Associate in Applied Science in Business

Business

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3852

Credits

67–72

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Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Business - Web Technology Track VIII

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business prepares students for entry-level careers in a field of their choice: bookkeeping, business communication, management, marketing, management information systems, real estate, international business, Web technology, project management, game technology, multimedia technology, software quality assurance, or small business.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
13
RC BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course from the Natural Sciences area 4
RC OAS108 Business English 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15–20
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3
Critical Rdg Critical Reading Any approved General Education course from the Critical Reading area 0–3
RC GBS151 or
IBS101
Introduction to Business or
Introduction to International Business
3
HUM Humanities and Fine Arts Any approved General Education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area 3
Mathematics Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area 3–5
Oral Comm Oral Communication Any approved General Education course from the Oral Communication area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC ACC109 Accounting Concepts 3
RC CSM101 or
TQM101
Quality Customer Service or
Quality Customer Service
3
RC GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
RC GBS233 Business Communication 3
RC MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
12
RC CIS120DB or
CIS120DF or
CIS120DG
Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator or
Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging or
Fireworks: Web Graphics
3
RC CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
RC MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
RC TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations 3

Term 5

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
12
RC CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II 3
RC CIS233DC Internet Web Development: Dreamweaver 3
RC CIS235 or
CIS120DC
E-Commerce or
Adobe Flash Level I: Digital Animation
3
SB SBU200 Society and Business 3

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Program Information

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  • Business
  • Management

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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