Business Administration, A.A.S.

Juneau, e-Learning

The Business Administration program provides a course of study in various aspects of business management that prepares students for entry into the job market. The A.A.S. degree in Business Administration requires a minimum of 60 credit hours. Students within the Business Administration, A.A.S. may select a General Business or an Accounting emphasis.

The Business Administration, A.A.S. with a general business emphasis prepares students for entry-level positions in business such as customer service supervisor, accounting assistant, account representative, or assistant manager.

The Business Administration, A.A.S. with an accounting emphasis prepares students for entry-level accounting positions, such as bookkeeper, accounting clerk, and payroll clerk, and also paraprofessional positions in public accounting firms, non-profit organizations, and government.  

Program assessment plans and student learning outcomes are posted at the Program Assessment website.

Minimum Credit Hours60
General Education Requirements18-19
Major Requirements15-16
Emphasis Area18
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills6
Methods of Written Communication
Intermediate Composition: Writing About Literature
Technical Writing
Oral Communication Skills 1
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Small Group Communication and Team Building
Interpersonal Communication
Public Speaking
Other Skills
BA S116Business Mathematics3
or MATH S105 Intermediate Algebra
Advisor approved GERs 26
Major Requirements
ACCT S201Principles of Financial Accounting 33
ACCT S202Principles of Managerial Accounting 43
BA S263Business Communications3
LAWS S101Introduction to Law3
or BA S330 Legal Environment of Business
ECON S201Principles of Macroeconomics 43
or ECON S202 Principles of Microeconomics
Emphasis Area18

Grade C 2.00 or better.


Humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or mathematics. See General Education Requirements.


ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement.


MATH S105 is a corequisite.

General Business Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements
BA S151Introduction to Business3
BA S251Management Skills3
CIS S105Computer Literacy3
or BA S310 Management Information Systems
or CIS S310 Management Information Systems
CIS S235Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
or CIS S240
Select two from the following:6
Small Business Management
Principles of Management
or BA S___ Elective
Accounting Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements18
ACCT S225Payroll Accounting3
BA S151Introduction to Business3
or BA S166 Small Business Management
BA S251Management Skills3
or BA S301 Principles of Management
CIS S235Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
Select two from the following:6
Computer Automated Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
ACCT S___ Elective