Dec 01, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, AAS

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Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret and use oral instructions to complete assigned tasks; speak clearly and produce written documents for a diverse group of customers, coworkers and managers utilizing current business terminology.
  • Use supervisory skills and interact on an interpersonal level with diverse groups.
  • Identify, evaluate and apply industry specific business principles. Make informed decisions within the parameters of legal requirements and societal expectations.
  • Apply sound financial principles for bookkeeping, budgeting, financial reporting and planning.
  • Use an understanding of basic business principles and organizational priorities to make decisions about work being performed.
  • Employ workforce readiness skills, including problem solving, organizational planning and time management
  • Utilize current industry technology in business applications to efficiently and effectively create actionable information.


Important Notes

  • Business degrees are not intended for business majors planning to transfer to a traditional four-year program but will transfer to Applied Bachelor’s degrees offered by Highline and other colleges.
  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.
  • Students attending only in the evening must remember it is likely to take longer than two years to complete program.
  • This program offers flexible registration and open-entry enrollment.

Specific Requirements

Select one course from the list below

Total Core Credits: 59


If doing the HR Certificate, the Busn 224: HR Capstone course can be used here.

Total Internship/Capstone Credits: 3


Choose 10 electives based on your career interest.   Choose from Business, Accounting, Economics preferably.

Total Elective Credits: 10

Supporting Courses

Total Supporting Course Credits: 5

Related Instruction Courses


Select one course from the list below: 

Total Related Instruction Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 92 Credits

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