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Associate in Business, General Requirements
Major: 8900
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   
Award Type: ABUS-GR

CIP Code: 52.0201
Program Availability: CG   EM   GC   GW   MC   PC   PV   RS   SC   SM  
Total Credits: 62
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue as:
13-2011.00 Accountants and Auditors
13-2031.00 Budget Analysts
13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors
13-1199.04 Business Continuity Planners
13-1199.00 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers
19-3011.00 Economists
19-3011.01 Environmental Economists
15-2051.01 Business Intelligence Analysts
13-2061.00 Financial Examiners
11-3031.00 Financial Managers
13-2051.00 Financial and Investment Analysts
13-1111.00 Management Analysts
15-1299.03 Document Management Specialists
11-2021.00 Marketing Managers
13-1161.01 Search Marketing Strategists
13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
11-3071.04 Supply Chain Managers


Description: The Associate in Business, General Requirements (ABUS-GR) degree provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to specialize in business. For a comprehensive list of bachelor`s programs, visit the aztransfer business matrix. With a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a number of careers, including but not limited to accountancy, business administration, business data analytics, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management, retail management, and supply chain management.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the practice of accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, management, and marketing in the business environment. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS114DE, CIS133DA, CIS162AD, ECN211, ECN212, GBS110, GBS151, GBS205, GBS220, GBS221, GBS233, IBS101, MAT217, MAT218, MGT251, MGT253, MKT271, PAD100, REA179, REA180, REA201, SBU200)
2. Research, locate, and evaluate business information in order to support evidence-based decisions. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, GBS205, [FYC], [L], [SG], [SQ])
3. Critically evaluate the alternatives faced in business decision making to select the most effective and efficient solution. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, ECN211, GBS205, GBS220, GBS221, MAT217, MAT218, [FYC], [MA], [SG], [SQ])
4. Analyze the impact of decisions and activities on the financial position of an organization. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, ECN211, GBS220, GBS221, MAT217, MAT218, [FYC], [MA])
5. Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, GBS110, GBS151, GBS205, GBS220, GBS221, GBS233, IBS101, MAT217, MAT218, MGT251, MGT253, MKT271, PAD100, REA179, REA180, REA201, SBU200, [FYC], [L], [MA])
6. Recognize ethical, legal, and global dimensions in business practice and how business integrates social responsibility into operations/decision making. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, ECN211, ECN212, GBS110, GBS151, GBS205, GBS220, GBS221, GBS233, IBS101, MAT217, MAT218, MGT251, MGT253, MKT271, PAD100, REA179, REA180, REA201, SBU200, [FYC], [HU], [L], [MA], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
7. Use team collaboration to solve business problems. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, GBS110, GBS151, GBS220, GBS221, GBS233, IBS101, MAT217, MAT218, MGT251, MGT253, MKT271, PAD100, REA179, REA180, REA201, SBU200, [SB])
8. Develop skills, knowledge, and habits of mind necessary to transfer to and succeed at a university or college with junior status in business. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240, CIS105, ECN211, ECN212, GBS110, GBS151, GBS220, GBS221, GBS233, IBS101, MAT217, MAT218, MGT251, MGT253, MKT271, PAD100, REA179, REA180, REA201, SBU200, [HU], [SB], [SG], [SQ])
Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
+ ACC230 Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
+ ACC240 Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
OR
ACC211 Financial Accounting (3) AND
+ ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3)
OR
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
+ ACC112 Accounting Principles II (3) AND
+ ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3) 6-9

ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles 3
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3

+ GBS220 Quantitative Methods in Business (3) OR
+ MAT217 Mathematical Analysis for Business (3) OR
+ MAT218 Mathematical Analysis for Business (4) 3-4
Note: Students planning to transfer to ASU`s W.P. Carey School of Business BS program should take MAT217 or MAT218.
Students planning to transfer to ASU`s W.P. Carey School of Business BA program may take GBS220, MAT217, or MAT218.
Students planning to transfer to the University of Arizona should take GBS220.

+ GBS221 Business Statistics 3
Credits: 21-25

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 22, 2021

All information 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.