Associate of Applied Science in Business

Degree Description

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration (AAS) program provides students with skills in general education, technology and business necessary to succeed in today’s competitive environment. The program prepares graduates to assume entry level business management positions and enhances the knowledge and skills of those students who are currently employed, by developing the ability to acquire and apply business administration, leadership and managerial skills. The Associate’s program serves as a foundation for students to develop a firm knowledge of business and serves as a pathway to seek advanced degrees.

AAS Degree Program Outcomes:

The Apollos AAS graduate will be able to accomplish the following:

  1. Develop a foundation of applicable skills and knowledge that promotes lifelong learning and academic and professional achievement.
  2. Demonstrate analytical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems.
  3. Develop their personal leadership style in relationship to the situation.
  4. Evaluate ethical business behaviors and relate them to business policies.
  5. Demonstrate the use of critical thinking and decision making techniques to solve complex business problems
  6. Analyze the effects of globalization on their work environment.
  7. Implement and apply technical solutions to business activities, systems and processes.
  8. Analyze and promote marketing plans for successful product launch.
  9. Prepare a financial cost analysis for a business, a product or a service.

Level and Type of Research Required: Associate Level

Introduction and application of quantitative and qualitative business research methodologies involving real world case studies and academic research assignments throughout the completion of the core curriculum of the associate level degree programs.