Business Administration (A.S.) Manchester

https://manchester.unh.edu/program/as/business-administration

Our Associate in Science degree in Business Administration is designed to provide students with a stepping stone to a career. Graduates of the program are prepared for entry-level employment opportunities or to continue their education at the baccalaureate level.

Students must complete a minimum of 64 credits to graduate with an associate of science degree in business administration. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation. In addition to completing eight Discovery Program courses and one Inquiry or Inquiry-attribute course within their first 48 earned credits, students must complete six courses (24 credits) in the major and one elective course.

Required Courses
BUS 400Introduction to Business4
BUS 532Introduction to Financial Accounting4
BUS 533Introduction to Managerial Accounting4
ECN 412Introduction to Microeconomic Principles4
Business Administration Electives
Select two of the following courses: 1,28
Introduction to Business Statistics
Financial Management
Marketing Principles and Applications
Organizational Behavior
Introduction to Public Speaking
Introduction to Language and Social Interaction
Introduction to Web Design and Development
Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity
Business Law and Economics
Economics for Managers
Other 600-level ECN or BUS courses by permission of instructor
Electives
Select one elective4
Total Credits28

For more information, contact Kelly Kilcrease, program coordinator, at Kelly.Kilcrease@unh.edu, or contact the Office of Admissions, (603) 641-4150.

At the conclusion of the Business program, students should be able to demonstrate:

  • Breadth of knowledge about business, accounting, and economic concepts, theories and methodologies.
  • Ability to apply business concepts to case based and situations in order to craft workable solutions that will yield to increased success for the company.
  • Information literacy (ability to find, retrieve and analyze information) in the fields of business, economics, and accounting/finance through use of proven and reliable private and public sector resources, including: articles, studies and research reports using UNH library resources such as ebscohost.
  • Ability to lead discussion groups and project teams to effective conclusions – written and oral, delivered in or out of the classroom.
  • Adeptness at multiple kinds of qualitative and quantitative analysis of data, particularly data found in, but not limited to, private and public sector reports.
  • Effective writing skills in all types of business and professional writing: memoranda, case studies, analytical and project reports.
  • Essential grasp of cogent presentation methods and techniques in the classroom, in front of visitors and peers.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and an appreciation for the diversity of human experience and perspectives.
  • An understanding of the importance of engaged citizenship in building healthy communities at every level (local, national and global).