Business Administration Program

The Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution with the academic skills that demonstrate a strong foundation in general education and business administration courses as recognized through the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS). This two-year degree program is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the business environment with an emphasis on the core business concepts of accounting, business law, economics, communications, and business statistics.

A business degree from PCCUA will prepare students for a world of opportunities in a business career and is a pathway to pursue a baccalaureate degree in a business major such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, human resources, agricultural business, and other business-related fields.    

Program Requirements

Career Options

Estimated Cost for an Associate Degree based on a 60 credit hour program:






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Program Goals

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts in Business Administration Program, students are prepared to:

  • Understand legal, ethical, and social issues related to business decisions and the impact on various individuals, groups, and society.
  • Analyze economic and quantitative reasoning concepts to apply a critical thinking approach for problem-solving and making effective business decisions.
  • Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) using the accounting cycle to record, prepare, and analyze financial statements and other accounting internal reports for making effective business decisions.
  • Demonstrate technology skills using business software applications to prepare documents, reports, and presentations for the business environment.
  • Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills for the business environment, including presentation skills and interaction with diverse business groups.

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Business AA and AAS Programs are Accredited by 
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
7007 College Boulevard, Suite 420
Overland Park, KS  66211
(913) 339-9356


Campus Contacts:


Tracie Karkur

Business & Information Systems Instructor
DeWitt/Stuttgart Campuses

Phone: (870) 946-3506, Ext. 1615

Helena-West Helena

Monica Quattlebaum

Dean, Division of Business and Information Systems
Helena-West Helena Campus

Phone: (870) 338-6474, Ext. 1331


Tracie Karkur

Business & Information Systems Instructor
DeWitt/Stuttgart Campuses

Phone: (870) 946-3506, Ext. 1615