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Business Degrees

The Associate of Business (ABUS) degree is designed for students who wish to transfer to a university to continue to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a business field. The ABUS is accepted at all Arizona universities that have business programs, including Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona, and Grand Canyon University. It is also widely accepted at many out-of-state universities. The ABUS includes all the course requirements for Arizona’s state universities, and successful completion of the degree will allow students to start as a junior in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, computer information systems, management, marketing, supply chain management, and many other business fields.

For more information about the ABUS degree, contact Advisement by going to and click on the Email an Advisor link or call (480) 423‑6539.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business in General Business is designed for students who wish to gain business training in specialized areas with the intent to work immediately after graduation. This degree includes studies in three different areas: general studies, core business requirements, and a “track” or specialized field such as accounting, management, marketing, retail management, and social media marketing. Embedded in this degree is also a certificate program that matches each of the five tracks.

For more information about the AAS in General Business, contact Mark Barton, Program Director, at or (480) 425‑6913.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration Fastrack is designed for working adults seeking to update, upgrade, or develop essential business skills. A specific objective of the program is to prepare students for job advancement and career opportunities in today’s business environment. Each course includes learning activities and projects in an accelerated format. A Business Administration Fastrack Certificate is also available to students.

For more information about Business Administration Fastrack, contact Mark Barton, Program Director, at or (480) 425‑6913.