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AAS - Business (FASTRACK)

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    [description] => The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business (FASTRACK) program is designed for  individuals 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 as defined by industry practitioners. Each course/module includes learning activities and projects in an accelerated five-week or eight-week formats. In-person classes meet extensively outside of the classroom as prescribed by course/module requirements.  Classes will be limited to a maximum of 24 students. Additional features of the program include: Student directed learning stressing the dynamic business environment, communication skills and leadership development; utilization of Microsoft Office package.

A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Business (FASTRACK) is also available to students. The certificate contains the features of the AAS degree, but does not include a general education component. 
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    [ic] => Business/Management (03)
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    [title] => Business (FASTRACK)
    [total_credits] => 61-66
    [url] => https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=80262
    [date_updated] => 02/24/2015
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Description:
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business (FASTRACK) program is designed for individuals 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 as defined by industry practitioners. Each course/module includes learning activities and projects in an accelerated five-week or eight-week formats. In-person classes meet extensively outside of the classroom as prescribed by course/module requirements. Classes will be limited to a maximum of 24 students. Additional features of the program include: Student directed learning stressing the dynamic business environment, communication skills and leadership development; utilization of Microsoft Office package.

A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Business (FASTRACK) is also available to students. The certificate contains the features of the AAS degree, but does not include a general education component.
Major Code: 3780
Award: AAS
First Term: 4154
Total Credits: 61-66
Last Updated: Feb 24th, 2015
Prerequisites:
None
Required Courses: 30
ACC110 Understanding and Using Accounting Systems 3
 
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
 
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
MGT126 Customer Service Skills and Strategies 3
MGT175 Business Organization and Management 3
MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
Restricted Electives: 9 Credits
Any ACC, GBS, MGT, or MKT prefixed courses not listed in the Required Courses area.
ACC+++++ Any ACC Accounting course(s) 1-9
GBS+++++ Any GBS General Business course(s) 1-9
MGT+++++ Any MGT Management course(s) 1-9
MKT+++++ Any MKT Marketing course(s) 1-9
Free Electives: None
General Education: 22-27 Credits
General Education Core: 12-17 Credits
First-Year Composition: 6 Credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
Critical Reading: 0-3 Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
equivalent as indicated by assessment
Oral Communication: 3 Credits
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110 Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225 Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230 Small Group Communication (3)
Mathematics: 3-5 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education Distributed: 10 Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credits
SBU200 Society and Business (3) OR
ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles (3) OR
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (3) OR
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SBU200 is recommended.
Natural Sciences: 4 Credits
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Program Competencies:
  1. Identify and describe basic accounting skills and practices and use a computerized accounting system to analyze and record common business transactions. (ACC110)
  2. Demonstrate appropriate and effective written and oral communication skills in a variety of workplace situations. (GBS120)
  3. Identify, describe, and analyze external environmental factors in terms of their impact on a business, domestically and globally. (GBS151)
  4. Identify and describe contemporary legal issues, ethical issues and the regulatory climate and explain how these factors affect business policies and decisions. (GBS205)
  5. Identify and use the basic techniques for measuring, managing, and monitoring internal and external customer expectations and services. (MGT126)
  6. Evaluate human relations problems as they arise in work situations. (MGT175)
  7. Describe human relations challenges faced by the individual and the business organization. (MGT251)
  8. Outline the principles and procedures involved in starting, organizing and operating a small business. (MGT253)
  9. Identify and evaluate marketing strategies as presented in case studies using basic computer skills. (MKT271)
  10. Determine when technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of tasks and problems. (BPC110, CIS105)