Move forward in your career and in your life with an online undergraduate or graduate business degree or certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus Asia. Our business programs are designed to deliver highly applied, career-focused business education to our students, so that they can prepare for leadership roles in complex business environments and make decisions using data-driven approaches.

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Associates

Specializations

Accounting Curriculum

Required Courses

Courses in the Accounting Curriculum (25 Credits)

  • ACCT 220
  • ACCT 221
  • Any ACCT or FINC courses (9 Credits)
  • Accounting or business courses (9 Credits) chosen from the following:
    • BMGT 110
    • BMGT 380
    • BMGT 381
    • BMGT 496
    • CMIS 102
    • ECON 201
    • ECON 203
    • IFSM 300
    • MRKT 310
    • STAT 200 (if not applied to general education requirements)
    • Any ACCT or FINC courses
  • Elective course (1 Credit)

General Education Requirements

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult an advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Courses

  • LIBS 150
  • IFSM 201 or CMST 301

Communications Courses

  • WRTG 111 or other writing course
  • WRTG 112
  • SPCH 100 or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course

  • STAT 200 (related requirement for the BS in Accounting)

Arts and Humanities Courses

  • HIST 125 or other arts and humanities course
  • HUMN 100 or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses

  • ECON 103 or other behavioral and social science course
  • BEHS 103 or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses

  • One of the following pairs of lecture and laboratory courses in the same session:
    • BIOL 101 and BIOL 102
    • NSCI 100 and NSCI 101
    • Other paired science lecture and laboratory courses taken in the same session
  • GEOL 100 or other science lecture course

Business and Management Curriculum

Required Courses

Courses in the Business and Management Curriculum (25 Credits)

  • BMGT 110
  • ACCT 220
  • ACCT 221
  • Business courses (12 Credits) chosen from the following:
    • Any ACCT, BMGT, CMIS, ECON, FINC, HMGT, HRMN, IFSM, or MRKT courses
    • Any 3-credit CMST courses
    • STAT 200 (if not applied to general education requirements)
    • PSYC 321

Elective courses (4 Credits)—Courses that may be applicable to the BS in Business Administration are recommended.

General Education Requirements

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult an advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Course

  • LIBS 150
  • IFSM 201 or CMST 301

Communications Courses

  • WRTG 111 or other writing course
  • WRTG 112
  • SPCH 100 or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course

  • STAT 200 (related requirement for the BS in Business Administration)

Arts and Humanities Courses

  • HIST 125 or other arts and humanities course
  • HUMN 100 or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses

  • ECON 103 (related requirement for the BS in Business Administration)
  • ECON 203 (related requirement for the BS in Business Administration)

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses

  • One of the following pairs of lecture and laboratory courses in the same session:
    • BIOL 101 and BIOL 102
    • NSCI 100 and NSCI 101
    • Other paired science lecture and laboratory courses taken in the same session
  • GEOL 100 or other science lecture course

Management Studies Curriculum

Required Courses

Courses in the Management Studies Curriculum (25 Credits)

Management-related courses (15 Credits)—Chosen from the following:

  • Any ACCT, BMGT, CMIS, CMST, ECON, FINC, HMGT, HRMN, IFSM, and MRKT courses
  • PSYC 321
  • COMM 390

Elective courses (10 Credits)—Courses that may be applicable to the BS in Management Studies are recommended.

General Education Requirements

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult an advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Course

  • LIBS 150
  • IFSM 201 or CMST 301

Communications Courses

  • WRTG 111 or other writing course
  • WRTG 112
  • SPCH 100 or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course

  • STAT 200 (related requirement for the BS in Management Studies)

Arts and Humanities Courses

  • HIST 125 or other arts and humanities course
  • HUMN 100 or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses

  • ECON 103 or other behavioral and social science course
  • BEHS 103 or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses

  • One of the following pairs of lecture and laboratory courses in the same session:
    • BIOL 101 and BIOL 102
    • NSCI 100 and NSCI 101
    • Other paired science lecture and laboratory courses taken in the same session
  • GEOL 100 or other science lecture course

Why Study Business at UMGC

  • Benefit from a global campus: UMGC was founded to meet the needs of working adults. Take courses online knowing that your education is backed by the reputation of a public state university.

  • Get undergraduate credit for your experience: We value the learning you've acquired outside of the classroom, and we offer ways to turn those experiences into credit by demonstrating what you know.

  • Prepare for your next move: Student clubs provide professional development and networking opportunities, and we offer job resources that can prepare you for your next career move in business.

  • Learn from faculty scholar-practitioners: UMGC’s diverse business and MBA faculty bring years of industry experience to the classroom and can help prepare you for the workforce with practical, applicable knowledge.