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Business Management

Associate of Applied Science

Purpose: The major in Business Management is designed for individuals who are seeking full-time employment in business management or management-related fields upon completion of the program. Persons who are seeking their first employment in these fields and those who are presently employed and seeking promotion may benefit from the program.

Occupational Objectives: Management Trainee, Branch Manager, Supervisor, Administrative Assistant, Department Head, Office Manager, Account Manager, Manager of a Small Business

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, entry into the Management program requires proficiency in high school English and mathematics. All entering students will be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Program Requirements: The curriculum includes general education courses and business-related courses. Instruction includes both theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in the business and management field. The student is urged to consult with a counselor and his/her faculty advisor in planning a program. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the graduate will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Business Management CURRICULUM:

Degree Requirements Credits
Student Development SDV 100 or any approved SDV course 1
English ENG 111 3
Mathematics/Natural Sciences Any MTH, BIO, CHM, ENV, NAS, GOL, or PHY 3
Health/Physical Education Any HLT or PED course(s)1 2
Humanities Any course from ART, ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL or Foreign Language 3
Social Sciences ECO 120 or ECO 201, and any course from ECO2, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY or SOC 6
Communication BUS 236 3
Major Requirements ACC 211-212 7
  BUS 100, 121-122, 200, 201, 205, and 241 21
  BUS 220 or FIN 215 3
  MKT 100 3
Business Related Electives Any two additional courses from ACC, BUS, ECO2, FIN, or MKT 6
Other Requirement ITE 1153 3
General Elective Any course 100 level or higher 3
Total Minimum Credits   67

Suggested Scheduling

First Year: Fall

Course Credits
SDV 100 1
BUS 100 3
BUS 121 3
ENG 111 3
MKT 100 3
MTH/Science Elective 3
Total Credits 16

First Year: Spring

Course Credits
BUS 122 3
BUS 200 3
General Elective 3
Health/Physical Education 1
ITE 115 3
BUS 236 3
Total Credits 16

Second Year: Fall

Course Credits
ACC 211 4
ECO 120 or ECO 201 3
BUS 201 3
Business Related Elective 3
BUS 241 3
Humanities Elective 3
Total Credits 19

Second Year: Spring

Course Credits
ACC 212 3
BUS 205 3
Business Related Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
Health/Physical Education 1
BUS 220 or FIN 215 3
Total Credits 16

1 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.

2 ECO 120 and ECO 201-202 contain similar course content. Students should take either ECO 120 or ECO 201-202 unless they plan to take all three courses. Students may not receive credit for ECO 120 if they have already completed both ECO 201 and ECO 202.

3 Students who pass the Computer Competency Test must select another course from either ACC, BUS, ECO2, FIN, or MKT.

Students graduating from this program will be required to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

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