Associate of Applied Science Degree - Business

Location: 7000 Dandini Boulevard
Phone: 775-673-7132
Website: http://www.tmcc.edu/business/

The Associate of Applied Science is a useful two-year degree that employers see as verification of your capabilities in the business area. You will undertake a broad spectrum of business related classes that will provide you with a strong foundation of business knowledge.

Degree Outcomes

Students completing the degree will:

  • Identify and practice professional skills, including information technology literacy, information literacy, research, writing, and presentations.
  • Identify and practice interpersonal/group skills, including interpersonal and teamwork, international perspective, cultural awareness and ethics, and personal responsibility.
  • Identify and practice analytical skills, including problem-solving and decision-making in a business environment.

AAS degrees are non-transfer degrees that are designed for students to enter the workforce.

To earn an AAS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AAS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
Diversity 1[3]
Recommended:
Theater: a Cultural Context
Communications3
Recommended:
Business Speech Communications
Fundamentals of Speech Communications
English3
Recommended:
Business English
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science3
Recommended:
Theater: a Cultural Context
Human Relations3
Recommended:
Leadership and Human Relations
Mathematics3
Recommended:
Applied Business Math
Fundamentals of College Mathematics (or higher)
Science3
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions3
Recommended:
Introduction to American Politics
American Experiences and Constitutional Change
Degree Requirements
ACC 135Bookkeeping I3
or ACC 201 Financial Accounting
ACC 136Bookkeeping II3
or ACC 202 Managerial Accounting
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
BUS 108Business Letters and Reports3
ECON 102Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 103Principles of Macroeconomics3
ENT 200Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship3
IS 101Introduction to Information Systems3
LGM 201Essentials of Logistics Management3
MGT 171Supervision3
MGT 201Principles of Management3
MKT 210Marketing Principles3
Elective Requirements
Select 3 units from the following: 3
ACC, BUS, COT, ECON, ENT, IS, LGM, MGT, MKT or RE
Total Units60
1

May also count toward degree requirements. Please consult with Academic Advisement. 

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
English 3 3
Mathematics 3 3
MGT 171 Supervision 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 3 3
 Semester Total15
2nd semester
ACC 135 Bookkeeping I 3
BUS 108 Business Letters and Reports (Communications) 3
Communications 3 3
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
IS 101 Introduction to Information Systems 3
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
ACC 136 Bookkeeping II 3
ECON 103 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Human Relations 3 3
MGT 201 Principles of Management 3
THTR 210 Theater: a Cultural Context 3
 Semester Total15
4th semester
Elective 3 3
ENT 200 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
Science 2 3
LGM 201 Essentials of Logistics Management 3
MKT 210 Marketing Principles 3
 Semester Total15
 Total Units60
2

See approved General Education list for the AAS Degree.

3

See program recommendations or requirements.