AS = Associate of Science | 2 years

Business AS = Associate of Science | 2 years
This 62-hour program was developed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree in an area of business. Courses give students the ability to learn about the many aspects of business including accounting, economics, communications and legal issues.

Transfer or Stackable Options

This degree is for students who plan to major in business and transfer to a four-year institution. 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.

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

ACBSP Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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