UC Blue Ash College

Technical Studies - Business Program

UC Blue Ash College offers the Associate of Technical Studies (ATS) in Business degree for graduates of Ohio Technical Center programs. This general degree is a good fit for those with a professional certification or credential in job positions where the employer is neutral as to the degree earned. Your technical program clock hours translate into free block technical credit toward an associate degree. Take the next step in your career by completing your ATS degree at UC Blue Ash College!

Students Who Qualify for ATS

  • Completed a 600+ clock hour program in business at an Ohio Technical Center
  • Hold an industry-recognized credential(s) approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education

Benefits of the Program

  • Automatically earn 20-30 credits of technical credit
  • Complete your associate degree with 30-40 credits
  • Flexible class options (daytime, evening, online)
  • Advance your career and earnings potential

Students certified in business programs such as office proficiency, Microsoft Office, computing fundamentals, or Internet and computing should consider this degree option.

Career-Oriented Degree Program

Career-oriented programs prepare students for entrance into specific careers after two years of study. These programs are designed to help you begin your professional career after earning your associate degree. Learn about career-oriented associate degrees.

Class Requirements

Fall (Semester 1)

  • English Composition (EC) | ENGL1001 | 3 credit hours
  • FYE, Study Strategies, or career planning (Choose one below)
    • Career Decision-Making | INTR1003 | 3 credit hours
    • Introduction to Business | MGMT1050 | 3 credit hours
    • College Study Strategies | MULTI1076 | 3 credit hours
  • Choose any college-level Math (QR) |3 credit hours
  • Personal Finance | FIN2081 | 3 credit hours
  • Natural Science Elective (NS) | 3 credit hours

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS: 15

Spring (Semester 2)

  • Intermediate Composition | ENGL2089 | 3 credit hours
  • Business Communication (HU) | 3 credit hours
    • OR
  • Introduction to Effective Speaking (HU) | 3 credit hours
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship | MGMT2090 |3 credit hours
  • General Education Elective (SS) (HP) (SE) (DC) OR (IT) | 6 credit hours
    • Must choose from 2 different distribution areas; maximum of 3 credit hours from any one distribution area.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS: 15

TOTAL UCBA HOURS: 30

TOTAL TECHNICAL HOURS: 30

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 60

Resources

Contact Information

UCBA Academic Advising Center
advising@ucblueash.edu
513-745-5753