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Launch your career with practical skills and a solid foundation in business.

Business Administration courses and degree programs provide an avenue for immediate business administration employment and for advancement to upper levels of business management.

The School of Management business courses are designed to prepare students for positions of leadership and responsibility in business, industry, governmental and non-profit organizations, and graduate study. A business degree from the UAS School of Management opens doors to job opportunities and career advancement.

CareersSalaries
  • Manager
  • Business Executive
  • Health Service Administrator

$52,250 to $82,270 per year with a bachelor's degree

BBA Program Sheet

Melissa Jensen, Associate of Applied Science, Business

'"I love the smaller class sizes UAS offers. I always felt if I had questions or needed help the professor would know who I was and would be able to help me."'

Melissa Jensen, Associate of Applied Science, Business

Financial Institutions, O.E.

The Financial Institutions Occupational Endorsement provides training for individuals who want to advance in the banking and credit union fields. Students entering the program may already be working in or just entering the field and want further training for career advancement. Other students may have no experience in banking and want to explore this field as a possible career change.

Financial Institutions, Occupational Endorsement Program Sheet

Small Business Management Certificate

The Small Business Management Certificate program is designed to provide education in business theory and the practical applications necessary for owners, managers, and employees of small business firms. Students develop technical and human relations skills necessary for the business environment. This one-year degree program prepares students for a wide range of entry-level positions in private industry, business, and government organizations. It may also be the first year of training towards the two-year Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration or the Bachelor of Business Administration.

Small Business Management, Certificate Program Sheeet

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Program Requirements21

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS263Business Communications3
ENGLS111Method of Written Communication3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

CISS116Business Mathematics3
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra or higher MATH course3

Program Requirements

BAS166Small Business Management3
BAS201Introduction to Management and Supervision3
CISS__Advisor-approved electives3
___S__Advisor-approved electives*6
___S___Advisor-approved elective3
* Business administration, economics, law science, or accounting

Select one from the following (3 credits):

ACCTS100Recordkeeping for Small Business3
ACCTS201Principles for Financial Accounting*3
* ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement

Associate of Applied Science: Business Administration

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration educates students in the fundamentals, principles, techniques, and skills essential to the theory and effective practice of business. With a broad-based business foundation in accounting and economics as well as intense study in the fields of marketing, management, or business administration, this two-year program is designed to prepare you academically for admission to a bachelor degree program or for employment upon graduation in a variety of positions in the business community.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours60
General Education Requirements15-18
Major Requirements30
Electives15

General Education Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing About Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3

Or both (6 credits):

BAS163Business English3
BAS263Business Communications3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communications*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Other Skills

___S__Advisor-approved GERs *6
* Humanities, social sciences, natural sciences or mathematics

Major Requirements

ACCTS201Principles of Financial Accounting*3
ACCTS202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
BAS263Business Communication3
______Advisor-approved elective**3

* ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement

** Courses with ACCT, BA, CIS, or LAWS designator are preapproved. Other courses need advisor-approval.

Select one from the following (3 credits):

ACCTS222Computer Automated Accounting3
ACCTS316Accounting Information Systems3
BA/CISS310Management Information Systems3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS151Introduction to Business3
BAS166Small Business Management3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS201Introduction to Management and Supervision3
BAS301Principles of Management3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS330Legal Environment of Business3
LAWSS101Introduction to Law3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

CISS235Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
CISS240Database Concepts and Applications3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

ECONS201Principles of Macroeconomics*3
ECONS202Principles of Microeconomics*3
*Note: Math S105 is a corequisite

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program develops a student's intellectual ability, executive personality, and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of core business courses and general education requirements. Core courses in key business competencies provide a strong foundation for which emphasis areas in accounting, human resources, management, and MIS allow you to tailor your degree towards your academic and career goals.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program prepares students for positions of leadership and responsibility in various business and management disciplines in the private and public sector. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program understand the unique leadership qualities required to manage business functions and find successful employment in positions ranging from business manager and sales representative to production supervisor and project planner.

Choose an emphasis area in:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • MIS - Management Information Systems

BBA Program Sheet


Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Candidates must complete the general education requirements (GERs) as well as the specific program requirements listed in this section for a minimum of 120 credit hours. Any given course may be counted as fulfilling more than one requirement in a degree program, but the credit hours can only be counted once. Degrees must include 42 credits of upper-division (300 or above) courses, 24 of which must be completed at UAS. Courses used as major requirements cannot be used as GERs.

A minimum grade of C- (1.70) must be earned in all accounting and business administration prerequisite courses as well as math (through MATH S151) and communication classes taken in the general education requirements. In addition, all students in the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) program must either test out of or earn a C- or better in 3 hours of CIS spreadsheet or database courses, STAT S273, major and emphasis courses, and BA 462, Capstone. Students should complete the computer courses within their first sixty (60) credit hours.

Students in any of the business programs who are deemed deficient in any of the competency areas may be required to take additional courses to strengthen their skills before graduation. Any such additional courses can usually be counted as a program elective. Requiring supplementary course work will be considered if two different faculty members indicate a student has a weakness in the same outcome area.

