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At ASUN, we take a practical, sleeves-rolled approach to business education. Our broad range of programs can fast-track students into a variety of careers such as Administrative Office Technology, Computerized Accounting, Microcomputer Business Applications and more. Students who have completed a business degree or certificate from ASUN have been accepted by employers like Riceland, Bell & Company, Nestle, Simmons First, Entergy and Tyson Foods.

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The Business Department at ASUN offers the following programs of study, each with the option to obtain a degree or certificate. Explore further for details such as the length of each program and get a step closer to your goals.

Business
Associate of Science
Length of Program: 2 year
 
Total Program Cost: $7,400
 
Campus Availability:
Jonesboro, Marked Tree, Newport Campus
 
Course Availability:
Fall, Spring, 
 
Courses:

Possible Prerequisites

ENG 0051 Writing Seminar

ENG 0053 English Fundamentals

MATH 0021 Foundations of Math Reasoning

MATH 0083 Math Fundamentals

UNIV 1001 College and Life Skills

Required

General Education Core: (35 credit hours)

ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual

OR MUS 2503 Fine Arts Musical

OR THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theatre

BIOL 100l Biological Science Lab

BIOL 1003 Biological Science

ENG 1003 Freshman English I

ENG 1013 Freshman English II

ENG 2003 Intro to Literature of the Western World I

OR ENG 2013 Intro to Literature of the Western World II

HIST 2763 U.S. History to 1876

OR HIST 2773 U.S. History since 1876

OR POSC 2103 Intro to U.S. Government

MATH 1023 College Algebra

MATH 2143 Business Calculus

PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab

PHSC 1203 Physical Science

SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology

SPCH 1203 Oral Communication C.

Business Technical Discipline: (21 credit hours)  

ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I

ACCT 2013 Principles of Accounting II

ECON 2113 Business Statistics

ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics

LAW 2023 Legal Environment of Business

MIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications

Directed Electives: (6 credit hours) 

BSYS 2143 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

BSYS 2413 Word Processing I

BSYS 2563 Business Communications

MGMT 2043 Supervisory Management

MKTG 1013 Introduction to Business 

 
Business Technology
Associate of Applied Science
Length of Program: 2 year
 
Total Program Cost: $7,400
 
Campus Availability:
Marked Tree, Newport Campus
 
Course Availability:
Fall, Spring, 
 
Courses:

Possible Prerequisites

ENG 0051 Writing Seminar

ENG0053 English Fundamentals

Required

General Education Core (15 credit hours)

ENG 1203 Technical Communications

ENG 1003 Freshman English I

MATH 1013 Mathematical Applications

MIS 1033 Introduction to Computers OR MIS 1443 Technical Computers

PSY 1013 Human Relations

OR PSY 2013 Intro to Psychology

OR SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology

Business Technical Discipline: (30 credit hours)

ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I

BSYS 1213 Basic Word Processing Applications I

OR BSYS 2413 Word Processing I

LAW 2023 Legal Environment of Business

MGMT 2003 Introduction to Management

MIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications

ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics

MKTG 1013 Introduction to Business

BSYS 2563 Business Communications

MIS 1373 Data base Management

OR MIS 2403 Data base Management 

Support Courses: Choose five courses from below: (15 credit hours)

 ACCT 2013 Principles of Accounting II

BSYS 2533 Internet, Intranet, & Email App for Business

BSYS 2583 Spreadsheet for Managerial Decisions

MGMT 2043 Supervisory Management

MIS 2013 Web Page Design

BSYS 1383 Spreadsheet Applications 

BSYS 1563 Administrative Support Procedures

BSYS 2553 Business Machines

MIS 2813 Desktop Publishing Applications

BSYS 1223 Basic Word Processing Applications II

BSYS 2523 Machine Transcription

MIS 1323 Integrated Business Projects

MIS 1413 Multimedia Applications

 BSYS 2143 Intro to Entrepreneurship

ACCT 2043 Computer Applications for Accounting

 
Technical Certificate
Length of Program: 1 years
 
Total Program Cost: $7,400
 
 
Campus Availability:
Marked Tree
 
Course Availability:
Fall, Spring
 
Courses:

Possible Prerequisites

ENG 0051 Writing Seminar

ENG0053 English Fundamentals

Required

 

Business Technical Discipline: (30 credit hours)

ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting

BSYS 1213 Basic Word Processing Applications I

OR BSYS 2413 Word Processing I

BSYS 2533 Internet, Intranet, & Email App for Business

LAW 2023 Legal Environment of Business

MGMT 2003 Introduction to Management

MIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications

ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2312 Principles of Macroeconomics

MKTG 1013 Introduction to Business

BSYS 2563 Business Communications

MIS 1373 Database Management

OR MIS 2403 Database Management MIS

1033 Introduction to Computers

OR MIS 1443 Technical Computers