The Program in Depth

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration can provide students with an applicable foundation of fundamental business knowledge and skills.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of the principles and processes involved in the functional areas of business careers
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of the principles and methods involved in marketing
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of economic principles and practices, financial markets, banking, and the business economy
  • Demonstrate ability to use computer systems and applications to improve business practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to use knowledge of technology to adapt to a technologically advancing society and to use computer applications and systems as learning tools

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you’ll take are devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration, your classes can include:

Principles of Accounting I

This course introduces students to financial accounting. Students can learn the fundamentals of the accounting cycle....

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Introduction to Business

This course provides students with a general introduction to business activity and how it relates to our economic society. Students will explore how b...

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Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

This course provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive introduction to the business sector's relationship to the principal forces operating ...

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Course content subject to change

American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit

AIU’s business administration degree programs with all their specializations, except for Technology Management and Fashion Marketing, are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Bachelor of Accounting, Master of Accounting, Bachelor of Healthcare Management and Master of Healthcare Management degree programs are not accredited by ACBSP.

Career Paths in Technology Management

Real-World Education

You’ll study under professors who are industry specialists , learning the relevant skills, fundamental practices and specific knowledge related to your field.

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Internships & Other Career Support

Our Career Services team can help students with job search strategies, resume help, practice interviews, networking opportunities and more.

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Don't forget:
Classes start January 4th!