The impetus for the creation of this Associate of Applied Science in General Business is to provide students with the skills that are needed for today’s workforce. This program aligns well with our mission of creating a high-quality academic program that is designed to serve the needs of a diverse population in the greater Houston area and beyond. Modality will be online. UST’s Associate of Applied Science in General Business program will provide the foundational coursework in the major areas of Business, such as accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing.
Business majors are in demand because organizations always need people who have the practical skills to organize, plan and manage the varied activities within a business. An Associate Degree in Business can help improve job prospects and earning potential. This program exposes students to the knowledge and skills for a foundational degree in business. The program also enhances skills in critical thinking, communication, information literacy, and professional responsibilities with a unique focus on leadership skills and ethics.
UST also offers an online Certificate in Social Media Marketing for those looking to enhance their knowledge and skills of running successful social media campaigns for businesses and organizations. This six-course program is online, with the certificate courses providing students with 18 credit hours in General Business. These credits can be used towards the completion of an Associate of Applied Science in General Business, if desired.