Whether you are preparing for entrepreneurship or looking to rise as a leader within an existing organization, AUSB’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship concentration provides students with the broad knowledge they need to tackle diverse and complex issues within the business world. Pursue successful leadership careers in a variety of professional settings, and be at the forefront of socially just and ethical practices. Put your own ideas into action and launch the businesses endeavor you’ve always dreamed of.
At AUSB, you’ll join a peer community where you receive personal attention in small class sizes. Measure your success through applied learning and community projects, not one-size-fits-all tests. Apply up to 135 quarter (90 semester) transfer units, and learn about prior learning credits. Become part of a powerful community of engaged students of all backgrounds, and acquire the skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience to meet your goals.
This degree is offered by AU Santa Barbara.
Whether you are currently a community college student, a busy parent or worker, a veteran, or an international student, our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree completion program is designed to support your personal, academic, and professional goals at any point in your life or career path. Our approach to learning and teaching is reflective, experiential, and engaging, led by experienced faculty who demonstrate mastery in their professions. We combine academic instruction and hands-on experience to build important intellectual and professional tools centered around six core purposes – Critical Thinking, Diverse Perspectives, Social Justice, Applied Learning, Communication, and Self-Awareness – designed to graduate globally-aware citizens, socially-responsible leaders, and highly marketable graduates.
Coursework in this concentration will explore topics in a social, ethical, political, and global context, paying particular attention to sustainable practices and global stewardship. The core courses provide a deep understanding of:
- Human resources
- Budget and finance
- Organizational culture
- Global economics
- Sustainable business strategies
- Media, psychology, and multiculturalism
Just a handful of the broad possibilities include: business owner, customer relations, entrepreneur, business consultant. An undergraduate degree in business also helps prepare you for a graduate degree, such as our MBA program.