2021-2022 College Catalog

Business Administration (online)

with coursework emphasis in Accounting or Management


Business Administration

Note: Transcripted as Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration

Business Administration

Business administration professionals play an important role in the local, state, and national economy. Virtually all companies, businesses, and public institutions employ people who are trained in some aspect of business administration including areas such as accounting, business management, retail service, and computer applications. If you enjoy working with, and tracking, numbers and financial information, or see yourself as a supervisor in a business setting, this may be the program for you. Students have the option to choose either an emphasis with coursework in Accounting or Management.

Business Administration Degree - Online

100% of the courses to earn a Business Administration degree are taught online, conveniently allowing you to learn anywhere, anytime you have an internet connection. This is an excellent choice for people with a work or life schedule that requires the flexibility an online degree can afford you.

AAS degree in Business Administration: 92-93 credits.

  • See degree worksheet for course requirements.

All degree candidates must meet Comprehensive Requirements, and the AAS degree requirements.

The AAS degree in Business Administration has two career pathway certificates and two one-year certificates.

  • All courses count toward the degree.
  • Certificates are good for people who want to get a job sooner or for those who want to improve their skills.
  1. Accounting Clerk One-Year Certificate – 48 Credits
    • Bookkeepers who perform bank reconciliations, journalizing, posting, worksheets, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
    • Clerical duties such as typing and filing.
  2. Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Career Pathway Certificate – 16 credits
    • Work as accounting or bookkeeping clerks; support finance functions in company or institution.
  3. Basic Computer Literacy Career Pathway Certificate – 13 Credits
    • Use basic computer applications in business operations.
    • Have a working knowledge of Word, Excel and other MS Office Applications.
  4. Office Supervision One-Year Certificate - 47 credits
  • Apply analytical thinking and problem solving strategies to make managerial decisions.
  • Communicate effectively with employees and diverse business teams.
  • \Use computer applications for accounting procedures, managerial analysis and presentations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Business Administration (AAS)

Students who successfully complete the AAS in Business Administration degree will develop skills and knowledge appropriate for entry level bookkeeping and accounting positions.

Upon successful completion of this AAS in Business Administration degree, students will be able to:

  • Social Skills: Work effectively and ethically within a diverse business team
  • Information Literacy Skills: Use computer applications for managerial analysis, presentations, and reports
  • Thinking Skills: Apply analytical and critical thinking to evaluate information, solve problems and make decisions
  • Communication Skills: Communicate effectively, appropriately, and professionally to internal and external stakeholders.

Degree Worksheet

Click for PDF

UD AAS BA 21-22 WS

Degree Map

Click for PDF


Total Credit Hours: 92-93