Associate of Arts

Business Administration

The Associate of Arts Degree (AA) Business Administration curriculum prepares students to successfully enter occupations and careers in the business sector. Students learn basic accounting principles, contract law, business ethics and economic principles to aid them in starting or running a business. Career opportunities include entry-level management in banks, insurance companies, health organizations, educational institutions, manufacturing businesses, merchandisers, government, technology, and many more. In addition, the student will become acquainted with the history of the federal government’s relationship with Indian tribes and its legal effect on doing business in reservation communities.

Students also have the option to intern in a reservation business and/or complete a special business-related project. This is an opportunity to apply what they have learned in valuable, real-world experiences that are helpful in finding and performing well in future employment.

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Relate macroeconomic and/or microeconomic principles to the current economy
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and work with a variety of people in a team situation
  • Perform accounting and finance functions as related to service and merchandising businesses

It will cost $12,000 for this degree.

You will get a job with this degree.

General Education Requirements Credits
Core I Communications 9
Core II Mathematics and Science 6
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences 6
Core V American Indian Studies 3
Core VI Technology (CAPP 131) 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 35
Business Administration Program of Study
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ACTG 205 Computerized Accounting 3
BU 116 Business Law 3
BU 161 Introduction to Business 3
BU 201 Business Ethics 2
BU 250 Management 3
ECNS 201 Microeconomics 3
ECNS 202 Macroeconomics 3
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 28
Total credits required for degree 60

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.