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Career facts

The Associate in Science degree in Business Administration consists of 60 credit hours designed to provide the student with the first two years of general requirements for transfer to a four-year institution. The degree sheet provides a suggested curriculum. Alternate courses and electives should be selected carefully only after the student and the major faculty academic advisor have consulted the catalog of the selected transfer college.

The Business Division and specific degree programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).




In addition to the general education requirements, Business Administration students focus on Accounting, Introduction to Business, Business Tech, Macroeconomics, Statistics, and recommended business electives of calculus, speech, or internship.

Professional organizations

Kappa Beta Delta–Outstanding business students are invited to join the business honor society recognized by ACBSP.

The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) provides future accountants with opportunities to serve as student members.

CompTIA Professional and Student membership (formerly AITP) is your pathway to a rewarding technology career. Whether you’re a student or a practicing technology professional, CompTIA is where you belong!

The Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. Local chapters are great ways to connect!

Who is a good fit?


Students considering a degree in business should enjoy providing good customer service. Good time management and organizational skills are a must. Many business careers require students to be tech savvy and have good interpersonal skills.

2016-2025 OK labor market projections

General Managers
Median Salary – $38.34
Growth – 10%
10 year change in jobs – 2,758

Human Resource Managers
Median Salary – $38.78
Growth – 11%
10 year change in jobs – 186

Accountants and Auditors
Median Salary – $28.44
Growth – 12%
10 year change in jobs – 2,083

Loan Officers
Median Salary – $27.52
Growth – 11%
10 year change in jobs – 465

Sales Representatives–Wholesale Manufacturing
Median Salary – $24.02
Growth – 17%
10 year change in jobs – 1,898