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Associate Degree Requirements

Earning a business administration degree from Marian University could take your life in a whole new direction.

To earn an Associate Degree in Business Administration, you must complete the following coursework.

Concentration Courses
Students are required to take the first two hybrid concentration courses in the sequence listed below. Exceptions must be approved by the MAP Executive Director and the MAP Director of Educational Services.

Non-degree seeking students with a degree may also choose to enhance their education by earning a certificate in one of the below concentrations.  Prerequisite courses may be required.

Sem. Hr.
ACC 210 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 205 Statistical Methods 3
BUS 240 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 250 Principles of Management 3
BUS 301 Business Law 3
Concentration Courses (see options below)
ECN 200 Introductory Economics 3
MIS 101 Information System Applications 3
MIS 201 Management Information Systems 3
Total Business Administration Core and Support Hours 33
PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
Total Moral Reasoning Hours 6
MAT 095/105 Intermediate Algebra 3
ENV 172 Intro to Environmental Science 4
Total Scientific and Quantitative Understanding Hours 7
One of the following:
PSY 101 General Psychology
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
Total Individual and Social Awareness Hours 3
One of the following:
HIS 102 History of the Modern World
ART 139 Art Appreciation
MUS 127 Appreciation of Music
ENG 213 Literature: The Short Story
Total Cultural Awareness Hours 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
Total Effective Communication Hours 3
General Electives 9
Total Credit Hours 64

Concentration Areas

Choose one associate's degree concentration. Two courses (6 credit hours) are required to complete each concentration.

 1st BUS 330 Leadership  3
BUS 372 Creativity and Change  3
BUS 351 Human Resources Management 3
BUS 450 International Business 3
BUS 341 Promotion  3
BUS 342 Selling and Sales Management  3
BUS 338 Global Marketing 3
BUS 346 Marketing Management 3
Human Resources Management
BUS 352 Organizational Behavior  3
BUS 361 Talent Management  3
BUS 358 Employment Law 3
BUS 362 Compensation and Benefits 3
FIN 360 Investments  3
FIN 420 Financial Institutions  3
FIN 356 Real Estate 3
FIN 357 Risk and Insurance 3
Business Technology
MIS 317 Web Applications Development  3
MIS 330 Project Management  3
MIS 320 Business Decision Making 3
MIS 380 Special Topics 3
  Project Management  
1st MIS 332 Project Management Methodologies 3
  MIS 342 Project Planning and Control 3
2nd MIS 362 Team Building & Interpersonal Dynamics 3
  MIS 372 Project Accounting Methods 3
  Meeting & Event Planning  
 1st BUS 345 Strategies of Meeting & Event Planning  3
  BUS 359 Logistics of Meeting & Event Planning 3
 2nd BUS 364 Negotiations and Relationship Mgmt 3
  BUS 369 Capstone: Tech, Promo, Event Execution 3
  Fundraising Management
 1st BUS 313 Fundraising Concepts and Best Practices 3
  BUS 321 Growing Trends: Harnessing Technology in Fundraising 3
 2nd BUS 327 The Art of the Ask: Identifying, Engaging, and Soliciting Donors  3
  BUS 331 Corporate Social Responsibility 3
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