Associate of Arts in Business

Hesston College

Program Description

Associate of Arts in Business

Hesston College

Four-year Business Transfer - also Accounting, Economics

After two years at Hesston College, you will have earned an associate of arts degree in business and completed 60 college credit hours. Your Hesston education will provide you with the strong educational foundation that you will need for upper-level studies and degrees in accounting, finance, economics, business management or administration, international business, sales or marketing.

What to anticipate in the Hesston College Business Program

At Hesston, we are committed to providing you with the personalized attention and relationships you deserve from your professors. There are no teacher assistants, only well prepared and experienced professors who focus all of their time and energy on first and second-year students. They are available to provide a listening ear or give counsel in class scheduling or career planning.

Providing opportunities to apply what you are learning is an important component to the coursework and experiences at Hesston College. Some of the opportunities you may experience include:

  • Analyze case studies in specific business to apply business concepts
  • Participate in a stock market analysis project
  • Develop a marketing plan for a client
  • Research and write reports
  • Tour a manufacturing business
  • Complete a SWOT analysis
  • Develop an interactive budget
  • Analyze real-world corporate financial statements
  • Utilize team approach to learning
  • Make individual and group oral and written presentations with peers
  • Expand your technology skills through designing print publications, enhanced office documents or web pages for actual clients
  • Work with someone in your field of study through an internship or job shadow

In some of your classes, you may interact with business professionals and tour establishments. You might attend conferences with your professors, allowing you to mix with the business world. Tutoring and departmental work, which is usually limited to juniors and seniors at most four-year colleges, is offered to our business students. You may also be eligible to participate in the cooperative education program, validating your career interests through actual work experience.

To complement your business courses, you may choose to take classes in the college's Computer Information Technology program. A variety of courses are offered to provide students opportunities to expand their computer knowledge.

Plans of study

  • Accounting (four year)
  • Business Management/Administration (four year)
  • Economics (four year)
  • Business (two year)

Application Deadline

Hesston College does not have an application deadline, but you are advised to apply as early as possible, especially if you are seeking financial aid.

2015-16 Costs

  • Tuition-$24,824
  • Room and Board-$8,144
  • Technology Fee-$410
  • Total-$33,378
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 5, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2018
4 years
Full time
33,378 USD
USA - Kansas City, Missouri
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2015-16 Costs (total)