bookkeeping, Benefits Administration, Public Record Supervisors etc. Graduates are also qualified to pursue a four-year course on Business Administration or other related fields. The program aims to produce effective departmental supervisors with basic abilities on leadership, oral and written communication, business principles, critical thinking and even conflict resolutions that are necessary in dealing with actual business situations. This program also aims to aid students in deciding for a specialization that suits their interests and abilities.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Use professional communication skills within a business environment.
  • Determine business problems based on credible evidence and data.
  • Apply foundational business principles and operations in a business environment

Course Requirements

Core Courses (15 Credits)

Electives Section A (9 Credits)

Electives Section B (6 Credits)

Students must complete two courses from Electives Section B. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

MKT 200 Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
ECON 203 Industrial Organization
FIN 100 International Banking

General Education Requirements

General Education Courses Requirements; each course is valued as 3 Credits. The general education courses at Charisma University hone students to be holistic individuals possessing critical thinking skills applicable to diverse fields of knowledge. Students must complete 33 Credits from General Education Courses distributed as follows:

English Courses (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete all three courses from English section

ENG 210 - American Literature
ENG 100 English Composition I
ENG 101 English Composition II

Communications (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Communication section

COM 210 Business Communication I
COM 211 Business Communication II
COM 285 Public Speaking

Humanities (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete one course from Humanities section

PHIL 264 World Religion
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy

Natural Science (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete one course from Natural Science section

BIO 100 Principles of Biology
CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete the following course from Mathematics section

MTH 257 College Algebra

History (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete one course from History section

HIS 217 Western Civilization I
HIS 122 American Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Social and Behavioral Sciences section

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
POL 100 Introduction to Political Science

Total Credits required for Associate of Arts in Business Administration is 60. Please refer to the University Catalog University Catalog or website for admissions requirements; transfer credits policy; and tuition fees.