Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA)
PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
IAU requires either evidence of an earned high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) tests, or the successful completion of a degree program. The degree must be earned at an appropriately accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.
IAU recommends any experiences, including but not limited to, internships, externships, volunteer, or part or full-time professional experience in any organization, including, but not limited to, private, public, for-profit, non-profit, start-ups, or established corporate organizations.
Possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in IAU’s pedagogical model and conduct research at the undergraduate level.
Evidence of English Proficiency:
IAU requires writing skills at the appropriate level. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English is essential to your success at IAU. If English is not the applicant’s native language, or if an applicant has not had his/her secondary education taught in English, s/he will be required to provide proof of English Proficiency. Since classes are taught in English, an applicant must demonstrate his/her ability to read, write and speak English.
Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 45 units:
Transfer Credit (TRC): 45 units
Standardized Exam Credit (SEC): 45 units
The Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA) degree program aims to prepare students to begin or advance their careers in the business world. The program provides students with a basic understanding of business through an appropriate blending of business and general education. It also introduces the principles of the Christian worldview. The ASBA degree program can also be a major step towards completing a bachelor’s degree. All courses completed from the IAU ASBA degree program shall be waived for the IAU BBA degree program.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES (PLOs)
Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:
- Develop a basic foundation in general education fields of study with an emphasis on critical thinking
- Acquire a basic understanding of the business field and apply it to a global contemporary business environment
- Develop written and oral communication skills
- Understand the basic concepts of supervision and leadership, and apply leadership skills at the individual and group level
- Understand how Christian teachings, ethical principles, and core personal values are involved in business decision-making, and develop a Christian global perspective with respect for diverse cultures and faiths
PROGRAM MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or 100% online instructional methodologies.
PROGRAM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
- Complete 60 semester units of prescribed curriculum.
- Complete a minimum of TWO internships.
- Complete all required course work with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Apply for graduation and meet all academic and financial requirements.
- Maintain lawful status.
|ASBA Program Requirements||Units|
|General Education Module|
|COM 100 Introduction to Mass Communication||3|
|ENG 100 English Composition||3|
|BUS 150 Business Math||3|
|ENV 100 Introduction to Environmental Science||3|
|PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC 110 Art and Culture||3|
|Select 1 Religious Studies Course|
|REL 100 Introduction to Religion||3|
|REL 110 Introduction to the Bible||3|
|Major Module |
|ACC 100 Financial Accounting||3|
|ACC 200 Principles of Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS 100 Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 110 Business Communications||3|
|BUS 200 Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|ECN 200 Microeconomics||3|
|ECN 210 Macroeconomics||3|
|INT 100 Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|INT 150 Computer Applications||3|
|MGT 200 Supervision||3|
|The Electives Module requirement can be fulfilled by taking any undergraduate courses that are not already a requirement. Undergraduate course codes are 100-499.||6|
|ASBA Total Units||60|
For the course descriptions, click here.
|11-1021.00||General and Operations Managers|
|11-3011.00||Administrative Services Managers|
|11-3051.00||Industrial Production Managers|
|11-3071.02||Storage and Distribution Managers|
|11-9151.00||Social and Community Service Managers|
|11-9199.01||Regulatory Affairs Managers|
|11-9199.03||Investment Fund Managers|
|11-9199.04||Supply Chain Managers|
|11-9199.08||Loss Prevention Managers|
|11-9199.09||Wind Energy Operations Managers|
|11-9199.10||Wind Energy Project Managers|
|25-1011.00||Business Teachers, Postsecondary|
EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS FILLED BY IAU STUDENTS
Account Manager (11-1021), Accounts Payable (13-2011), Administrative Assistant (43-6010), Assistant Manager (11-9199), Book Keeper (43-3031), Financial Planner (11-3031), Shipping Assistant (43-5071).