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ODU's Associate of Science in Business provides a thorough introduction to the basic knowledge and skills required for success in the business world.
Students develop the communication skills of business writing and speaking, receive basic introduction to the language and structure of business.

Program highlights:
  • Two-year degree with 62 semester hours.
  • A.S. in Business with an Insurance & Risk Management emphasis is available.
  • Prepares students to advance to the Bachelor’s degree track in Business Administration or other business-related degrees.
  • Course work includes business technology, marketing, management, organizational behavior, insurance and risk management, and economics.
An A.S. in Business including Insurance & Risk Management courses IRM210, IRM220 and IRM301 satisfies the Ohio Department of Insurance agent pre-licensing education requirements and provides complimentary waivers for CPCU520 and CPCU553.

Course Requirements & Descriptions

  • A.S. in Business
    ODU's Associate of Science degree in Business Administration is offered only through the Adult & Continuing Education program.
    Courses Credits
    ENG 101L Thinking & Writing Across the Curriculum 4
    ENG 102L Scholarly Adventures: Researched Writing 4
    CORE 179HL CORE: Are You Connected? 4
    ART 279AL CORE: Global Community in Art 4
    ACT 100 or 205 Survey of Accounting or Accounting for Decision Making 4*
    BUS 220L Principles of Marketing 4*
    BUS 240L Management & Organizational Behavior 4*
    ECN 207L Principles of Microeconomics 4*
    Four additional credits from the Division of Business Courses in ACT, BUS, ECN, FIN, IRM 4* 
    Sixteen credits distributed from the following divisions:
    • Theology, Arts & Ideas
    • Literature & Language
    • Social & Behavioral Science
    • Mathematics, Computer & Natural Sciences
    Ten credits from general electives  10
    Total Credits Required 62
    *Used to calculate the Major GPA
William Steward, ASB