Format:
Online Classes

Hours:
60 Hours

Finish in as few as:
2 Years

Associate of Arts in Business

The Associate of Arts within Business provides students a solid grounding in essential principles and practices in business. Many students continue their education by pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Business, and ultimately a Master of Arts in Business Administration (MBA).

Program Objectives

  • Explain, integrate, and apply foundational business knowledge in a work environment
  • Exhibit proficiency in critical thinking and decision making by applying appropriate solutions to strategic and organizational challenges
  • Communicate effectively by producing appropriate, professional-quality business document and delivering oral and written presentations and reports using appropriate technologies
  • Demonstrate effective collaborative skills, both as leader and team member, exhibiting strong interpersonal relationship abilities and an understanding of group and individual dynamics within a business setting
  • Apply appropriate leadership principles while working with people and processes within profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Course Requirements:

  • A minimum 60 total semester hours of credit
  • A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Professional Studies Requirements: 18 hours of credit
  • General Studies Requirements: 30 hours of credit
  • Bible & Theology Requirements: 12 hours of credit

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Business Graduates

Because the Associate of Arts degree also includes core academic courses in General Education, it lays the foundation for a bachelor’s degree or advancement in a variety of professional fields or ministry.

Associate of Arts in Business Admission Requirements

  • Simple 5-Minute Application
  • Request official copies of your transcripts be mailed to the address below OR have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to kenneth.merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu OR mailed to:

    Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
    7401 Metcalf Ave
    Overland Park, KS 66204

  • $40 application fee
  • If you have previously attended college, please provide official copies of your transcripts to the address below. OR, have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to: merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu

OR mailed to:

Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
7401 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66061-1620

**Only Coursework/Credits with a grade (C) or better may be transferred in.

  • If you are investigating your financial Aid Options and Eligibility, Please complete a FASFA for the coming school year.  The Kansas Christian College Financial Aid Application Code is: 021689.

Business Required Courses

Bible and Theology (12)

  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Bible Study Methods (3 credits) – Bible Elective
  • Theology of Holiness (3 credits) – Theology Elective

General Education (30)

  • College Success (3 credits)
  • English Composition I (3 credits)
  • English Composition II (3 credits)
  • Communications elective (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Humanities electives (6 credits)
  • Math/science elective (3 credits)
  • Social or behavioral science electives (3 credits)
  • Technology and Information for College (3 credits)

Business Core (24)

  • Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)
  • Personal Finance (3 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Business (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Finance (3 credits)
  • Accounting Methods (3 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Business Law (3 credits)
  • Global Issues in Business (3 credits)
  • Business Case Study (3 credits)