Associate in Business Administration

The Associate in Science in Business Administration degree provides students with a foundation of general education and business principles that help working adults apply what they learn in the program directly to their professions.

Online, On-campus, or Both – It’s Your Choice
Students can complete the degree entirely online, on campus, or through a combination of online and on-campus courses.

What You Will Learn

  • Accounting Principles
  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Marketing

This program is ACBSP-accredited. Learn more about this accreditation and CHEA student achievement.

The program prepares graduates for continuing their education and baccalaureate level as all credits apply directly to the Bachelor’s in Business Administration at Peirce.

Program at a Glance:




100% online, or a blend of online and on-campus courses

Transfer Credits:

Up to 30 transfer credits can be applied to this degree


$600 per credit

See if you are eligible for a corporate discount

*Tuition is based on 2019-2020 tuition and does not include fees or books.

Curriculum for the AS in Business Administration

PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
ECO 101Macroeconomics3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCIScience Course (choose 1)3
BUS 100Introduction to Business3
ACC 101Accounting Principles I3
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ECO 102Microeconomics3
FIN 201Introduction to Finance3
LAW 103Business Law3
MKT 101Introduction to Marketing3
BUS 250Associate Business Capstone Course3
CWE 104 or ELECooperative Work Experience or Elective3
ELERecommend Business Elec. - Focus Option

Entrepreneurship/Small Business
Management Option (select two):
- ENT 200: Introduction to Entrepreneurship 
- ENT 225: Accounting, Finance and Taxes for Small Business
- ENT 280: Entrepreneurship Marketing


Management Option:
- BUS 301: Global Dimensions in Business 
- MGT 204: Production and Operations Analysis

TOTAL: 61 Credits

*Students who place into developmental education courses and/or who have fewer than 15 transfer credits are required to enroll in PRC 100: Student Success Seminar.

Course Descriptions and Information

View course descriptions and prerequisite information in our Undergraduate Catalog

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