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Associate of Arts

Business & Management

Business & Management
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • Program restrictions apply
TUITION
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain expertise in accounting, statistics, and more, and get a head start on a bachelor's degree.

Get an introduction to business and management and take courses in accounting principles, information systems, statistics, economics, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to apply credits to a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Total Credits Required: 60

Curriculum Courses: 25 Credits

  • One 3-credit course in communication, writing, or speech, chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, SPCH 125) (recommended)
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 102)
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 281)
    • (3 Credits, JOUR 201)
    • Any 3-credit COMM or SPCH courses
    • Any 3-credit WRTG courses (except 486A and 486B)
  • One 1-credit course, chosen from the following:
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198A)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198B)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198C)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121A)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121B)
    • Any 1-credit course
  • 21 credits of business- and management-related coursework, chosen from any ACCT, BMGT, CMIS, ECON, FINC, HMGT, HRMN, or MRKT courses for which you meet the prerequisites

General Education Courses: 35 Credits

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1
(3 Credits, PACE 111B)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2
(3 Credits, WRTG 111)
General Education: Communication
3
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
4
(3 Credits, BMGT 110)
AA Curriculum Area
5
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6
(3 Credits, BMGT 160)
AA Curriculum Area
7
(3 Credits, DATA 200)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
8
(3 Credits, SPCH 125)
AA Curriculum Area
9
(3 Credits, STAT 200)
General Education: Math
10
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
11

Choose one of the following courses:


  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198A)

  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198B)

  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198C)

  • (1 Credit, BMGT 121A)

  • (1 Credit, BMGT 121B)
  • A 1-credit course of your choice
AA Curriculum Area
12
(3 Credits, ACCT 220)
AA Curriculum Area
13
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
14
(4 Credits, BIOL 103)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
15
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
16
(3 Credits, HIST 125)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
17
(3 Credits, ECON 203)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
18

Take any 3-credit ACCT, BMGT, FINC, MRKT, or HRMN course. If you have chosen an optional pathway, take a course that aligns with your selected pathway instead:

  • Business Administration:
    (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • Management Studies:
    (3 Credits, BMGT 305)
AA Curriculum Area
19

Take any 3-credit ACCT, BMGT, FINC, MRKT, or HRMN course. If you have chosen an optional pathway, take a course that aligns with your selected pathway instead:

  • Business Administration:
    (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
  • Management Studies:
    (3 Credits, BMGT 317)
AA Curriculum Area
20 Take any ACCT, BMGT, FINC, MRKT, or HRMN course.  AA Curriculum Area
21 Take any ACCT, BMGT, FINC, MRKT, or HRMN course. AA Curriculum Area

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Associate Degree Requirements

See the requirements for UMGC's Associate of Arts degree, which requires the completion of a minimum of 60 credits.

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