Program Description: The Associate of Science (AS) degree in Business and Economics provides foundational skills and knowledge in accounting, economics, statistics, information systems and technology, as well as other functional business areas of the students’ choice. This skill- and knowledge set will make students more effective business professionals as it introduces communication and analysis tools critical in a professional business environment.
Grade Requirements: Even though a minimum grade of “C-” will be accepted in courses used to satisfy the associate’s degree requirements, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 60 credit hours is required; a minimum of 20 of these is required in residence (for transfer students).
Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics section of this catalog.
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Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for all business majors, minors, emphases and certificates. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 . Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.
Refer to Degree Requirements for Associate of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Business and Economics associates will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010 (Composition); MATH 1050 (Quantitative Literacy); BTNY 1403 (Life Science); ECON 2010 or ECON 2020 (Social Science); ECON 1740 is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.