May 25, 2020
(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/ career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)
This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, and human resources.
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
- Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.
Potential Occupational Titles
Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, first-line supervisor, secretary, and administrative assistant.
A minimum of 62.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.
Required Core Courses
All courses, 30.00 semester credit hours, are required.
Required Internship or Research Project
■ 3.00 semester credit hours are required.
* Online students in some states may not be allowed to take this internship due to state restrictions.
Open Elective Courses
■ A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required.
General Education Requirements
Students enrolled in this associate’s degree must complete a minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline.
9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications
6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity)
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Personal and Professional Development Courses
2.00 semester credit hours are required.