Associate Degree in Science

Associate of Science in Business

In the Business Associate Degree program, all courses and requirements taken for the two-year degree may apply toward completion of the four-year business degree.

Total Associate Degree Program 67 credits

Liberal Arts Core: 24 credits
    Composition and Research (3 credits)
    Communications elective (3 credits)
    Art, Music, or Literature (3 credits)
    Mathematics (3 credits)
    Science (3 credits)
    Social Science (3 credits)
    Philosophy (3 credits)
    Theology (3 credits)

Business Core: 43 credits
    BUS 101 Financial Accounting
    BUS 110 Current Economic Issues
    BUS 200 Managerial Accounting -OR-BUS 250 Accounting Principles
    BUS 206 Management Principles
    BUS 207 Marketing Principles
    BUS 208 Sales & Sales Management
    BUS 218 Personal Money Management
    BUS 280 Human Resource Management
    BUS ___ Business Elective
    CIS 115 Technology for the Workplace
    COM 103 Fundamentals of Speech -OR-COM 131 Writing for the Media
    ECON 248 Macroeconomics
    ECON 249 Microeconomics
    MAT 208 Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

For more information about this exciting degree opportunity, contact the Adult Education Coordinator, at 1-888-ALVERNIA (1-888-258-3764, ext. 6) or You can also fill out our request form for more information on our Associate of Science in Business Degree.

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Admissions Staff


Lori Medvidik
Adult Education Enrollment Coordinator

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901

Dana Baker
Director, Alvernia University
Philadelphia Center

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027

Student Profile

Tim Chrusch '09,

Fleetwood, PA

“I like the small class atmosphere where you have one-on-one relationships with the professors. With the current curriculum and the integration of experiential opportunities built into the class discussions, I feel prepared for future endeavors.”



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