The Associate of Applied Science in Administration will strengthen the student's understanding of administration functions such as supervision, human relations, human resource management, and management information systems. The program is specifically designed to help students identify administration roles and opportunities, as well as provide support to management within different organizations. This degree is designed to build upon prior education, work, or military experience.

Degree Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the basic principles of administration management.

  • Demonstrate skills in supervision, human resource management, human relations and management information systems.

  • Solve administration management problems through case study scenarios.

  • Model strong problem-solving, administrative, and communication skills.

Degree at a Glance

General Education Requirements15
Major Required27
Elective Requirements18
Total Semester Hours60

Degree Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 semester hours)

Arts and Humanities (3 semester hours) 1
Select 1 course from the following:3
Arabic I
Arabic II
Art Appreciation
Survey of Photography
Film and Literature
Image Enhancement using Adobe Photoshop®
French I
French II
German I
German II
Introduction to Japanese
Literature of American Encounters, Revolution, and Rebellion
From Abolition to #MeToo: Literature of the American Civil Rights Movement
Pivotal Figures in Early British Literature
British Literature from Wordsworth through the Wasteland
Leadership in World Literature: Antiquity to the Early Modern Period
Literature of the Newly Globalized World: The Individual’s Struggle to Adapt
Music Appreciation
Jazz and Rock
World Music and Cultures
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Ethics
Philosophy of Science
Introduction to Brazilian Portuguese
Introduction to the Study of Religion
Introduction to World Religions
Russian I
Spanish I
Spanish II
Thinking and Acting Ethically
Civics, Political and Social Sciences (3 semester hours) 1
Select 1 course from the following:3
Introduction to Anthropology
World Archaeology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Human Sexuality
Social Media and Society
Intercultural Communication
Microeconomics for Business
Macroeconomics for Business
Humane Education: A Global Interdisciplinary Perspective
Introduction to Geography
Practical Food Safety and Awareness
International Relations I
Forgotten America--Under Represented Cultures in American Literature
Introduction to Political Science
American Government I
Introduction to Psychology
Death and Dying
Race & Religion
Hope and Resilience
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
American Popular Culture
Exploring Society and Cultures via Science Fiction
Communication: Writing, Oral, and Multimedia (3 semester hours)
ENGL110Making Writing Relevant3
History (3 semester hours)
Select 1 course from the following:3
American History to 1877
American History since 1877
World Civilization before 1650
World Civilization since 1650
Western Civilization before The Thirty Years War
Western Civilization since The Thirty Years War
African-American History before 1877
African-American History since 1877
History of the American Indian
History of Science
The History and Context of STEM
Mathematics and Applied Reasoning (3 semester hours)
Select 1 course from the following:3
Accounting I
Fundamentals of Programming
College Algebra
College Trigonometry
Introduction to Statistics
Math for Liberal Arts Majors
Total Semester Hours15

Major Requirements (27 semester hours)

ACCT105Accounting for Non Accounting Majors3
MGMT100Human Relations3
MGMT101Principles of Supervision3
MGMT200Ethics Fundamentals3
MGMT201Organizational Fundamentals3
MGMT310Principles and Theory of Management3
HRMT200Human Resource Fundamentals3
INFO331Management Information Systems3
Select 1 course from the following:3
Analytics I
Project Management for Business Analysts
Employee Training and Development
Compensation and Benefits
Employment and Labor Relations
Total Semester Hours27

Elective Requirements (18 semester hours)

Select any courses comprised of lower (100-200) level courses not already taken to fulfill the requirements listed above. Additional general education courses may be taken to fulfill elective requirements.18
Total Semester Hours18