Associate of Arts/Associate of Science with Business Emphasis Degree Requirements

All requirements for the distance degree programs are the same as those listed in the ASU catalog for the same degree on the campus. Distance degree program students are subject to all ASU policies, deadlines and graduation requirements, except where noted.

  • You will be required to complete 15 Adams State University semester credits which may be met by completing ASU Distance Learning courses or online courses approved and listed on the website or other publications. 
  • Course credits earned through the distance degree program are entered on the student record without distinction between on-campus and off-campus courses. 
  • ASU credits earned in off-campus courses are considered to be the same as those earned in on-campus courses for the purpose of meeting residency or other requirements in degree programs of the institution.

Writing Proficiency

You must submit a 3-5 page graded paper from an Adams State professor to the advising department in Extended Studies to receive approval by mid semester of the semester prior to graduation.

Degree Program Total Credit Requirements

  • Business Emphasis – 15 credits
  • Electives - 7 credits

    *Electives for Associate of Science degree need to be in Science, Business, or Mathematics.
Business Emphasis (15 credits total)/May be met by completing:

BUS 103: Introduction to Business - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 207: Principles of Accounting I - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 361: Principles of Management - 3 cr. hrs.
ECON 255: Macroeconomic Principles - 3 cr. hrs.
Plus one additional Business (BUS) or Economics (ECON) course 200 level or higher - 3 cr. hrs.

Total credits required for graduation: 60 credits

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