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Regional Commerce

Bachelor of Applied Science


Top 50 Public Institution & #10 Best Online Bachelor's Program in the Nation

- U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500

*Up to 60 credits may be transferred in from a regionally accredited institution.

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College of Applied Science and Technology

Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce with an emphasis in Regional Commerce program combines theory-based coursework with an applied component, which involves working with local economic development professionals, economists and business leaders through internships, research projects and business plan development. This approach allows students to build the knowledge and skills of a small business professional and apply those competencies in real time.

The program includes coursework in market planning, entrepreneurship, small business development, global commerce, tourism and entertainment, and the impact of service and trade. Students will complete core applied science courses to build workforce-applicable skills in ethics, management, critical thinking and analysis, statistics, technical writing, and more. The program culminates in a capstone where students develop and implement a real-world business plan.

Before applying, we recommend that you discuss your background with an Enrollment Counselor. Students that are residents of the State of Arizona with at least 60 transferrable credits who intend to be full time may qualify for discounted tuition. Contact onlineadmissions@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-0898 for a referral.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


RNCV 311: Market Planning
RNCV 315: Entrepreneurship & Small Business Growth Development
RNCV 417: The Global Community of Commerce
RNCV 423: The Economic Impact of Tourism & Entertainment
RNCV 424: The Economic Impact of Service and Trade



Earning your Bachelor of Applied Science in Regional Commerce will build core skills, including:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Global commerce
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
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