Program Overview

Yavapai College offers business-minded students the opportunity to earn an Associate degree in Business entirely online. The online degree program is designed for students seeking to expand their educational endeavors and continue onto a Bachelors degree at a four-year college or university. The 62 credit hour program satisfies the Arizona General Education Curriculum-Business requirements and provides students the necessary core coursework for a higher education institution to earn a bachelors degree in a variety of business related fields.

The Arizona General Education Curriculum-Business in addition to the student’s choice of electives is designed to lay the educational foundation for students to gain a solid understanding of critical subject matter for personal or professional interests. The 62 credit hours are divided as 35 credits in the Arizona General Education Curriculum-Business and the remaining credit hours into individual studies as chosen by the student. The Arizona General Education Curriculum (both the Arts and Business concentrations) incorporate essential topics of study in Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry (IWR), Ethnic/Race/Gender (ERG) awareness, and Global/International and Historical (GIH) awareness areas.

Business is a critical component to a successful economy, and many communities and organizations are highly dependent on professional graduates when making important decisions. Graduates will use key concepts from: accounting, statistical analysis, micro and macroeconomics, business legalities, communications and quantitative mathematics when performing in current or future careers. Graduates should be able to use this degree for immediate entry into the competitive job market, or for continuing their educational pursuits at an Arizona college or university, or any other transfer accepting institution.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Yavapai College is a public, two-year, community college that was founded in 1965. The main campus is located in Prescott, Arizona with satellite campuses located throughout Arizona. Yavapai College has the mission of providing quality, higher learning and cultural resources for the diverse populations of Yavapai County.

    Yavapai College offers a wide variety of programs leading to certificates, degrees, and transfer programs. To help accommodate students with hectic schedules, Yavapai College offers weekday classes, evening classes, weekend classes and even online classes for students who may be unable to commute to campus.


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