Business Administration


The Associate of Applied Science in Business degree program provides students the general education, business, and technical workplace skills necessary for success. This program prepares graduates for entry-level business management positions and promotes expansion of the skills and knowledge of individuals currently employed. The program prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision making.


It provides knowledge of the business world to enable students to function effectively within large and small corporations and also in non-profit organizations, tribal entities and government agencies. Program completion will prepare individuals seeking advanced degrees and knowledge of business.


At the completion of this program, the student will demonstrate:


  • Demonstrate critical thinking in business;
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of financial statements;
  • Explain the role of marketing;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental business concepts and principles;
  • Discuss and analyze issues related to global & tribal economics;
  • Communicate effectively with accurate “business” terminology in written and/or oral form, with a demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology.

Required Courses:


  • ACCT 102 Fundamentals of Accounting (3)
  • ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I (3)
  • ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II (3)
  • ACCT 215 Legal Environment of  Business (3)
  • BADM 201 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BADM 202 Principles of Management (3)
  • BADM 215 Leadership Development (3)
  • BADM 224 Management Information Systems (3)
  • BOTE 108 Business Math (3)
  • BOTE 161 Internship (2)
  • BOTE 177 Job Readiness (1)
  • BOTE 211 Business Communications (3)
  • BOTE 224 E-Business (3)
  • BOTE 247 Spreadsheet Applications (3)
  • CIS 274 Project Management (3)
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)


Related General Education Courses:


  • COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
  • ENGL 110 Composition I (3)
  • ENGL 120 Composition II (3)
  • Electives General Education Electives (See GEN ED Matrix) (6)


Total Required Credits: 63

Diane Bercier

CTE Instructor
Phone: 701.477.7862
Office: Room Office 111D


Stephanie Bear

CTE Instructor
Phone: 701.477.7859
Office: Room 111E