Students may choose to either follow the AUPP single degree track, or the dual degree program with the University of Arizona (UA). The UA award is Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
The Business program prepares graduates for success in the world of business, whether in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, or beyond. Business education and the successful pursuit of a business career requires graduates to understand basic economic concepts and mathematical relationships, while at the same time being analytical and able to communicate ideas effectively through written and verbal communications.
Students enrolled in Business develop core competencies in each of the functional areas of business – marketing, finance, accounting and management – in order to understand the interrelationships among these functional areas and how these relationships can impact the operation and value of an organization.
Concepts from coursework in General Education contribute to students’ preparation for a business career by enhancing understanding of the world today and how people think and act in the global marketplace. The professional program in Business focuses on the common body of knowledge in business.
Preparation for a career in today’s world requires that graduates have a broad-based education and know how to both learn and appreciate the importance of life-long learning. Building on an understanding of the basic underpinnings of business operations, graduates are able to grasp new ideas, think analytically, communicate effectively, adapt to change, work as a member of a team value cultural differences, develop strong ethical values and develop respect for the environment in order to work effectively in the environment in which organizations operate.
The job opportunities with a degree in business are open-ended. A typical graduate will find abroad spectrum of career opportunities in the public (governmental) or private sector; working for large or small firms; local, national, or multi-national organizations; entrepreneurial ventures; family businesses, or large publicly held enterprises. Regardless of the sector of the economy, business skills are necessary and opportunities for business graduates abound. Job titles vary greatly. Further, over time, career opportunities shift as new technologies are developed and new markets created. typical graduate today is likely to pursue any number of different opportunities over the course of a career.