The Associate of Science degree in Business is designed for students preparing to transfer to a 4-year institution to obtain a baccalaureate degree in the field of business.
Students who successfully complete the Associate of Science in Business at National Park College (NPC), and who meet University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) admission requirements outlined below, are eligible to transfer to UAFS to complete the following Bachelor programs:
An option to complete a bachelor’s degree in business completely online is available only for the Bachelor of Business Administration.
Students completing requirements on the UAFS campus may choose a major in:
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Bachelor of Science in Finance
- Bachelor of Science in International Business
- Bachelor of Science in Marketing
The Bachelor of Science degree requires a total of 120 semester credit hours, including at least 40 upper-level credit hours completed at UAFS. NPC students may transfer 74 hours of lower-level courses to UAFS. Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may also need to be taken in addition to the degree course requirements shown.
UAFS Admissions Requirements
Students must have a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA on all previous coursework to be eligible for admission to UAFS. Students must also earn at least a cumulative GPA of 2.25 in all NPC Business Division courses in order to meet graduation requirements for the UAFS College of Business.
Graduation Map: Business, AS for Transfer to UAFS Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Graduation Map: Business, AS for Transfer (Accelerated Evening Plan) to UAFS Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)