AAS in Business

Business Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

What can you expect?

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The 2018 median salary of an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business Administration degree in Illinois was $49,000, according PayScale.com. The graduates may qualify for jobs like Sales Manager, Business Consultant, Financial Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Human Resources (HR) Specialist, Loan Officer, Meeting, Convention and Event Planner, Training and Development Specialist, and may more.

According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2017 workers with an associate degree had median weekly earnings of $836, compared with just $512 for people with a high school diploma alone.

Graduates have many job opportunities. Some examples of annual salaries according PayScale.com:

Executive Assistant

$51,514

Administrative Assistant

$33,827

Office Manager

$43,067

Human Resources (HR) Manager

$60,531

Operations Manager

$54,896

Human Resources (HR) Generalist

$48,116

Bookkeeper

$41,693

Buyer

$43,274

Credit/Collections Supervisor

$49,410

A Quiroga's professional

The Associate in Applied Science in Business prepares undergraduate students in the field of applied management science. Students will be expected to work in multidisciplinary activities, using the necessary tools to perform efficient administrative processes, reduce risk factors in decision-making, and optimize company outcomes, including their profits and market presence.

Business students at Quiroga will learn how to integrate ethics into their lives to impact business through a Humanistic worldview. Students will have a multicultural learning framework and will be able to address problems in real-world settings with ethics, and social service attitude.

In compliance with Quiroga’s mission, the Associate in Applied Science in Business program combines a liberal arts curriculum with practical training in business to prepare students to help resolve problems holistically.

Students will become professionals who contribute meaningfully to transform people and the communities in which they live, work, and serve.

Students graduating from Quiroga will possess the following skill sets:

  1. Interpersonal skills and professional fluency for efficient and effective communication in a variety of environments.
  2. An understanding of and ability to demonstrate principled and moral leadership that aligns with organizational goals.
  3. Applied critical thinking, analytical ability, and technical/technological knowledge to solve complex problems and resolve conflicts.
  4. Will have a clear understanding of the cultural, social, and economic environments of the local communities and related international community.
  5. A broad-based liberal arts education which serves to effectively assess social responsibilities and ethical dilemmas in their personal and professional lives.

Student outcomes

The Associate in Applied Science in Business program is designed to holistically train students to work in multidisciplinary activities, using the necessary management and administrative tools to perform efficient administrative processes.

At the end of the program, students will:

  1. 1. Understand and apply the theories and principles of the management science.
  2. 2. Be able to organize and control managerial and administrative processes.
  3. 3. Be able to work in multidisciplinary teams to optimize the resources of organizations.
  4. 4. Be equipped to use the principles of management and administrative techniques to solve organizational issues.

Program requirements

The Associate in Applied Arts in Business program will consist of a minimum of 66 credits. The program will have the following characteristics:

TOTAL: 66 CREDITS

Required Liberal Arts Courses (6 courses, 18 Credits)

Liberal arts studies

(24 credits)

Required Liberal Arts courses

(18 credits)

Elective Liberal Art Courses: Select two

(2) liberal art courses (6 credits)

Business courses

(36 credits)

Required Courses

(27 credits)

Elective courses

(9 credits)

Internship

(6 credits)

HIS101

Universal History

3 Credits

ENG101

English

3 Credits

MAT101

Basic College Mathematics

3 Credits

MUL101

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Americas

3 Credits

REL101

Man and University

3 Credits

REL104

General Ethics

3 Credits

Elective Liberal Arts Courses (2 Courses, 6 credits)

ART101

Painting and Sculpting

3 Credits

LIT101

English Literature

3 Credits

HIS102

Greeks and Romans

3 Credits

ART102

Music Appreciation

3 Credits

LIT102

Spanish Literature

3 Credits

HIS103

The Judeo-Christian Revelation

3 Credits

ART103

Architecture

3 Credits

MUL102

Introduction to National and International Politics

3 Credits

ART104

Theater and Poetry

3 Credits

HIS105

History of the Americas

3 Credits

MUL103

Factors and Repercussions of Immigration

3 Credits

ART211

Art

3 Credits

HIS106

American History

3 Credits

LIT103

Literature

3 Credits

ART105

Humanities

3 Credits

ART106

Fine arts

3 Credits

ART107

The government in the USA

3 Credits

SCI120

World Geography

3 Credits

Business Required Courses (9 Courses, 27 credits)

BUS101

Accounting

3 Credits

BUS102

Introduction to administration

3 Credits

BUS203

Introduction to computer science

3 Credits

BUS204

Economics

3 Credits

BUS205

Financial Mathematics

3 Credits

BUS206

Cost Accounting

3 Credits

BUS208

Human Capital

3 Credits

BUS209

Finance

3 Credits

BUS210

Introduction to marketing

3 Credits

Business Elective Courses (3 Courses, 9 credits)

BUS201

Evaluation of projects

3 Credits

BUS202

Market research

3 Credits

BUS203

Logistics

3 Credits

BUS204

Strategic Planning

3 Credits

BUS205

Quality Systems

3 Credits

BUS206

Distribution Systems

3 Credits

BUS207

E-Commerce

3 Credits

BUS208

Directive Skills

3 Credits

BUS209

Advertising

3 Credits

BUS210

Innovation and product development

3 Credits

BUS211

Pricing

3 Credits

BUS212

Sales Techniques

3 Credits

BUS213

Packaging

3 Credits

BUS214

Globalization and Geo-economics

3 Credits

BUS215

International laws

3 Credits

BUS216

Customs operations

3 Credits

BUS217

International procedures and documentation

3 Credits

BUS218

Operation planning and control

3 Credits

BUS219

Operations research

3 Credits

BUS220

Business Law

3 Credits




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