500X330 – AAS General Business 2Business majors are in high demand, as organizations seek employees who have the practical skills to organize, plan and manage the varied activities within a business. The Associate of Applied Science in General Business program at the University of St. Thomas can help improve job prospects and earning potential.

This 100% online program is designed for students who desire to learn the fundamentals of general business, entrepreneurship, and those who seek additional certifications for immediate employment and career upskilling. Students can earn their associate degree within 2 years, and will gain knowledge and skills in critical thinking, communication, information literacy, and professional responsibilities with a unique focus on leadership skills and ethics.

This is a 60-hour program, with each course representing 3 credit hours. Dual credit opportunities are available for Cybersecurity, Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Electronic Technology, General Business and Networking Technology.

Prepare For Your Career In Business

500X330 – AAS General Business 1UST’s Associate of Applied Science in General Business degree will provide the foundational coursework in the major areas of business, such as accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing.  This program is in partnership with the Cameron School of Business and is AACSB Accredited— the most respected accrediting body in business education worldwide.

Graduates of the AAS in General Business program will be prepared with career-ready skills, including:

  • Identify essential management skills necessary for career success.
  • Prepare a business plan.
  • Be proficient in oral and written communication.
  • Examine the role of strategic human resource planning in support of organizational mission and objectives.
  • Be ethical decision makers, using the principles of Catholic Social Justice.
Is Free College In Your Future Plans?

500X330 – AAS 500x330 Sign up for the fall 2022 semester to earn an associate degree from University of St. Thomas-Houston, and students can receive their second semester free of charge, books excluded. Students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester, and then their spring 2023 semester will be free! 

Also, Texans who complete a FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid) application and are Pell grant eligible won’t pay tuition in the fall semester because financial aid covers their education.