AAS Business Administration
Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration
The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for students who
wish to enter the job market after completing approximately two years of
study. This degree prepares students to assume mid-level
administrative support positions or to update and enhance current job
skills. The Industrial Management Emphasis, for students choosing
this elective option, prepares students for mid-olevel administrative
positions in industrial office settings, such as human resources,
production planning, or quality systems design. Upon attaining work
experience, individuals with this degree are better equipped to move
into leadership positions. Students pursuing the AAS degree must satisfy
all assessment, remediation,a nd prerequisite course requirements.
Demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading,
writing, and oral communication.
Apply math skills appropriate to the task
Use information technology to locate, process, and
present information effectively and ethically.
Perform basic accounting procedures including the
preparation and interpretation of financial statements and records
for both service and manufacturing operations.
Apply management and leadership principles and
Apply aspects of legal, regulatory, and ethical
Identifying business strategies to market products
or services and address customer service needs.
Apply critical thinking skills to analyze and
solve business problems based on logical reasoning.
Candidates for the Associate of Applied Science degree
in Business Administration at Arkansas Northeastern College are
required, as a condition of graduation, to participate in the outcomes
assessments conducted by the academic units of the College, including
general education. The National Occupational Competency Testing
Institute (NOCTI), General Management exam, is administered in the
semester the student completes their degree requirements.
- Human resources specialist
- Mid-level office manager
- Production planning
- Quality systems design technician
- Entry level management
Possible Work Settings
- Manufacturing company front office
- Government offices
- Retail businesses
- Service businesses