Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration

Development of the private sector is key to promoting national economic self-sufficiency/self-reliance, one of the goals of the College. The Business Administration Division offers programs and courses in an effort to address this goal. The associate of science degree program in business administration is designed to provide entry-level skills for those entering the business world, to upgrade skills for those already in businesses, and to provide a stepping-stone for those wanting to pursue a higher degree in the field. In today’s world, integration of information technology into an organization is indispensable, as we are learning in our island nation. To meet the challenge of keeping up with the world, the Division offers an associate of science degree in computer information systems. The program concentrates on organizational applications of technology and the development of systems and their management. Students receive a fundamental understanding of programming and networking computer systems, which prepare them for high-in-demand careers such as systems analysts, business analysts and database administrators. The Division also offers courses in accounting, business, economics, and computer applications that are required for other associate degree programs.

General Education Core Requirements

  • English (9 credits)
    • EN 110 Advanced Reading (3)
    • EN 120a Expository Writing 1 (3)
    • EN 120b Expository Writing 2 (3)
  • Mathematics (3 credits)
    Any 100 level or above
    • Mathematics course (3 Credits)
  • Natural Science (7 credits)
    • A Science course with laboratory or AG 101, AG 110,or AG 140(4)
    • A Non-lab science or agriculture course (3)
  • Social Sciences (3 credits)
    • SS 150 History of Micronesia (3)
  • Computer Applications(3 credits)
    • CA 100 Computer Literacy (3)
  • Exercise Sports Science(1 credit)
    • Exercise Sports Science Course(1)
  • Humanities(3 credits)
    • Any course in Art, Culture, Music, History, Literature, Philosophy, or Language (3)

    Major Requirements - 41 credits

  • Accounting (11 credits)
    • AC 131 Accounting I (4 credits)
    • Ac 220 Accounting II (4 credits)
    • AC 250 Managerial Accounting(3 credits)
  • Business (15 credits)
    • BU 101 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • BU 250 Principals of Finance (3 credits)
    • BU 260 Fundamentals for Management (3 credits)
    • BU 270 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
    • BU 271 Business Law (3 credits)
  • Economics (6 credits)
    • EC 220 Microeconomics(3 credits)
    • EC 230 Macroeconomics(3 credits)
  • Communications (3 credits)
    • EN/BU 121 Business Communicaiton(3 credits)
  • Business Mathematics (3credits)
    • BU/MS 110 Business Math (3 credits)
  • Mathematics (3 credits)
    • MS 150 Introduction to Statistics (3 credits)

    Graduation Requirement - 70 Credits

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