Business Administration, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood

This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment in entry-level managerial, marketing or finance positions in a variety of organizations or for employees who want to enhance their skills for career advancement. The focus is on a balanced curriculum of general education courses, and fundamentals in business subjects including accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing.

Graduates of the program are qualified for first-line positions in business and industry and not-for-profit, educational and governmental organizations. Typical positions might include group leaders, office managers, administrative assistants, customer service representatives, personal bankers, sales representatives and sales or management trainees.

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Program of Study

Career General Education
ENG 100Career English3
or ENG 101 College Composition I
COM 101Oral Communication I3
or COM 107 Public Speaking
MTH 140Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 13
XXX xxxMissouri State Requirement3
XXX xxxSocial and Behavioral Sciences Elective3
XXX xxxLife and Physical Sciences Elective3-4
Physical Education Activity
Select two credit hours2
Required Courses
BUS 104Introduction to Business Administration3
ECO 151Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO 152Principles of Microeconomics3
ACC 100Applied Accounting3
ACC 110Financial Accounting I4
ACC 114Managerial Accounting3
BLW 101Business Law I3
or BLW 201 Legal Environment of Business
IS 123Introduction to Windows1
IS 116Computer Literacy3-4
or IS 151 Computer Applications in Business
Area of Concentration
Select one area of concentration from the following:12
General Business
Select six credit hours of the following: 26
Computer Accounting Applications for Business
Computer Accounting Applications - Spreadsheets
Small Business Management
MGT 201
Introduction to Advertising
Public Relations
General Psychology
Business Ethics
Electives may be selected from areas of concentration (3-6 credit hours)
Total Credit Hours64-66

 Except MTH 165 and MTH 166


If a course has been taken to satisfy the career general education requirements or area of concentration, it cannot be used to satisfy elective credits.


IB 100International Business3
MKT 203Principles of Marketing3
COM 104Persuasion3
MKT 104Principles of Selling3
Total Credit Hours12
MGT 101Introduction to Supervision3
or IB 100 International Business
MGT 106Human Resources Management3
MGT 120Managerial Leadership3
MGT 204Business Organization and Management3
Total Credit Hours12
FIN 100Personal Finance3
FIN 201Fundamentals of Finance3
FIN 101Please see an advisor for course substitution3
IS 118Computer Applications-Databases1
IS 125Excel for Windows2
Total Credit Hours12
General Business
IB 100International Business3
MKT 203Principles of Marketing3
MGT 204Business Organization and Management3
FIN 201Fundamentals of Finance3
Total Credit Hours12