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 are posted at the Program Assessment website.

Minimum Credit Hours 60
General Education Requirements 18-19
Major Requirements 21
Emphasis Area 15
Electives 6
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111*Writing Across Contexts3
WRTG S211*Writing and the Humanities3
or WRTG S212 *Writing and the Professions
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 Mathematics3-4
or MATH S105 Intermediate Algebra
Advisor approved GERs 26
Major Requirements
ACCT S201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT S202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
BA S254*Personal Finance3
BA S263Business Communications3
CIS S235Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
LAWS S101Introduction to Law3
or BA S330 Legal Environment of Business
ECON S101*Principles of Microeconomics3
*Principles of Macroeconomics
Emphasis Area15

Grade C 2.00 or better.


Fine arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or mathematics. See General Education Requirements.


MATH S105 is a corequisite.

General Business Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements15
BA S151*Introduction to Business3
BA S251Management Skills3
CIS S105Computer Literacy3
or BA S310 Management Information Systems
or CIS S310 Management Information Systems
Select two from the following:6
Small Business Management
Principles of Management
or BA or CIS S___ Elective
Accounting Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements15
ACCT S225Payroll Accounting3
BA S151*Introduction to Business3
or BA S166 Small Business Management
BA S251Management Skills3
or BA S301 Principles of Management
Select two from the following:6
Computer Automated Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
ACCT S___ Elective
  1. Communicate effectively within a business environment.
  2. Perform basic financial and managerial accounting skills.
  3. Apply mathematical problem-solving techniques to business issues.
  4. Describe basic legal concepts and the judicial system, with emphasis on business law.
  5. Describe basic economic concepts with emphasis on individual economic decision making and market outcomes.