Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog

Business Administration, ABUS

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Jump start your career by completing this degree and then transferring to a university business administration degree or related program.

What can I do with this degree?

Academic Options: This program has been designed to match as closely as possible the first two years of a business degree at the University of Arizona. Students planning to transfer to another university should meet with an advisor to complete a transfer plan.
Contact Information: Contact any campus Student Services office https://www.pima.edu/student-resources/advising/index.html​
Program/Major Codes: AOBBUSIADMIN/BUD1

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirement (AGEC-B)

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the Arizona General Education Curriculum-B (AGEC-B) Certificate .

English Composition: 6 credits

Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits

Mathematics: †

  • MAT 212  fulfills this requirement.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits

  • ECN 201  fulfills 3 credits of this requirement.
  • Complete a non-ECN course from this category. Recommend: PSY 101  

Other Requirements: †

Special Requirements

  • The I, C, and G requirements should be fulfilled by selecting the appropriate recommended courses in the above categories.
  • Recommend: ART 105  and either HUM 260  or LIT 280 

Subtotal: 23 credits¥

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Business Math Requirement: 6-7 credits

Please note: The UA accepts the combination of MAT 212  and BUS 277 . ASU accepts MAT 212  and an additional Math course at ASU**. The NAU BSBA program in Flagstaff only requires MAT 172 , while their BBA program through the Extended Campus requires MAT 212  and either MAT 151  or MAT 172 .

Regardless of which university a student plans to transfer, any student who wants to earn a Pima ABUS degree still needs one of the two combinations listed below.

Subtotal: 35-36 credits

Subtotal: 6 credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 64-65 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ AGEC requires 35 credits. This subtotal shows the AGEC credits not fulfilled by core, support, or second language courses.
** ASU may also accept the combination of MAT 220  and MAT 231 , which can substitute for the above listed courses.
*** UA will accept MAT 220  instead of MAT 212 , which can substitute for the above listed courses.

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