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Associate in Science in Business, A.S.B.

Requirements

An Associate in Science Woodbury School of Business transfer degree is available for students planning to transfer to another college or university in Utah.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)  
Complete one of the following:  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
or MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business 3
or An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Behavioral/Social Science Distribution 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
  MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus 4
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
  ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3
  ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3
  LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
or MATH 2040 Principles of Statistics (4.0)  
Complete one of the following:  
  Business Computer Proficiency Exam *  
or IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA or above in Business courses. No grade below C- in business courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of School of Business courses.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

Notes: See information on the back of the program card for additional specialized general education/major requirements for individual transfer schools (some requirements for other schools cannot be taken at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1050 or MATH 1090 College Algebra or College Algebra for Business 3
English 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
Fine Arts   3
American Institution  3
Social Science   3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
English 2010/2020 Intermediate Writing 3
Math 1100 Introduction to Calculus 4
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
Physical Science  3
Humanities  3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
3rd Science  3
IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (Exam*) *
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
HLTH or PES  Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
  Semester total: 14
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology   3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 60

Department

Name: Woodbury School of Business
Location: WB 128
Telephone: 801-863-8260
Email: woodbury@uvu.edu
Web Address: www.uvu.edu/woodbury/
Dean: Norman S. Wright
 
 

Mission Statement

Through exceptional business education, we help student become successful professionals who build our community.

Core Themes - (University Alignment:  Student  Success,  Engagement,  Inclusivity, and  Seriousness)

  1. Delta: maximize student improvement through engaged learning (E)
  2. Placement: help students obtain and succeed in careers aligned with their goals (SS)
  3. Scholarship: produce and promote research that improves business education and practice (S)
  4. Reach: serve as many people in our community as we can (I)
 
 

Woodbury School of Business

Dean: Norman S. Wright


Administrative Support:
Dixie Maughan

  • Office: WB 128
  • Telephone: 801-863-8260
  • Email:  dmaughan@uvu.edu
  • Fax: 801-863-7314


Associate Dean:
Jacob Sybrowsky


Associate Dean:
Lynn Adams

  • Office: WB 218
  • Telephone: 801-863-6483
  • Email: Adamsly@uvu.edu
  • Fax: 801-863-7314

Associate Dean: Mikki O'Connor

  • Office: WB 128a
  • Telephone: 801-863-8850
  • Email:  oconnomi@uvu.edu
  • Fax: 801-863-7314

Accreditation

The Woodbury School of Business was reaccredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AACSB) Accreditation in fall 2011. AACSB International Business accreditation is an achievement earned only by programs of the highest caliber. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

Admission

Students choosing to pursue majors in the Woodbury School of Business should decide early, plan their schedules carefully, be aware of all the requirements, and stay informed about any changes by checking often with advisors in the Woodbury School of Business Advisement Center.

Accessibility to Courses

All 1000- and 2000-level business courses are open to all UVU students along with selected 3000- and 4000-level courses. Some courses have prerequisites, which must be satisfied. No more than 9 credits of upper-division courses can be taken before a student has been formally matriculated into the UVU Woodbury School of Business.

Repeating Failed Foundation Core Courses

Each business major has foundation core courses. A student will be allowed to repeat a failed foundation core course only twice. If the foundation core course is not passed with a minimum grade of “C-” after the third retake, the student will not be allowed to apply for advanced standing (matriculation) toward a degree in one of the Woodbury School of Business majors.

Business Computer Proficiency Exam

Most of the degrees offered in the Woodbury School of Business require the student to demonstrate business computer proficiency. Students pursuing most bachelor degrees must complete this proficiency requirement before they can be matriculated. This proficiency can be attained by completing the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the IM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher. The prerequisite for IM 2010 is (IM 1010 recommended) or (Basic Computer Applications Challenge Exam with a minimum score of 80% recommended). Students can either complete the IM 1010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher or take the exam in the Aculis Testing Center located in CS 612. Students may also complete the Excel Educator course through MyEducator for the IM 2010 course. See your Woodbury School of Business advisor for additional details.

Degree Requirements

See the individual departmental sections in the catalog that follow this Woodbury School of Business section for specific requirements on each degree offered by the individual departments.

The Associate in Science Woodbury School of Business transfer degree is available for students planning to transfer to another college or university in Utah, or it can be completed by students seeking a BS degree at UVU.

 
 

Advisement Center

The Woodbury School of Business Advisement Center provides one-on-one advising throughout a student’s program. Information regarding transfer programs is readily available by contacting departmental advisors in WB 257 of the Woodbury Business Building. Each student should make an appointment to see a Woodbury School of Business advisor early in his/her first semester on campus.


Advisors:

Diana Johnsen

Mignon Nicol

Polly Clauson

Tracey Wilson

Kim Wright

Scott Childs

Clint Martinez

Lisa Giguere

 
 

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Careers

Careers:    
Many opportunities exist for those trained in business management in private industry, government, and through entrepreneurship. Possible jobs in domestic and international businesses include agents, business managers, business executives, operations managers, health service administrators, human resources managers, job benefits and analysis specialists, management analysts, office managers, and purchasing managers. Job demand is high, particularly in larger metropolitan areas and the employment outlook is excellent.

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