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Associate of Science in Business

The Associate of Science in Business degree program will give you the foundation in general business principles that you are looking for, with a special emphasis on entrepreneurship. Our program prepares "career-ready" leaders for the field with sharpened skills in management, marketing, economics, finance, and accounting. Graduates from this program will not only know how to execute a business plan, but have analytical, writing, leadership and communication skills that will make them stand out in a crowd.

At Thomas College, our mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities. Come join us and see why an Associate's Degree from Thomas can help you achieve your dreams. 

Business Department minors are available in the following disciplines: Accounting, Coaching, Cyber Security, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality, International Business, Management, Information Technology Management Marketing, Sport Management, and Project Management. A business minor consists of 18 credit hours. The faculty advisor will work with the student to determine appropriate courses for each minor when options are available.

Course Requirements for a Minor in Accounting:

AC111 Principles of Accounting I

AC112 Principles of Accounting II

AC223 Intermediate Accounting I

AC224 Intermediate Accounting II

Choose two other courses carrying AC designation

Course Requirements for a Minor in Coaching:

SM125 Introduction to Sport Management

SM229 Coaching

SM399 Advanced Coaching

SM226 Sport Psychology

SM431 Athletic Administration

SC321 Anatomy and Physiology

Course Requirements for a Minor in Cyber Security:

CS345 Data Communications

CS346 Foundations of Cyber Security Defenses

CS415 Security Essentials

CS422 Applications in Information Security

CS424 Information Security Policy, Administration, and Management

MG432 Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making

Course Requirements for a Minor in Entrepreneurship:

AC220 Financial Accounting

MK230 Sales and Sales Management

MG347 Entrepreneurship

MG337 Marketing on the Internet

Choose two Management or Marketing electives

Course Requirements for a Minor in Finance:

AC111 Principles of Accounting I or AC220

AC112 Principles of Accounting II or AC221

EC212 Macroeconomics

FN225 Business Finance

Choose two other courses carrying AC, EC or FN designations

Course Requirements for a Minor in Hospitality:

HT112 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

HT115 Management of Food and Beverage Operations

HT221 Rooms Division Management

MK116 Principles of Marketing

Choose two other courses carrying HT designation

Course Requirements for a Minor in International Business:

MG250 Principles of International Business

MG337 Managing in the Global Environment

MG325 Diversity Management

MK370 Global Marketing Management

HG227 World Geography

Choose one Management or Marketing elective

Course Requirements for a Minor in Information Technology Management:

CS175 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design

CS218 Java Programming

CS315 Databases

CS345 Data Communications

CS415 Topics in CIS: Security

MG444 Project Management

Course Requirements for a Minor in Management:

MG224 Management Principles

MG239 Human Resource Management

EC211 Microeconomics

MG443 Interpersonal Relations

Choose two other courses carrying MG designation

Course Requirements for a Minor in Marketing:

MK116 Principles of Marketing

MK230 Sales and Sales Management

MK325 Advertising

MK433 Marketing Research

Choose two other courses carrying MK designation

Course Requirements for a Minor in Project Management:

MG427 Project Management Specializations

MG428 Project Management Specializations

MG429 Project Management Specializations

MG430 Teams: Authority, Influence and Projects

MG432 Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making

MG433 Innovation, Change, and Agile Projects

MG435 Complex and Advanced Projects

MG444 Project Management

Course Requirements for a Minor in Sport Management:

SM125 Introduction to Sport Management

SM332 Sport Facility Management

SM336 Sport Marketing Management

SM431 Athletic Administration

Choose two other courses carrying SM designation



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