Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
The graduates may qualify for jobs like Sales Manager, Business Consultant, Financial Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Human Resources (HR) Specialist, Loan Officer, Meeting, Convention and Event Planner, Training and Development Specialist, and may more.
According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2017 workers with an associate degree had median weekly earnings of $836, compared with just $512 for people with a high school diploma alone.
Graduates have many job opportunities. Some examples of annual salaries according PayScale.com:
|Human Resources (HR) Manager||$60,531|
|Human Resources (HR) Generalist||$48,116|
A Quiroga's professional
The Associate in Applied Science in Business prepares undergraduate students in the field of applied management science. Students will be expected to work in multidisciplinary activities, using the necessary tools to perform efficient administrative processes, reduce risk factors in decision-making, and optimize company outcomes, including their profits and market presence.
Business students at Quiroga will learn how to integrate ethics into their lives to impact business through a Humanistic worldview. Students will have a multicultural learning framework and will be able to address problems in real-world settings with ethics, and social service attitude.
In compliance with Quiroga’s mission, the Associate in Applied Science in Business program combines a liberal arts curriculum with practical training in business to prepare students to help resolve problems holistically.
Students will become professionals who contribute meaningfully to transform people and the communities in which they live, work, and serve.
Students graduating from Quiroga will possess the following skill sets:
- Interpersonal skills and professional fluency for efficient and effective communication in a variety of environments.
- An understanding of and ability to demonstrate principled and moral leadership that aligns with organizational goals.
- Applied critical thinking, analytical ability, and technical/technological knowledge to solve complex problems and resolve conflicts.
- Will have a clear understanding of the cultural, social, and economic environments of the local communities and related international community.
- A broad-based liberal arts education which serves to effectively assess social responsibilities and ethical dilemmas in their personal and professional lives.
The Associate in Applied Science in Business program is designed to holistically train students to work in multidisciplinary activities, using the necessary management and administrative tools to perform efficient administrative processes.
At the end of the program, students will:
- Understand and apply the theories and principles of the management science.
- Be able to organize and control managerial and administrative processes.
- Be able to work in multidisciplinary teams to optimize the resources of organizations.
- Be equipped to use the principles of management and administrative techniques to solve organizational issues.
Structure of the program
General Education (21 Credits)
Core Courses (39 Credits)
Total (60 Credits)
Required General Education
5 Required Courses
(3 Credits Each. Total 15 Credits)
|HIS 101||Universal History|
|MAT 101||General College Mathematics|
|PHI 101||Person and University|
|PHI 104||General Ethics|
Elective General Education
2 Required Courses
(3 Credits Each. Total 6 Credits)
|HUM 102||Cross-Cultural Perspectives on The Americas|
|LIT 103||Universal Literature|
Required Core Courses
10 Required Courses
(3 Credits Each. Total 30 Credits)
|BUS 101||Introduction to Administration|
|BUS 103||Introduction to Computer Science|
|BUS 205||Financial Mathematics|
|BUS 206||Cost Accounting|
|BUS 208||Human Capital|
|BUS 210||Introduction to Marketing|
Required Elective Core
3 Required Courses
(3 Credits Each. Total 9 Credits)
|BUS 201||Evaluation of Projects|
|BUS 202||Market Research|
|BUS 212||Sales Techniques|