Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA)

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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.



Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:

  1. Develop a basic foundation in general education fields of study with an emphasis on critical thinking
  2. Acquire a basic understanding of the business field and apply it to a global contemporary business environment
  3. Develop written and oral communication skills
  4. Understand the basic concepts of supervision and leadership, and apply leadership skills at the individual and group level
  5. 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



Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.

IAU Experience: Joseph Kattampallil, ASBA Student