Associate of Arts in Business
The Associate of Arts in Business (AAB) program provides students with substantive exposure to the foundational aspects of business education, combined with a broad, globally focused liberal arts core. Students will be able to leverage this base of quantitative and qualitative tools into further business degrees and advancement into managerial positions across a broad range of specializations in today’s competitive, service-oriented global marketplace.
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Program Learning Outcomes
- Describe the competitive marketplace and core internal capabilities to identify areas of competitive advantage that can foster a long-term sustainable positioning in today’s global, service-oriented environment.
- Demonstrate a broad understanding of the impact of ethical, political, and legal policies on organizational actions.
- Use research and data analysis to solve business problems and assess business opportunities.
- Apply theoretical models and frameworks to evaluate customer needs and the competitive marketplace.
- Analyze key financial measures of efficiency and success.
- Present business problems and solutions professionally and persuasively in a global context using both oral and written communication techniques.
- Describe the interrelationships among the functional areas and processes of an organization.
- Describe the theories that explain individual and group behavior in organizations.
- Evaluate the impact of global environmental and cultural factors on organizational policies, strategies, and operations.
- Appraise technologies and information systems that can be used to further organizational objectives and increase organizational efficiency.
General Education Core Requirements – 51 credits
Major Requirements – 9 credits
|INB 200||International BusinessWriting Intensive||
|MGT 240||Organization Theory and Behavior||
|MGT 252||Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business||
- A minimum of 18 credits must be earned in residence at West.
- Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher for all coursework at West.
Total Credit Hours: 60