Associate of Science in Business

Associate of Science in Business

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The Associate of Science in Business Degree is for students who plan to major in business and transfer to a four-year institution.

Course work totaling 62 hours is required for the A.S. in Business degree. The curriculum requires a demonstration of competency in communications (oral and written) and mathematics and a mastery of skills and knowledge against specified performance standards in specific areas or disciplines. Remedial/developmental education courses are used for placement purposes only and cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements. Students planning to transfer should work closely with a North Arkansas College advisor to follow the prescribed selection of courses and other requirements, needed for transfer into a bachelor's program.


Courses and Requirements Associate of Science in Business Academic Plan


Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate collaborative skills for working effectively in functionally and culturally diverse business teams
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in business situations through physical or virtual presence, writing, speaking, listening, and electronic media
  • Recognize opportunities and evaluate potential for business success, and consider implementation issues including financial, operational and administrative procedures involved in running a business
  • Understand, analyze, and use quantitative data to make business decisions and report to stakeholders, identify quantitative characteristics of a problem, examine and interpret numerical data and analyze numerical data to derive conclusions
  • Critically evaluate, analyze, and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions
  • Acquire and utilize knowledge of behavioral, policy, ethical standards and strategic issues to improve the effectiveness of global organizations


Contact Us

Cheryl Keymer
Department Chair of Business and Information Technology
(870) 391-3225