Business Administration

Language

English / Spanish

Learning Model

Online / Hybrid

Application fee

$100

Estimated cost

$6.000

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration program provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills and apply the knowledge in the principles and practice for entry level positions in the business administration arena. It aims to develop in the students an understanding of management situations while they can improve skills such as problem solving, teamwork, communication, self-management, and administrative techniques.

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration program provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills and apply the knowledge in the principles and practice for entry level positions in the business administration arena. It aims to develop in the students an understanding of management situations while they can improve skills such as problem solving, teamwork, communication, self-management, and administrative techniques.

Application fee

$100

Estimated cost

$6.000

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration program provides students with the opportunity to develop the skills and apply the knowledge in the principles and practice for entry level positions in the business administration arena. It aims to develop in the students an understanding of management situations while they can improve skills such as problem solving, teamwork, communication, self-management, and administrative techniques.

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of student’s professional goals
  • TOEFL®️ scores (applies to foreign  students registering for programs taught in English)

OBJECTIVE:

The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration qualifies the students with the required knowledge and the necessary basic skills to recognize business problems and theories for its implementation in the modern business world. The Business Administration program prepares the students with basic administrative and managerial skills. This program considers the new trends, changes, and realities in our economy; therefore, it offers an alternative for the students to acquire the basic knowledge in planning, implementing, developing, and operating the student’s own business.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Strategic Business Management
  • International Trade
  • Technologies and Solutions for Business
  • Psychology of the Negotiator
  • Digital Marketing
  • Knowledge and Development of Franchises
  • Tax planning
  • Brand Power (Branding)
  • Digital Intellectual Capital

Learning Models

Online

The on-line educational model in which educational platforms are connected to the Internet or Intranet. Through these platforms, there is information, planning, and communication systems, which allows professors and students to participate in virtual classrooms with various tools and learning applications, curriculum development, and evaluation including training materials, research, and links to other educational resources.

Academic activities take place asynchronously where the professors and students do not attend simultaneously to develop educational activities. Also, academic activities take place online or synchronously where there is simultaneous attendance for interaction between professors and students.

100%

Online

Hybrid

The hybrid educational model is characterized by systematically combining the in-person modality with virtual modality, based on television, radio, digital, and telephone physical resources, technological tools, and the interaction between professors and students. The educational platforms can be developed totally or partially autonomously by the students, that is, without requiring the presence or permanent guidance of the professor during its development.

50%

Online

50%

In Person

Total hours of classes

900 h

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Study Plan

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Number of class hours

900 h

General education:

18 credits

This course provides a current perspective on the ethical behavior of organizations and how they intervene the immediate reality through the development of proposals based on principles of social responsibility. This knowledge provides the tools to intervene positively and consciously in individuals, organizations, and the community both locally and globally.

Prerequisito: Ninguno

3 credits

This course includes the following topics: algebraic equations and inequalities; the concept of function and its related topics; It emphasizes the characteristics of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, their properties, and graphs. Absolute value and radical functions. Composite and inverse functions.

Prerequisito: Ninguno

3 credits

This course focuses on the basic elements of Composition and writing, for students to gain the writing skills necessary to express their ideas in accordance with the different forms used on academic environment. It will emphasize the importance of effective written communication in personal and professional contexts and provides the tools to identify effective strategies through critical analysis of written works, including strategies for planning, drafting, revising, and editing.

Prerequisito: Ninguno

3 credits

This course includes the following basic topics of statistics: Data, absolute and relative frequency, and Graphic representations. Measures of central tendency, measures of position and dispersion. Linear correlation. Elements of inferential statistics. Parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Use of computing tools to address statistics problems.

Prerequisito: Ninguno

3 credits

The purpose of this course is allowing students to understand their role in society and making them capable of interpreting the social behavior. This course provides students with a basic understanding of how the society and working group’s function.

3 credits

This introductory course focuses on the study of human behavior and the factors that influence it, as well as the cognitive, affective and personality aspects that make it up. The knowledge acquired by students will provide them with a holistic view of human being and the fundamentals for understanding the foundations of the behavioral sciences.

3 credits

Basic courses:

42 credits

This course will introduce students in the fundamental concepts and elements involved in the marketing process: product, price, promotion, and distribution as well as planning, research and organization required to implement marketing techniques and strategies. In this course, the managerial, economic, social, and legal implication of marketing activities, policies and strategies will be studied.

3 credits

This course provides an introduction to entrepreneurship, as is analyzed, and identified. Students should be given attitudes and leadership that motivate them to undertake business ideas, so they are able to lead a successful project.

3 credits

This course provides students with the fundamentals of business both with a theoretical and practical point of view. The course emphasizes the importance of the elaboration of the business plan and provide the information that allows the professional to analyze the markets, identify business opportunities as well as the variables of businesses in a framework of globalization considered the social responsibility of businesses in current times.

3 credits

This course focuses on the understanding of macroeconomic phenomena, their causes, their effects, and the economic policy-making alternatives embedded in the phenomenon of globalization. The topics to be developed include the definition of the main macroeconomic magnitudes and their measurement, in addition to the concepts of aggregate expenditure, asset market, macroeconomic equilibrium and the labor market.

3 credits

In this course, students will analyze the types of legal structures, the market, and strategies for the operational viability of a business. They will also evaluate the structure of the internal and external environment of a business for decision making in the market study. Furthermore, students will apply planning concepts for a small business, including idea proposal, business model, market research phases, and starting the business plan.

3 credits

Studies moral dilemmas and problems that arise in business and considers the defensible ways to apply ethical principles and standards to business.

3 credits

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of human resource functions and services. It provides a background and understanding for further human resource courses.

3 credits

In this course, students will analyze the fundamental concepts and nature of business law. Evaluate legal situations of business law and its relation to the economic activities of our society. Explain the importance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in trade negotiations. Also, appreciate the importance of ethics in the practice of the legal services, both globally and nationally.

3 credits

In this course, students will evaluate the financial management landscape from the internal perspective of the companies and the activities that take place in the financial markets. They will analyze the results of the different financial statements and tax obligations. They will also measure the impact of acquiring bonds and shares in terms of the company’s expected risk and return.

3 credits

An introductory study of business including organizational forms, the function of production, finance, marketing and human resources. Additional topics will be environmental factors which impact business such as government business ethics and current business issues.

3 credits

This course teaches the principles and practices of ecommerce marketing, with emphasis on the skills needed to plan, launch, manage, market, and measure a website that sells products and communicates with prospects and customers. Students will learn the specific processes that constitute core competencies for site development, including merchandising, pricing, and product display; best practices for maximizing click-through rate, conversion of site visits to sales, and more.

3 credits

This course provides an overview of computer systems. Students learn to apply Microsoft® Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to accomplish business objectives. Other topics include uses of application software and the Internet for effective problem solving, exploration of relevant emerging technologies, and how information is used across different industries.

3 credits

In this introductory course, the students will be acquainted with and the basic concepts and procedures to record, understand and review financial transactions. The topics that will be studied include financial statements, information system, accrual accounting, sales and receivables, liabilities payrolls, investments, and operating assets.

3 credits

This course provides students with the basic theories, concepts, terminology, and uses of microeconomics. Students learn practical applications for microeconomics in their personal and professional lives through assimilation of fundamental concepts and analysis of actual economic events.

3 credits

Specialization courses:

TOTAL: 60 credits

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