2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Business, AS for Transfer to UAFS BBA

About This Degree

Start Here/Finish There or Online (methods of delivery depends on chosen degree)

NPC Faculty Mentor: Jennifer Lyons (Jennifer.Lyons@np.edu) 501.760.4256

The Associate of Science in Business degree 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’s degree programs:

This 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.  

NPUC Transfer Resources:  • NPU-to-UAFS Pre-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist  • NPU-to-UAFS Post-Graduation Transfer Degree Checklist  • UAFS Consortium Agreement  • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 38 Credit Hours

62 Credit Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Additional Hours

Meet with your NPC Academic Advisor or your Faculty Mentor for assistance.

UAFS will also accept the 12 additional hours from the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) for a maximum of 75 transferable hours. These courses may also be taken at UAFS (campus or online, if available).

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UAFS - Business Administration: 46 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
MGMT 2203 Introduction to International Business 3
FIN 1521 Personal Finance Applications 1
FIN 3713 Business Fiance 3
MGMT 3133 Social Responsibility and Ethics in Business 3
MGMT 3153 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 3523 Operations Management 3
MGMT 3913 Decision Support Systems 3
MGMT 4813 Strategic Management 3
    Major Requirements
Online Option: select 24 hours of upper-level electives across at least three disciplines.
Additional options and concentrations are available for those students choosing to
complete the degree on the UAFS Campus.