The Associate of Professional Studies degree in Business is designed to offer students the flexibility of placement in a business position upon graduation or the opportunity to complete a curriculum that will satisfy most Business Administration requirements at four-year colleges. Students will have many choices in the selection of courses to develop their specific business skills in general business, accounting, office administration, or web development.
Upon graduation, successful students will have the background necessary to move into entry-level positions in the field of business. An option is given for students to participate in practicum courses. These courses will give students valuable experience as they work in local businesses during their course of study.
Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 64
Campus: Fort Dodge, Storm Lake, and Webster City
Suggested Program of Study
APS Degree Total Hours: 64
Business electives must be chosen from the prefixes ACC, ADM, BCA, BUS, CIS, GRA, MAT, MKT, or MGT.
Footnotes for Degree Requirements:
1 Required general education course.
2 Required elective course.
3 Institutional requirement.
4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List .
APS Program Notes:
- Developmental courses numbered less than 100 DO NOT apply toward any certificate, diploma, or degree. Click here for full Mandatory Assessment and Placement Chart.
- Some courses may only only be offered fall or spring semesters.
- Some courses may have pre-requisites, which could impact sequence.
- To graduate in four semesters, students must take an average of 15 transferable credits per semester.
- Some courses may be available online or at other Iowa Central campuses.
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