Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 61 Credits)

This program is designed for students planning to pursue a higher-level degree in business administration. It offers key introductory courses within the field of business management. The program includes a thirty-nine credit-hour component of general education/liberal arts courses. FNU awards an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration upon graduation.

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General Education (39 Credits)

Student Life Skills (1 Credit)
Credit Hours
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
English and Communications (9 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Humanities (6 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • Any Two Humanities Courses
Social Science (6 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • ECO 2013
    Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Any Social Science Course
Natural Science (7 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • Any Two Natural Science Courses Including One Lab
Mathematics (7 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics
Information Literacy (3 Credits)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology

Core Requirements (22 Credits)

Credit Hours
  • ACG 2003
    Principles of Accounting I
  • ACG 2003L
    Principles of Accounting I Lab
  • BUL 2131
    Business Law
  • BUS 2505
    End of Program Assessment
  • CGS 2511
    Spreadsheet Applications For Business
  • ECO 2023
    Principles of Microeconomics
  • GEB 2430
    Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • MAR 1011
    Principles of Marketing
  • MAN 2021
    Principles of Business Management

During a Business Administration program, you take classes in accounting, finance, marketing, and organizational management. These classes give you an understanding of business, as well as the skills to apply that knowledge. You learn how to create and manage budgets, perform market research, make strategic decisions, and coordinate team activities. You also learn how to develop and maintain relationships with customers and colleagues.

With a Business Administration degree, you are prepared to assume a dream role in the business world, from entry-level to executive-level. After completing this program, you’ll have an understanding of business and the skills to excel in any role. So, if you’re looking to launch a successful career in business, a Business Administration degree program is the perfect place to start.

*General Education Component (see page 219)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
An Associate of Arts (A.A.) program is a two-year course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree.