AS Business
Associate of Science in Business

The Associate of Science in Business Degree is designed for students who wish to complete the first two years of a business-related Bachelor's degree and then transfer to a four-year college or university. This degree program includes both general education courses and core business courses. The Associate of Science in Business Degree requires successful completion of 64 credit hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Students pursuing this degree must satisfy all remediation and prerequisite course requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Select and use the appropriate productivity software to analyze data and present information effectively.

  • Apply financial and managerial accounting tools and techniques to report and interpret and financial results of a business operation to external and internal stakeholders.

  • Evaluate the economic choices that individuals, businesses, and government make and the way these choices interact to influence the national and global economy.

  • Apply the basic principles of law governing business ownership and commerce under the American legal system.

  • Apply statistical analysis concepts to make better decisions under conditions of uncertainty.

  • Generate business correspondence and reports.


Program Assessment


Candidates for the Associate of Science in Business 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 Proficiency Profile exam is administered in the semester the student completes their degree requirements.



Degree Plans


Degree Transfer
The AS in Business is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor's degree in the field of business. The following schools accept this completed degree in its entirety.
  • Arkansas State University
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Henderson State University
  • Southern Arkansas University
  • University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • University of Central Arkansas


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