Business (AS)

Business Program Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission has extended Normandale's accreditation to include the online delivery of the Associate of Science in Business. Normandale’s Business programs are nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This degree is designed for possible employment at the associate degree level and for transfer to a Bachelor of Science program at some Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, private colleges, and the University of Minnesota. The Associate of Science degree in Business includes the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. Completion of this degree is dependent upon a grade of C or higher in each of the Professional/Technical courses and General Education.

Approval Pending

Specialized Career Program Requirements: (20 cr)

ACCT 2251

Principles of Accounting 1 (4)

BUSN 1100

Principles of Marketing (3)

or BUSN 1105

Introduction to Business (3)

BUSN 1140

Principles of Management (3)

or BUSN 2100

Human Relations and Effective Teams (3)

BUSN 1201

Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 (3)*

BUSN 2155

Legal Environment of Business (3)

BUSN 2220

Statistics for Bus and Econ (4)

or MATH 1080

Introduction to Statistics (4)

General Education Requirements: (40 cr)

ENGC 1101

Freshman Composition (4)

COMM 1111

Interpersonal Communication (3)

or COMM 1101

Fundamentals-Public Speaking (3)

or COMM 1121

Sm Group Communication (3)

ECON 2201

Principles of Microeconomics (3)

ECON 2202

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

PSYC 1110

General Psychology (4)

or SOC 1104

Intro to Sociology (3)

Two courses in MnTC Goal 3 from a minimum of two departments (including one lab course)

Two courses in MnTC Goal 6 from a minimum of two departments (PHIL 1170 is recommended)

One course in MnTC Goal 4 (MATH 1100 recommended)

One course in MnTC Goals 7 and 10

Elective Courses:

If necessary, select other Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses to total 40 credits.