The Associate of Arts in Business equips students with basic skills in essential business areas. The integration of a Christian worldview ensures that the education is morally and ethically grounded.
- Explain how the four functions of management can be addressed through the Christian worldview.
- Discuss market segmentation and targeting using the 7 P’s (product, price, place, promotion, packaging, positioning, and people) of marketing.
- Illustrate data used by decision-makers in today’s business environments.
- Develop the entrepreneurial decision-making process from research to business plan creation.
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ACC2020 Accounting I3
The double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle, including communicating financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles.Prerequisite: MAT1250 or higher
Principles of economic analysis with emphasis on microeconomic theory as it applies to the decision-making of households, businesses, and industries in the current economic environment, including scarcity of resources, opportunity cost, supply & demand, specialization and trade, and the role of government. Pre-requisite: MAT1250 or higher
Introduction to economic analysis at the aggregate level, including the impact of both domestic and international policies on key economic indicators and on overall macroeconomic performance. Recommended: College-level economics course
BUS2200 Entrepreneurship Basics3
This course centers on investigating the feasibility of a business idea or concept. Areas of study will include recognizing business opportunities, developing the business concept, and testing an opportunity for feasibility. Startup and takeover situations will be studied and business plans will be created.
FIN2010 Introduction to Financial Management3
Foundational financial theory and its application to management decision-making and firm valuation.Prerequisite: MAT2050 or higher
Mathematics Elective (Circleville Campus)3
MGT1000 Introduction to Management3
Accepted management principles from historic and contemporary perspectives with application to not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.
MKT1050 Introduction to Marketing3
The interacting marketing activities of analysis, planning, implementation, and control with a focus on competitive and customer analysis, marketing strategy development, and implementations for decision-making in domestic and global organizations. The course incorporates current developments in marketing, including the social, legal, ethical, and technological environments of marketing. Students apply these skills and concepts in a real marketing situation to make recommendations for marketing strategy and tactics.
Electives in ACC, BUS, FIN, LDR, or MKT 3
*Online students may count MAT2050 as a Mathematics elective in the General Education Core. MAT2050 does not fulfill General Education Mathematics requirements for Circleville Campus students.
In addition to the courses listed on this page, graduates must meet the requirements listed here, including:
- A General Education Core
- Associate degrees – 36 credit hours
- Bachelor’s degrees – 45 credit hours
- Minimum credit hours
- Associate degrees – 60 credit hours
- Bachelor’s degrees – 120 credit hours
- Some majors require more credit hours than the listed minimums.
- Students choose elective courses to complete credit hour requirements.
- Electives may apply toward a minor, certificate, associate degree, or second major.
- Sometimes a course required in a student’s major can also fulfill a requirement in the GenEd core. (See notes on the individual major pages.)
Find complete information in the OCU Academic Catalog.