Associate of Applied Arts in International Business
The Associate of Applied Arts Degree in International Business is a two-year program designed to provide students with the basic skills required to operate in the business profession. Students who complete this program may continue in a bachelor’s degree program, transfer to another university for further instruction or terminate their studies at this level.
The Associate of Applied Arts Degree in International Business may be earned after successful completion of 60 credits made up of a 25-credit General Education requirement, a 15 credit business requirement and 20 credits of free electives. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.00 on a 4.00 scale and earn at least a C grade (2.00) in every core business course (15 credits).
Requirements for the Degree
A. Proficiency in English, Mathematics and Italian Language
A note on our Proficiency Requirements and Placement Examinations: All new first-year students are required to take placement examinations in mathematics and English. New transfer students are exempt from taking the examinations only if transfer credits in mathematics and/or English have been accepted by AUR. Italian language tests are given for students wishing to register for a course above ITL 101 (optional). The tests are given during orientation week preceding the start of each semester. The scores obtained will be used for English, mathematics and Italian placement.
B. The General Education Requirements
- Foundational Skills: First Year Seminar; Writing Skills; Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning; Italian language; IT skills; Information Literacy; Oral Presentation Skills
- The Individual in a Multicultural Society; Three courses from a list in the Catalog
- United States Government and Society; One course from a list in the Catalog
- Roma Caput Mundi; One course from a list in the Catalog
C. Core Courses
- ACC 201 Financial Accounting I
- BUS 300 Introduction to International Business
- MGT 201 Principles of Management
- MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
- MKT 400 Global Marketing
Free electives can be used towards satisfying a minor, to supplement a major or to explore other academic areas.