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Applied Business and Technology Solutions ,BA

Applied Business and Technology Solutions, BA

Academic programs / Undergraduate degrees / Applied Business and Technology Solutions

Administration, Business, Entrepreneur, Management, Supply Chain, career, economics, finance, marketing

Program description

The BA program in applied business and technology solutions is designed to meet the needs of workforce learners who wish to complete an undergraduate degree in business. In this degree program, students can quickly access accounting, business analytics, computer information systems, economics, finance, management, marketing, process management and business ethics courses, and directly connect what is taught in the classroom to their working environment. Applied internship courses in the program enable students to put what they are learning into practice, and emphasis areas allow students to further customize the degree to their working environments.

At a glance
  • Second language requirement: No
  • First required math course: MAT 117 - College Algebra
  • Math intensity: Moderateprogram math intensity moderate

Required courses (Major Map)
Concurrent program options
Students pursuing concurrent degrees (also known as a “double major”) earn two distinct degrees and receive two diplomas. Working with their academic advisors, students can create their own concurrent degree combination. Some combinations are not possible due to high levels of overlap in curriculum.
Admission requirements

General university admission requirements:

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
First-year | Transfer | International | Readmission

Tuition information
When it comes to paying for higher education, everyone’s situation is different. Students can learn about ASU tuition and financial aid options to find out which will work best for them.
Change of Major requirements

A current ASU student has no additional requirements for changing majors. Students ready to change their major should submit their request through the advising website.

Students should visit the Change of Major form for information about how to change a major to this program.

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ASU Online

ASU offers this program in an online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. Applicants may view the program’s ASU Online page for program descriptions and to request more information.

ASU Local

It is now possible to earn an ASU degree with ASU Local, an integrated college experience in which students take advantage of in-person success coaching and programming experiences on site while completing one of 130+ undergraduate online degree programs, all of which come with online faculty interaction and tutoring support.

Transfer options

ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use MyPath2ASU® to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.

ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and they help students save time and money in their college journey.

Global opportunities
Global experience

As globalization continues to impact the way business functions, study abroad programs provide students with valuable skills that employers are looking for, including communication and interpersonal skills, as well as flexibility, motivation and a global perspective on business applications worldwide.

Business students can participate in Global Education programs nearly anywhere in the world and gain valuable internship experience in many global business hubs, such as Australia, Germany, England, Singapore, China and the United Arab Emirates.

The W. P. Carey School of Business recommends these programs for students majoring in applied business and technology solutions.

Career opportunities

The strong academic foundation in core business functions and customizability of this applied business and technology solutions program allows graduates to explore a variety of different fields.

Career example titles and salaries listed below are not necessarily entry level, and students should take into consideration how years of experience, geographical location, and required advanced degrees or certifications may affect pay scales.


Career *Growth *Median salary
-5.2%
$61,370
4.9%
$37,050
5.2%
$130,000
5.9%
$64,240
28.4%
$104,830
5.6%
$103,330
5.9%
$129,430
6.1%
$67,440
0.5%
$61,310
4.0%
$130,600
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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Contact information
What are accelerated programs?
Accelerated programs allow students the opportunity to expedite the completion of their degree.

3 year programs

These programs allow students to fast-track their studies after admission and earn a bachelor's degree in three years or fewer while participating in the same high-quality educational experience of a 4-year option. Students should talk to their academic advisor to get started.

Accelerated master's

These programs allow students to accelerate their studies to earn a bachelor's plus a master's degree in as few as five years (for some programs).

Each program has requirements students must meet to be eligible for consideration. Acceptance to the graduate program requires a separate application. Students typically receive approval to pursue the accelerated master’s during the junior year of their bachelor's degree program. Interested students can learn about eligibility requirements and how to apply.
What are concurrent programs?
Concurrent degrees allow students to pursue their own personal or professional interests, earn two distinct degrees and receive two diplomas. To add a concurrent degree to your existing degree, work with your academic advisor.
What are joint programs?
Joint programs, or jointly conferred degrees, are offered by more than one college and provide opportunities for students to take advantage of the academic strengths of two academic units. Upon graduation, students are awarded one degree and one diploma conferred by two colleges.

What constitutes a new program?
ASU adds new programs to Degree Search frequently. Come back often and look for the “New Programs” option.
What are online programs?
ASU Online offers programs in an entirely online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. See https://asuonline.asu.edu/ for more information.
What is the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)?
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program in which residents of western states (other than Arizona) may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.

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