Minimum Credit Hours120
General Education Requirements35
Major Requirements61-70
Emphasis Areas15-24

General Education Requirements

Must include:

MATHS151College Algebra for Calculus (or higher)4
ECONS201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECONS202Principles of Microeconomics3

Major Requirements

Lower Division Courses

ACCTS201Principles of Financial Accounting*3
ACCTS202Principles Managerial Accounting3
BAS151Introduction to Business3
BAS251Management Skills3
BAS263Business Communications3
* ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement.

Select one from the following (3 credits):

CISS235Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications*3
CISS240Database Concepts & Applications**3

* ACCT emphasis students take CIS S235

** MIS emphasis students take CIS S240

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS374Introduction to Quantitative Methods3
STATS273Elementary Statistics3

Note: Lower division courses must be substantially completed before admission to upper division courses. In cases where some lower division courses have not yet been completed, permission is required to take upper division core or emphasis classes.

Upper Division Courses

BAS301Principles of Management3
BA/CISS310Management Information Systems*3
BAS325Financial Management3
BAS330Legal Environment of Business3
BAS343Principles of Marketing3
BAS462Capstone: Strategic Management3
BAS476Project Management3
BAS490Political & Social Environment of Business3
BAS498Applied Business Research*3
___S___Advisor-approved electives**3-6
___S___Electives16

* Not required for accounting emphasis

** Courses with ACCT, BA, CIS, or LAWS designators are pre-approved. Other courses need advisor approval.

Business Minor

The required courses in the Business minor are designed to provide non-business majors with a broad introduction to business disciplines, terminology, and career opportunities.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours15
ACCTS201Principles of Financial Accounting3
BAS151Introduction to Business3
BAS301Principles of Management3
BAS343Principles of Marketing3

Select one from the following (3 credits total)

ACCTS202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
___S__Advisor-approved upper division accounting or business administration course3

Take a Class

The School of Management courses feature practitioner-oriented instruction with a focus on concepts and skills that you can apply to your current career immediately. 

Whether you are seeking professional development, considering a career change, or just interested in learning something new, UAS welcomes all students interested in taking a class.

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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BA Classes: Summer - 2016


Business organization, nature of major business functions such as management, finance, accounting, marketing and personnel administration. Opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51158JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Allows students to explore various techniques for developing effective management skills. Personal skills, interpersonal skills, group skills, and communication skills will be explored. Diagnostic tools, discussion, reflection, self-analysis, and skill practice will be the primary learning methods used. The main objective is for students to develop a personalized plan for professional improvement.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51908JD1Haley Johnson
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Applies techniques of written and oral communications to business situations requiring problem solving and an understanding of human relations. Topics include written communications (letters, memoranda, and reports), oral communications (one-on-one and small group interactions and oral presentations), listening skills, nonverbal communications, and communication technology.

Prerequisite: BA S163 or ENGL S111 (C or higher) or Business English placement test.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51909JD1Elizabeth Hoffman
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
5:30p - 7:00p
5/16 - 8/6

Course meets online via Collaborate, dates TBA (sessions will be recorded for those with time conflicts). Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class as directed on course site. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Survey of the basics of management. Synthesis of the traditional and contemporary quantitative and behavioral approaches to the subject of management.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51160JD1Dustin Hofeling
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

This course examines business in its relation to the legal and judicial systems and to government regulation. It explores legal concepts and issues pertaining to competition, sales, employees, liabilities and forms of doing business.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51163JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Role of marketing in society and economy; the business firm as a marketing system; management of the firm's marketing effort.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51165JD1Ryan Anderson
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

This course will cover the theoretical and substantive aspects of the formation, operation, and dissolution of various types of business organizations. The subjects will include the law of sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Aspects of agency and employment law will also be examined.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51729JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Assists executives, administrators and union business agents in the private and public sectors or students who aspire to such careers in dealing with collective benefit efforts of employees as developed and controlled by tradition, regulatory agencies and the courts. Coursework focuses on organizing, negotiating, arbitrating and the duty of a union to its members.

Prerequisite: BA S361 (C 2.00 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51167JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

In-depth examination of business policy and strategy. This course integrates the competencies and knowledge from the business disciplines and functional viewpoints into a comprehensive strategic planning and implementation process using a series of case studies and business simulation. Designed as the capstone course for senior B.B.A. students, intended to be taken during the final semester.

Prerequisite: BA S301, BA S325, BA S343, and either STAT S273 or BA S374 (all C- 1.70 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51168JD1Ljubomir Lj Medenica
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a comprehensive look at managing change within organizations using one basic change model. Examines practical techniques and tactics to facilitate the implementation of any strategy and/or program requiring change. Prepares participants to be effective change agents in personal and professional settings.

Prerequisite: BA S301. Corequisite: BA S351. Recommended: BA S476.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51730JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Policy decisions and governmental regulations affecting business as well as the social responsibility of business in society.

Prerequisite: ECON S201 or ECON S202 (C- 1.70 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51169JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
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The School of Management business programs have been approved for candidacy status with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Business Administration department maintains current membership with the ACBSP. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP’s mission statement is “ACBSP promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world.” The ACBSP accreditation standards are modeled on the Baldrige National Quality Program and its Criteria for Educational Performance Excellence.

The School of Management at the University of Alaska Southeast is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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