Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration: Sales

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If you like making sales, closing deals, and working with other people, you may be interested in the online Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales program offered at Purdue University Global. Continue reading for details about this online AAS program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Purdue University Global's online Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales program is designed to explore topics that range from relationship-building strategies and cloud-based file management systems to microeconomics and college algebra. You could be able to study the law of supply and demand and analyze the capital budgeting process. Additional courses could teach you to solve credit and banking problems step by step. By choosing the Sales specialization, you might also learn about the communication process, conflict management, Microsoft Office and effective speaking techniques. You'll also have the chance to complete either an internship for practical work experience or a capstone course for an intensive program review.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As an applicant to Purdue University Global's online Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales program, you may already possess natural problem-solving and planning skills. You should also have the capacity to lead and motivate others. Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or GED; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

There are 90 credits required in the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales program. You must earn 15 core credits, 40 major credits, 15 electives and 20 concentration credits.

Core Requirements (15 credits)

Course Code Course Title
CM107College Composition I
CM220College Composition II
MM150

MM212
Survey of Mathematics
OR
College Algebra

Major Requirements (40 credits)

Course Code Course Title
AB113

AB114
Accounting for Nonaccounting majors
OR
Accounting I
AB140Introduction to Management
AB217Finance
AB219Marketing
AB224Microeconomics
CS113Academic Strategies for the Business Professional
MM255Business Math and Statistical Measures
AB290

AB299
Associate's Internship in Management
OR
Associate's Capstone in Management

Elective Requirements (15 credits)

Course Code Course Title
Open Electives

Sales Concentration Requirements (20 credits)

Course Code Course Title
AB221 Customer Service
CM206 Interpersonal Communications
CM214 Public Speaking for the Professional
IT133 Microsoft Office Applications on Demand

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

By the time you graduate from Purdue Global's online Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales program, you could be ready to apply your knowledge of marketing and accounting and showcase your proficiency with software applications. You might have developed the interpersonal and customer service skills required for entry-level careers such as:

  • Sales representative
  • Customer service representative
  • Office manager
  • Management trainee
  • Retail manager

Advanced Degrees

If you're considering pursuing further education after completing your AAS in Business Administration, you might enroll in a related a bachelor's degree program. Related bachelor's degree programs in business may include courses in finance, marketing and business law - or you could even select a program with a sales management concentration. Here are some examples of related degree programs you could consider:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sales Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Sales
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Sales