Course Summary

The Associate Program in Business trains the students to develop their business management skills in a challenging growing industry.

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Language
English/Spanish
Clock Hours

60 credits
Modality
Online/Hybrid
Duration
60 weeks or 4 semesters (15 weeks in length each

Program Description

This associate level program in business provides the foundation courses as a basis to advance specialized business administration proficiencies for the industry professional. To fulfill the program objectives, coursework will center on business principles such as management tools, accounting, and finance to give students a comprehensive understanding of current business practices.

This program provides an integrated interdisciplinary education including exposure to methodical techniques needed to determine business and data analytics. Concentration on applied learning concepts will assist in cultivating and implementing digital and ecommerce programs as well.

What will you learn?

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

•Express an understanding of the contemporary business environment.

•Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and applications of business communications.

•Examine the interaction of social, governmental, and legal constraints on the business world.

•Identify the concepts of organizational behavior.

•Examine key concepts and theories related to program content – utilizing critical thinking and academic writing skills.

•Examine program content in relation to ethical reasoning, social responsibility, global citizenship, civic engagement.

•Assess the value for life-long learning.

•Write in a unified and coherent manner appropriate to the subject matter.

•Use appropriate sentence structure and vocabulary.

•Incorporate diverse cultural perspectives into business decisions.

•Recognize ethical issue.

•Identify ethical issues.

•Translate ethical concepts into responsible behavior in a business environment.

•Develop values awareness.

Program Objectives

To prepare students with a comprehensive vision of organizations so that they may efficiently be able to understand their areas and departments and how these are interrelated, as well as how to manage all its resources and be prepared to identify business opportunities and respond to change.

Admission Requirements

To complete the admissions process, the candidate must meet and submit the following requirements:

Domestic Student         

  1. A completed signed and dated admission application.
  2. Application fee $85.00 (*) made payable to San Ignacio University. (non-refundable)
  3. Copy of high school diploma and or High School Transcripts, GED (General Education Diploma), or proof of post-secondary education. All documents and educational credentials, if they are not in English and must be translated and     evaluated by companies that are members of the National Association of     Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a complete list of approved     evaluation services, please visit: www.naces.org  
  4. Copy of valid Government  Issued Picture Identification (upon admissions).

International Student

  1. Completed signed and dated international application form.
  2. Application fee  $85.00 (*) made payable to San Ignacio University (non-refundable)
  3. Financial statement  or certified bank letter in English demonstrating full tuition funds available, along with living expenses capability to cover a minimum of one     year (12 months) of tuition and fees, books and supplies, living and any  other necessary expenses during your studies. (Amounts must be in or converted to USD currency). A minimum of $23,000 USD
  4. Affidavit of support form if there is a sponsor and a copy of the sponsor’s ID.
  5. Copy of high school diploma and or High School Transcripts, GED (General Education Diploma), or proof of post-secondary education. All documents and educational credentials, if they are not in English and must be translated and     evaluated by companies that are members of the National Association of     Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a complete list of approved     evaluation services, please visit: www.naces.org
  6. If a student’s native language is not English, proficiency in English must be established  see below for policy.
  7. Copy of SEVIS /     I-901 Receipt https://www.fmjfee.com      

English Language Proficiency Requirements

The University requires all non-native English speakers to demonstrate a command of the English language that is necessary for success in college level classes taught in English. Student taking classes in Spanish are exempt from the English proficiency exams.

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