Associate of Business Administration in Business

The Tiffin University Associate of Business Administration (ABA) is distinguished by a focus on developing competencies in communication skills, leadership and teamwork, information technology, and problem solving. The business curriculum focuses on real-world management problems and situations. From the delivery to emphasis on collaborative learning, the entire program is dedicated to improving your performance.

The ABA Business Concentration

In the Business Concentration, you will complete 21 courses in areas such as Accounting, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Communications, and other aspects of management as well as general core classes such as English, Math, and Economics.  The coursework is experimentially based with a practical application component.  These classes will blend academic theory with real-world business practice.

Tiffin University’s Accreditations:

Tiffin University is authorized by the Board of Regents of the State of Ohio to award the ABA degree. The program is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Tiffin University Academic Tradition

For more than 100 years, TU has provided students with a solid foundation for their personal success. Yet at the same time, the curriculum and educational methods at Tiffin University are undergoing a continuous process of improvement. Our curriculum is distinguished by a focus on developing competencies in leadership and teamwork, communication skills, and managerial decision-making and problem solving.

We Provide You With Personal Support

We understand that your success depends on our ability to answer your questions quickly and correctly. Virtually every survey or study designed to identify the critical success factors in online education confirm that keeping students connected is a top priority. Our students rate the personal support they received at Tiffin University as the primary reason for their success, and they would recommend Tiffin University’s online programs to a friend or coworker because of it. Real connections lead to real results!

Your Course Of Study

Associate of Business Administration (ABA) degree – Business Majors fulfill their academic requirements for graduation by completing courses in the following areas:

  • Knowledge Skills and Liberal Education Core of 25 hours
  • Academic Major Requirement of 30 hours
  • Open Electives/Minor of 6 hours
  • Total Semester hours for the Degree: 61 hours

Knowledge Skills and Liberal Education Core

Course Number Course Title Credit Hour
ACC201 Survey of Accounting 3
COM Communication (any oral or speech) 3
ECO221 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG141 Expository and Research Writing 3
ENG142 Literature and Criticism 3
FRE100 Freshmen Studies 1
CIT Information Technology 3
MAT Math (above 173) 3
One Elective from: ECO, MGT, POL, PSY, SOC 3

Academic Major Requirements: Business Major

Course Number Course Title Credit Hour
ACC228 Managerial Accounting 3
ECO222 Principles of Microeconomics 3
LAW211 Business Law I 3
CIT355 Spreadsheet Applications for Dec. Making 3
MGT201 Management of Organizations 3
MGT Management Elective 3
MGT Management Elective 3
MKT151 Introduction to Marketing 3
MKT Marketing Elective 3
One Elective from: ECO, MGT, POL, PSY, SOC 3
Open Elective 100 level & above 3
Open Elective 100 level & above 3