AS in Business
Students enrolled in Bryant & Stratton College's Associate of Applied Science in Business program have an opportunity to learn about business law, business principles, accounting principles, and other important topics. Read on to learn more about the Associate of Applied Science in Business program here.
Official Program Name:
Associate of Applied Science in Business
School Offering Program:
Bryant & Stratton College
Applicants to Bryant & Stratton's Associate of Applied Science in Business program should have an interest in business and possess reasonable critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills. Applicants to Bryant & Stratton College Online's program should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
Bryant & Stratton's Associate of Applied Science in Business program is designed to teach students about macroeconomics, marketing principles, accounting principles, advanced information technology, and management principles. General education courses are also required and the degree program includes an internship and capstone course, which is completed towards the end of enrollment. Additional topics covered in the curriculum include the principles of business and business law.
Bryant & Stratton College's financial aid advisors are available to help students determine what kind of financial aid they may be eligible for, including federal grants, student loans, and scholarships. Once eligibility is determined, advisors can help students fill out forms and apply for the appropriate forms of aid.
Required Courses for an Associate of Applied Science in Business:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Bryant & Stratton College Online to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program:
- ACCT 110: Accounting Principles I
- BUSS 100: Principles of Business
- BUSS 110: Marketing Principles
- BUSS 130: Business Law
- BUSS 215: Management Principles
- BUSS 260: Internship / Capstone Experience
- ECON 220: Macroeconomics
- INFT 110: Advanced Information Technology
- Major electives
Liberal Art Courses
- COMM 150: Introduction to Information Literacy and Research
- COMM 201: Public Speaking and Rhetorical Persuasion
- ENGL 101: Research and Writing I
- ENGL 250: Research and Writing II
- INSM 180: History and Practice of Information Systems
- MATH 103: Survey of Mathematics
- NSCI 280: Ecology
- PHIL 250: Practices in Analytic Reasoning and Critical Thinking
- PSYC 101: Principles of Psychology
- SOSC 102: Principles of Sociology
*Note: Students may be scheduled in pre-college courses based upon their placement evaluation scores and past academic history.
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Business program have an opportunity to pursue a bachelor's degree in the field. A bachelor's degree program in business may allow students to specialize in a particular area. For example, some common emphasis areas may include marketing, management, accounting, and finance. The core course requirement changes with regards to the major area of study chosen. Some possible degree programs graduates could pursue include:
- Bachelor of Business Administration
- Bachelor of Science in Management
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Once graduates have completed the Associate of Applied Science in Business program, they have an opportunity to pursue a wide range of entry-level careers in the field. Job opportunities may exist in industries such as manufacturing, retail, finance and banking, and construction. Some important attributes of job applicants include an ability to solve problems and strong communication an interpersonal skills. Some entry-level positions that graduates could pursue include:
- Administrative assistant
- Management trainee
- Sales associate
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
About Bryant & Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor's and associate's degrees and professional certificates in the fields of healthcare, technology, legal, business, & graphic design. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit http://www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information can also be found on the College's website at http://www.bryantstratton.edu.