AAS in Business Management


Are you ready to begin your career in business, elevate your existing career or start your own business?  If so then earning an AAS degree in Business Management may be the right choice for you.

In today's competitive economic marketplace, students of business need to learn the core business principles and theories that will allow them to make immediate contributions in the workplace.  This online degree will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make decisions, guide effective action, innovate and lead in your future career!


Students with this degree will be prepared for entry-level management positions in the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management Services

Note: Before taking these courses, one of the following certificates needs to be completed: Basic Accounting (C100), Administrative Assistant (C101), Professional Sales (C102), Web Media (C103), Entrepreneurship (C106), Agribusiness (C110), Commercial Fundamentals (C111), Auto Service Technology (C112), Web Frontend Development (C113), Web Backend Development (C114), System Administration (C115), Database (C116), Data Analytics (C117), Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (C121), Programming - Computer Information Systems (C122), Construction Field Supervision (C126), or Computer Information Technology (C127).

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ACCTG 201 Financial Accounting 3
B 100 Career Development 1
B 211 Business Fundamentals I 3
B 215 Spreadsheet Analysis for Business 3
ECON 150 Economic Principles and Problems - Micro 3
B 301 Financial Management 3
B 321 Organizational Effectiveness 3
B 341 Marketing Management 3
ACCTG 180 Survey of Accounting 3
ACCTG 205 Accounting Software 2
AGBUS 180B Cash Accounting Concepts and Applications 2
B 120 Sales and Customer Relations 3
B 183 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
B 250 Web Business Creation 3
B 275 Business Law 3
B 283 Small Business Creation 3
B 383 Launching New Ventures 3
CIT 110 Introduction to Excel 3
COMM 175 Communication Essentials 2
COMM 150 Interpersonal Theory and Practice 3


The BS in Business Management can be taken entirely online. Students must complete 17 credits of required Foundations courses, 42 credits of major courses (listed below) plus 1 additional elective credit for a total of 60 credits. Review the course list below or check the University Catalog for specific degree requirements. Check course availability and offerings or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.

The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.

BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.

Students who meet admission requirements can apply to begin the next available semester. Visit our Online Admissions page for information about qualifications, application deadlines, and how to apply.