Associate of Science in General Business

商務理學副學士 (Reg. No.: 262891)

Full-time Non-local Associate Degree Program

Hong Kong Adventist College

Hong Kong Adventist College (HKAC), established in 1903, is a four-year liberal arts college founded and supported by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It has a strong tradition of providing quality education with an emphasis on developing the potentials of the whole person. HKAC is affiliated with Andrews University since 2008, to offer U.S. Bachelor degrees in Hong Kong.

Andrews University

Andrews University was founded in 1874 in Michigan, U.S. It is a fully accredited institution offering more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, technology, religion, arts and sciences, and architecture. Andrews University is ranked as one of the Best National Universities in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges in the United States.

About this Associate Degree

The General Business Associate degree prepares students for entry-level job opportunities in the business field. This degree also completes half of the requirements of a BS in Business Administration.

Program Outcomes

Students who complete this program should be able to:

  1. Identify major concepts across business functional areas

  2. Incorporate relevant quantitative and qualitative data in analysis

  3. Identify and apply apply appropriate business theories in addressing business issues

  4. Deliver oral presentations clearly, confidently, and in an organized format

  5. Present their written thoughts in a coherent narrative to articulate complex ideas

  6. Identify Christian perspectives when approaching business issues and understand the Judea Christian foundation of personal and professional integrity, ethics, accountability, and experience positive Christian growth

Course Structure


Further Study and Career Path

Admission Requirements

1. Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE)
    Level 3 in English and Chinese Language
    Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies
    Level 2 in an elective subject


2. 12-year High School Graduate
    Overall GPA 2.50


3. Diploma in Pre-University Studies
    Successful completion with a Graduating GPA of 2.25


4. Other equivalent internationally recognized examination result
    Such as: IB, ACT/SAT, GCE A-level

Students who do NOT meet the minimum requirements may be admitted provisionally or as a guest student.

English Language Proficiency
Students who score below Level 3 in English Language in HKDSE or below IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL IBT 80, are required to complete and pass the English Language program.