UNM Los Alamos

AA Pre-Business Administration

AA Pre-Business Administration

About the Program

This degree program is designed to introduce students to the field of Business Administration/Management and to provide the first two years of the Bachelor of Business Administration program offered by the Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management at UNM Albuquerque Campus. All of the required courses for this associate degree program transfer to that BBA program and students will be admitted to junior status if the following conditions are met:

  • The student has a 2.0 cumulative GPA overall (see below)
  • The student has a minimum grade of C (not C-) in each course listed under the Specific Requirements shown in pre-admission course work
  • There are no waivers or substitutions in the printed curriculum of the Associate of Arts in Pre-Business Administration
  • The student is eligible to enroll at UNM Albuquerque 

A minimum of 65 credit hours with a minimum grade-point average of 2.4 in the UNM/ASM Core Curriculum areas. At least 15 of these 65 hours must be UNM-LA catalog credit courses taken in residence.

General Education Requirements

WRITING AND SPEAKING (9 CREDIT HOURS)

  • ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition (3)

or

  • ENGL 112: Composition II (3)

or

  • ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition (3)
  • ENGL 120: Composition III (3)
  • ENGL 219: Technical and Professional Writing (3)

or

  • ENGL 220: Expository Writing (3)

MATHEMATICS (6-7 CREDIT HOURS)

General Math:

  • MATH 107: Problems in College Algebra (1)

and

  • MATH 121: College Algebra (3) 

or

  • MATH 150: Pre-Calculus Mathematics (3)

Calculus Requirement:

  • MATH 162: Calculus (4)

or

  • MATH 180: Elements of Calculus (3)

NOTE: No mathematics classes that are lower level than these courses may be counted toward the degree.

PHYSICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (7 CREDIT HOURS)

Select 7 credit hours from UNM Core Curriculum, including one course with corresponding laboratory (designated L).

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (15 CREDIT HOURS)

Must include:

  • ECON 105: Introductory Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECON 106: Introductory Microeconomics (3)
  • PSY 105: General Psychology (3)

or

  • SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology (3)

Choose two additional courses from: American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology. (PSY 105 or SOC 101 may be used to satisfy three credit hours of this requirement.)

HUMANITIES (6 CREDIT HOURS)

Select 6 credit hours from the UNM Core Curriculum.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE (3 CREDIT HOURS)

Select 6 credit hours from the UNM Core Curriculum.

FINE ARTS (3 CREDIT HOURS)

Select 3 credit hours from the UNM Core Curriculum.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT 49-50 CREDIT HOURS

Technical Core Requirements

COMPUTER SCIENCE (3 CREDIT HOURS) 

  • CS 150L: Computing for Business Students (3)

MANAGEMENT (6 CREDIT HOURS)

  • MGMT 202: Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • STAT 145: Introduction to Statistics (3)

or

  • MGMT 290: Introduction to Business Statistics (3)

ELECTIVES (6-7 CREDIT HOURS)

Suggestions:

  • MGMT 113: Management: An Introduction (3)
  • MGMT 158: Ethics in Organizations (3)
  • MGMT 190: Special Topics in Management (3-6)
  • MGMT 222: Introduction to Marketing (3)
  • MGMT 290: Introduction to Business Statistics (3)
  • ECON 212: Personal Investing (3)

Note: Courses counted in this degree program may not include:

Introductory Studies courses

Physical Education courses

Students planning to transfer to the Anderson Schools of Management on the Albuquerque campus should be familiar with and must meet the UNM/ASM Core Curriculum Requirements.

TOTAL TECHNICAL CORE REQUIREMENTS 15-16 CREDIT HOURS

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 65 CREDIT HOURS