Degree Requirements for the Associate of Science (A.S.) in Business Management

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Designed for students who are in the early stages of their management or professional careers, the Associate of Science in Business Management introduces management and business principles while providing a foundation in the Liberal Arts. The A.S.B.M. degree emphasizes skills in critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, communications and ethical decision-making. The A.S.B.M. degree prepares students for the Albertus Magnus College Bachelor of Science in Business Management (B.S.B.M.) degree.

The A.S. degree in Business Management requires the successful completion of at least 60 credits of coursework. Students must take a minimum of 21 credits as matriculating students at Albertus Magnus College. These 21 credits must be the last credits toward the degree. The A.S. degree requires the successful completion of at least 60 credits that include 21 credits in general education requirements; 21 credits in business requirements; 9 credits in designated core requirements; and 9 credits in electives. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all work attempted at Albertus Magnus College.

1. General Education Requirements (21 Credits)
EN 101 College Writing 3 credits
EN 102 Introduction to Literary Genres 3 credits
Mathematics (A)
History (B or C) or Fine Arts (A) 3 credits
Philosophy (B or C) 3 credits
Religious Studies (B or C) 3 credits
Science (A) 3 credits

2. 9 credits of designated courses in three different disciplines (B or C).

3. 21 credits in Business Requirements
BE 161 Financial Accounting 3 credits
BE 162 Managerial Accounting 3 credits

BE 202 Statistics for Business and Economics 3 credits 
BE 205 Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
- 131 Principles of Management 3 credits
MG 231 Principles of Marketing 3 credits
MG 367 Strategic Management

4. 9 credits of electives