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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Science in Business degree will be able to:

Team Work - Collaboration

  • Demonstrate teamwork fundamentals through participation and mutual accountability.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and productively participate in group situations.

Accounting Knowledge and Skills

  • Apply generally accepted accounting principles in preparing financial records and statements.
  • Perform various steps in the accounting cycle.
  • Apply steps taken in preparing financial statements for sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporate business entities.
  • Describe the importance and limitations of internal controls and managementís responsibility in establishing adequate controls.

Business Knowledge

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the business environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define, describe, and explain basic economics principles that may affect business.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply and synthesize the functional areas of business to make sound decisions.

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No course substitutions will be allowed. The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has approved this degree plan as listed.

Transfer Agreements

Hints

  • Students should plan to study two hours per week for every one hour in class.
  • Students required to take remedial courses must follow the UACCM Student Success Plan.
  • Students should take classes when offered as some classes are only offered certain semesters.
  • Students should plan electives early to ensure completion of courses within the desired time frame.

Note

Specific business courses are often required as pre-requisites for upper-division business courses at four-year institutions. These courses vary by institution. To ensure that the business electives selected will meet the requirements at a specific four-year institution, the student should contact the transfer institution.

After UACCM

This degree is designed for those students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a higher degree in a business-related field. It does not provide the technical knowledge or skills needed to obtain employment in a business-related field.