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:

Total Minimum Credits 67
Degree RequirementsCoursesCredits
Student DevelopmentSDV 100 or any approved SDV course1
EnglishENG 1113
Mathematics/Natural SciencesAny MTH, BIO, CHM, ENV, NAS, GOL, or PHY3
Health/Physical EducationAny HLT or PED course(s)22
HumanitiesAny course from ART, ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL or Foreign Language3
Social SciencesECO 120 or ECO 201, and any course from ECO2, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY or SOC6
CommunicationBUS 2363
Major RequirementsACC 211-2127
 BUS 100, 121-122, 200, 201, 205, and 241  21 
  BUS 220 or FIN 215 3
 MKT 100
Business Related ElectivesAny two additional courses from ACC, BUS, ECO2, FIN, or MKT6
Other RequirementITE 1153   3
General ElectiveAny course 100 level or higher3

Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies by passing ITE 115 (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test.

Suggested Scheduling:

First Year Fall

SDV 1001
BUS 1003
BUS 121 3
ENG 1113
MKT 1003
MTH/Science Elective3
Total Credits16

First Year Spring

BUS 12223
BUS 2003
General Elective3
Health/Physical Education1
ITE 1153
BUS 2363
Total Credits17

Second Year Fall

ACC 2114
ECO 120 or ECO 2013
BUS 2013
Business Related Elective3
BUS 2413
Humanities Elective3
Total Credits15

Second Year Spring

ACC 2123
BUS 2053
Business Related Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Health/Physical Education1
BUS 220 or FIN 2153
Total Credits16

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 who take ECO 120 cannot receive credit for either ECO 201 or ECO 202. Students who take either ECO 201 or ECO 202 cannot receive credit for ECO 120.

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.