Associate of Applied Science in
Business Administration Entrepreneurship Foundations, Associate in Applied Science
Distance Learning, On-Campus
USD 10,830 / per year *
Earliest start date
* including housing and additional fees, international students can expect to pay around $19,575 per year
Complete your Business Administration Entrepreneurship Foundations, Associate in Applied Science (AAS). The Washington State Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board reports a skill gap in accounting jobs where the accounting jobs exceed worker supply. Jobs in business administration exist in a wide variety of career paths. Students develop a foundation of knowledge in accounting, management, business, entrepreneurship, and application software related to business and communication.
- Short-term certificates of proficiency, which include courses within the program, are offered to provide students with benchmarks of achievement leading to degree completion.
- Classroom instruction and practical experiences are combined into a course of study that provides students with broad exposure to the principles and philosophies of business and management.
- Students can continue their academic studies at Peninsula College in the Bachelor of Applied Management degree (BAS). Please contact the BAS advisor for additional prerequisite requirements at [email protected].
- Prepare students for a variety of business-related job opportunities.
- Prepare students for a rapidly changing business environment.
- Measure and assess student learning and implement improvements to ensure a high-quality program.
- Monitor the needs of the business community and maintain the relevancy of the program curriculum through advisory committee meetings and program reviews.
When this program is completed, the student will be able to:
- Prepare and analyze company financial statements
- Prepare budgets for a company using Microsoft Excel
- Apply qualitative and quantitative methods for critical thinking and problem-solving
- Formulate a personal code of ethical behavior as it relates to a modern business environment
- Utilize electronic technology, including accessing information from various sources
- Recognize and analyze how economic forces shape the environment of business and decision making
- Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication
- Identify key legal principles that apply in business transactions and demonstrate an understanding of legal risk management
- Identify and apply management skills and concepts that can be applied in a wide variety of situations
- Demonstrate proficiency in Quickbooks
- Demonstrate required payroll and business record-keeping procedures and prepare federal and state tax reports
- Apply basic computational skills to practical applications
- Communicate in writing for a variety of purposes and audiences
- Demonstrate competencies to succeed in the selected career pathway workplace
- Demonstrate an understanding of marketing principles to promote a company
- International Business
- Principles of Marketing
- Business Law