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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
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2
(3 Credits, WRTG 111)
General Education: Communication
3
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
4
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
5
(3 Credits, BMGT 110)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
6
(3 Credits, SPCH 100)
General Education: Communication
7
(3 Credits, STAT 200)
General Education: Math; AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
8
(3 Credits, IFSM 201)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
9
(3 Credits, ACCT 220)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
10
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
11 Take these courses simultaneously:

(3 Credits, BIOL 101)

(1 Credit, BIOL 102)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
12
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
13
(3 Credits, HIST 156)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
14
(3 Credits, ECON 203)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
15
(3 Credits, ACCT 221)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
16
(3 Credits, BMGT 364)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
17
(3 Credits, MRKT 310)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
18
(3 Credits, HRMN 300)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
19
(3 Credits, FINC 330)
AA Specialization & Business Administration Major
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21 1-credit elective course Elective

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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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