Associate in Arts

Liberal Arts (Business Transfer)


Contact Information 

Curt Schreiber, associate professor
Horton Hall 231

Delivery Methods 

Face-to-Face: Wahpeton
Face-to-Face: Fargo
Online: Some Classes

This Liberal Arts degree with an emphasis in Business Administration is for students intending to eventually earn a four-year degree. It is designed to provide a smooth transition into an accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, or international business baccalaureate program at a four-year college or university. The curriculum will include a blend of both general education and business courses.

A faculty advisor will assist students in the development of an appropriate program to meet the student’s career goals. Employment opportunities are unlimited, depending upon the individuals’ strengths and interests.

NOTE: This program requires either an HP EliteBook 850 or ZBOOK 15 laptop or equivalent. Please refer to the NDSCS website for specifications. The cost will be approximately $1065.00 for the EliteBook 850 and $2100.00 for the ZBOOK 15, if purchased through NDSCS. For further information, contact Greg Anderson, department chair, at 701-671-2172.

Admission Requirements

The applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent. Helpful courses to prepare for this program are accounting and general business. 


Upon successful completion of the required courses, students will be awarded an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts.

Required Courses

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*Consult academic advisor in selecting electives that are most appropriate for the intended bachelor’s program.

This curriculum meets the North Dakota University System general education requirements as indicated in the NDSCS Catalog under the heading: NDUS General Education Transfer Agreement.

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