What Can You Do With an AA in Business Administration?

At Copper Mountain College you learn the skills to tackle any career and position, including: 

  • Operations Manager
  • Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Office Manager
  • Management Analyst

Whether you’re joining a family business or looking to start one yourself, an AA in Business Administration will take you far. You learn key skills, like financial literacy and leadership planning, that you can take into many business roles. 

Become a Leader 

At Copper Mountain, you pick up knowledge you can use to solve business problems better. That’s a great way to move from a general business support role to one with more responsibility. Classes focus on financial understanding, basic business law, and using information technologies well. 

Get Ahead of the Curve 

Kickstart your career with this degree. You learn core business financial skills, how to manage, and how essential business functions work. You will be ready to make better decisions for any business, including your own. 

Your Business Administration AA Program Map 

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*Sample electives shown—other options available.  Download a PDF Program Map

Business Administration AA: What to Expect

  • Completion Requirements
    • 60 semester units or 90 quarter units 
    • 27 units of required courses 
    • 18 semester units in a major area of emphasis 
    • A grade of “C” or higher in all required courses 
    • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 
  • Required Courses
    • ACCT-001 Financial Accounting 4.00 
    • ACCT-002 Managerial Accounting 3.50 
    • BUMA-020A Business Law 3.00 
    • CIS-070A Computer Applications for Windows 3.00 
    • ECON-001 Principles of Macroeconomics 3.00 
    • ECON-002 Principles of Microeconomics 3.00 
  • What You Learn

    After finishing your AA in Business Administration, you will be able to: 

    1. Analyze accounting data to make informed business decisions. 
    2. Organize a company’s finances including payroll, purchases made, asset acquisition and more.
    3. Analyze economic models and recommend the best course of action.
    4. Understand business law and how it impacts commerce.
    5. Know the difference between ethical and u​​nethical behavior.
    6. Understand the importance of social responsibility for organizations.
    7. Know how to use common business software to organize, calculate, and analyze data.
    8. Understand economics and the different roles institutions and individuals have within the system.
    9. Solve and explain business challenges and how information technology is used as a resource for productivity.

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