AA in General Business (MyPath)

This online, self-paced program helps students build the foundation necessary to advance in business. 

AA in General Business

The MyPath Associates of Arts (AA) in General Business focuses on career-building competencies to help broaden your knowledge.  As a student, you will explore a wide range of subjects including, business, communications, humanities, information literacy, natural sciences, quantitative reasoning, social sciences and more. The, flexible self-paced competencies were designed to allow students to carve out your own pathway to education.

UMass Global’s AA in General Business program:

  • Designed with input by business leaders
  • Utilizes ever-evolving curriculum and award-winning technology
  • Includes books and reading materials

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Ways to Learn

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Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process and submit required documents. Documents required vary based on the number of transferable credits and include:

0 - 11 TRANSFERABLE CREDITS

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Official high school transcript indicating the date of graduation

12 OR MORE TRANSFERABLE CREDITS

    • Provide official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
    • No admission exam or high school transcript are required
    Transcripts

    Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

    Active Military?

    Admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts.

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AA in General Business Program Curriculum

  • Subdomain: Communications

    COMC 410 Interpersonal Communications

    Understand the skills required to interact effectively with others.

    COMC 101 Oral Communications

    Deliver a well-organized oral presentation using delivery techniques and supporting materials appropriate for the audience.

    ENGC 103 Written Communications, Level A

    Identify and apply key components of effective writing skills and APA.

    ENGC 104 Written Communications, Level B

    Compose written arguments that are coherent, grammatically correct, and rhetorically aware.

    Subdomain: Humanities

    PHLC 110 Creative and Critical Thinking

    Develop a creative solution to a historical, social, ethnic, economic, technological, and/or geographic problem.

    HUMC 110 Disciplinary Relationships

    Analyze relationships between disciplines such as history, literature, religion, philosophy, and the fine arts.

    HUMC 115 Human Experience

    Analyze the ways in which the human experience is influenced by historical, social, ethnic, economic, technological, and/or geographic contexts.

    Subdomain: Information Literacy

    LBSC 320 Information Literacy, Level A

    Evaluate and cite various information resources to understand ethical research practices.

    LBSC 321 Information Literacy, Level B

    Apply academic research practices to complete an academic research project.

    Subdomain: Natural Sciences

    NSCC 115 Methods and Applications

    Apply the principles, concepts, and methods of the natural sciences.

    NSCC 111 Principles and Concepts, Level A

    Understand the Scientific Method as a process and master the fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of biology.

    NSCC 112 Principles and Concepts, Level B

    Master the fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of chemistry and environmental science.

    Subdomain: Quantitative Reasoning

    MATC 103 Quantitative Literacy, Level A

    Explain accurate calculations and symbolic operations to interpret social and economic trends.

    Subdomain: Social Sciences

    The social sciences breadth requirement consists of 6 equivalent credits. Choices should be made from competencies in the following disciplines: organizational leadership. economics, and marketing with no more than one competency in any one discipline.

  • The Business Core Requirements at UMass Global provides a business foundation that enables students to expand their perspectives across various functional business areas.

    CSCC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology

    Develop an understanding of information technology fundamentals.

    MKTC 301 Fundamentals of Marketing

    Develop an understanding of marketing fundamentals.

    MKTC 305 Fundamentals of Consumer Behavior

    Demonstrate an understanding of consumer behavior fundamentals e.g., demographics and purchasing behavior) and promotional practices.

    MGTC 301 Fundamentals of Management

    Demonstrate an understanding of management theory and practice.

     

  • The purpose of the General Business electives is to provide students with a broad business education without an in-depth study in one discipline. This program provides students with a broad business education that allows the freedom to take coursework in multiple business disciplines. The General Business emphasis consists of 9 equivalent credits of electives from any of the business disciplines.

WSCUC

UMass Global MyPath is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission and the U.S. Department of Education. The curriculum in the MyPath program is accredited and equal to a traditional program, but is delivered in a different and innovative way.

CBEN Member

UMass Global is a member of C-BEN. C-BEN recognizes that today, competency-based education is still an emerging field with a small number of people and institutions understanding enough to describe it or implement it. C-BEN’s efforts focus on three main priorities: growing demand, building capacity, and removing barriers.

Meet Our Faculty

Seeing 3 friends/co-workers graduate last May with their MBA's got me thinking. All 3 are married with young children and have jobs at least as demanding as mine. I am single with grown children. What was my excuse?
Current Student | MyPath MAOL
 
The courses are designed to allow me to apply the knowledge immediately. The assignments often support initiatives I am working on within my job such as public speaking and written communication, which allows me to demonstrate my career development improvements.
Current Student | MyPath
In some of the early competencies (Strategies, Marketing, etc.) I sailed through a lot of the coursework because it was material that I already use in my workplace.
Current Student | MyPath

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