Bachelor of Applied Science Degree - Business

The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree is intended to build on an Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) but can be pursued independently by completing 120 semester hours at DSU and meeting the minimum requirements for graduation. This program prepares students for entry level positions in business.

 

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Elective Courses

 

Degree available in Bismarck, Williston, DSUlive, and online. 

The Bachelor of Applied Science Business Degree can build on a completed associate's degree or can be pursued independently by completing all 120 semester hours at DSU and meeting the minimum requirements listed below.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will display a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental areas of business. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and V.)
  2. Students will demonstrate professional written and oral business communication. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, VI, and VII.)
  3. Students will demonstrate ethical and critical thinking skills when tasked with business decisions. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, V, VI, and VII.)
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to work with diverse colleagues in team situations. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and V.)
  5. Students will apply business-related quantitative methods and tools to formulate decisions.(This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

40 General Education credits per catalog; ECON 201 or ECON 202. 30 required business related semester hours. 32 semester hours of upper division (300-400 level) coursework, 30 semester hours of coursework from DSU and a minimum of 120 cumulative semester hours are required for the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.

General Education

Total Credit Hours:40

Courses

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

ACCT 301Computerized Accounting

3

ACCT 315Business Law I

3

BADM 336Management and Leadership

3

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications

3

 

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

Or

ECON 202Principles Of Macro-Economics

3

 

ENTR 366Entrepreneurship

3

FIN 326Managerial Finance

3

MRKT 301Principles of Marketing

3

Total Credit Hours:33

Electives

Total Credit Hours:47

 

Total Credit Hours: 120