Associate Degree for Transfer
Jump start your business career by completing this degree and then transferring to a university business administration degree or related program. Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on weekdays, exclusively on evenings/weekends, or in a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.
Program/Major Codes: AOBBUSIADMIN/BUD
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: This degree is designed for transfer rather than for direct employment. After completing a four-year degree, students are qualified for a variety of business careers including accounting, finance, management, and marketing.
Academic Options: Transfer to a four-year university to complete your bachelor's degree.
All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirement (AGEC-B)
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select courses to fulfill I, C and G requirements.**
|Humanities and Fine Arts||6|
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||3|
Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|ACC 101||Financial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2201]||3|
|ACC 102||Managerial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2202]||3|
|BUS 205||Statistical Methods in Economics and Business||3|
|BUS 220||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|CIS 100||Introduction to Computers||3|
|ECN 201||Microeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2202]||3|
|ECN 202||Macroeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2201]||3|
|MAT 144||College Algebra with Data Analysis***||4|
|or MAT 151||College Algebra [SUN# MAT 1151]|
|Business Math Requirement****
|MAT 172||Finite Mathematics|
|& MAT 212||Topics in Calculus|
|MAT 220||Calculus I|
|& MAT 231||Calculus II|
|Business Administration Electives|
|ELEC||Electives: Select transferable electives so program total
is 60-64 credits. Recommended prefixes: ACC, BUS,
CIS, FIN, MGT, MKT, PAD, RLS, or language courses.
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Mathematics - MAT 212 or 220 (or higher) fulfills this requirement; Social and Behavioral Sciences - ECN 201 or 202 fulfills 3 credits or this requirement, complete a non-ECN course; Other Requirements: CIS 100 and either MAT 172 or 231 fulfill this requirement.
** In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "I" (intensive writing), one is marked "C" (cultural diversity), and one is marked "G" (global awareness). Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.
*** MAT 144 or 151 may be replaced by any transferable course if 1) student tests above MAT 151 or 2) student earns a grade C or better in a College MAT course numbered higher than 151.
**** The UA will accept either combination of Math courses for ABUS students. ASU will only accept the combination of MAT 220 and 231, or MAT 212 and an additional Math course at ASU; NAU only requires MAT 172 - but both ASU and NAU transfer students who want to earn a Pima ABUS degree still need one of the two combinations listed below.