Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration (ASBA)

An Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration (ASBA) prepares the student to begin or advance their careers in the business world. It can also be a major step towards completing a bachelor's degree. This program provides a comprehensive understanding of management principles, business-oriented technology, and interpersonal skills to the students.

The purpose of the Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration is to prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry, federal and local organizations. The program is designed for the students that seek to acquire a complete framework in basic business concepts and skills in order to contribute and create solutions for contemporary business problems. After successful completion of general education and specific program courses, students will be able to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply in management, marketing, and accounting concepts to improve operational performance and aid in decision making skills. Students will be prepared to pursue further studies in Business Administration

This program gives students an understanding of generic business principles. This course will provide participants with the fundamental and relevant knowledge, skills, capabilities and awareness necessary for an associate degree graduate who seeks to further a career or higher studies in Business Administration. Students have the flexibility to elect a concentration in one of the following areas:

• Business Management
• Human Resource Management
• Accounting
• Retail Management
• Management Information Systems

ASBA Accounting Program Aims and Objectives

The Associate of Science Degree and Business Administration Concentration in Accounting qualifies the student by giving the complete knowledge, skills and competencies.

  • To apply appropriate accounting procedures to consolidate financial statements.
  • To analyze accounting for partnerships – Formation, Dissolution, and Liquidation.
  • To illustrate the accounting concepts for corporate investments.
  • To prepare students to demonstrate understanding of concepts and ability to solve problems in Cost and Management Accounting.
  • To give illustration on accounting practices and techniques through Information Technology.
  • To develop planning skill and monitoring skill in accounting and financial function in an IT environment.

  • Career Prospects

    Graduates from this program can find employment in Accounting and Finance department in an y type of business setting.

    Program Structure

    Code Course Name Credits Status Type Pre-requisite
    Semester 1 (18 Credits)
    ENG-13101 College English 3 C General None
    MAT-13102 General Mathematics 3 C General None
    CIS-13102 Information Technology Applications 3 C General None
    GEN-13102 Studies in Islamic Culture 3 C General None
    GEN-13103 UAE Society & Culture 3 C General None
    BUS-13101 General Statistics 3 C General None
    Semester 2 (18 Credits)
    ENG-13102 College English: Writing Skills 3 C General ENG-13101
    GEN-13203 Environmental Science Concepts 3 C General None
    BUS-13103 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 C Major MAT-13102
    BUS-13104 Introduction to Business Law 3 C Major ENG-13101
    BUS-13105 Principles of Microeconomics 3 C Major BUS-13101
    BUS-13102 Principles of Management 3 C Major ENG-13101
    Semester 3 (18 Credits)
    ENG-13201 Communication Skills 3 C General ENG-13101
    BUS-13200 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 C Major BUS-13103
    BUS-13201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 C Major BUS-13105
    BUS-13202 Principles of Marketing 3 C Major BUS-13102
    BUS-13203 Principles of Finance 3 C Major BUS-13103
    MIS-13201 Principles of MIS 3 C Major BUS-13102,CIS-13102
    Semester 4
    Specialization: Accounting (12 Credits)
    Intermediate Financial Accounting 3 C Major
    Intermediate Cost and Management Accounting 3 C Major
    Computerized Accounting 3 C Major
    Internship Accounting 3 E Major 45 Credit Hours
    Final Project Accounting 3 E Major 45 Credit Hours



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