Sep 18, 2021  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (AS)


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In addition to being offered on Northern State University's main campus (Aberdeen, SD), this major is also available at Huron Community Campus.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize the underlying ethical, moral, and legal implications inherent in business situations and apply that knowledge to make responsible decisions. (Cross-curricular Skill: Ethical Reasoning)
  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of core business concepts. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Utilize problem solving skills to answer business questions or achieve a desired business goal. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving)
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in business related situations. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Develop teamwork skills as it relates to the business environment. (Cross-curricular Skill: Teamwork)

Business Administration Specialization (15 credits)


Recommendation for General Education Goal #5 (MATH 114):


It is recommended that MATH 114  or higher be taken to fulfill GE Goal #5.

General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

TOTAL DEGREE: 60 CREDITS


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