Business Management

Curriculum BUS.MGT.AAS (C206B)

The Business Management curriculum provides students with employment or advancement in business, industry, government or service organizations. The curriculum is intended to serve the needs of students who want to enter management positions and to enable those already in management to upgrade their skills and potential for growth. Skills are developed in communication, management of personnel, accounting, customer service and technology.

In addition, a certificate program in Business Management is available for those students who prefer a selection of business courses but do not wish to enter a degree program at this time.

Upon successful completion of the Business Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the business environment from an ethical, economic and global perspective.
  • Articulate an awareness of current legal, ethical, social, financial, technical and economic environmental factors, as they apply to business.
  • Prepare and present effective written and oral business-related reports.
  • Effectively communicate and interact with others.
  • Use appropriate technology and other resources to research, analyze and integrate data to solve business problems.
  • List successful marketing mix strategies as they relate to the business environment.
  • Apply management functions both departmentally and to the organization as a whole
  • Assess and develop individual communication, leadership and team-building styles.
  • Recognize and adapt to the communication, leadership and team-building styles of others.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

ACC 100

Basic Accounting I1 or

 

 

ACC 101

Financial Accounting1

3

 

BUS 107

Microsoft Office in Business Applications or

 

 

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

 

BUS 141

Introduction to Business

3

 

BUS 146

Business Computations2

3

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

 

15

Semester Two

#

ACC 103

Basic Accounting II1 or

 

#

ACC 105

Managerial Accounting1

3

 

BUS 150

Principles of Management

3

 

BUS 154

Human Relations in Labor & Management

3

 

BUS 171

Introduction to Customer Service

3

#

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II

3

 

 

 

15

Semester Three

 

BUS 161

Business Law I

3

#

BUS 172

Problem Solving in Customer Service

3

 

BUS 188

Business Writing

3

 

HTH 104

Science of Personal Health or

 

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

HUM 126

Modern Business Ethics

1

 

 

Program electives

5

 

 

 

17

Semester Four

 

BUS 127

Principles of Marketing

3

#

BUS 285

Project Management

3

 

ECO 102

Macroeconomics or

 

 

ECO 105

Consumer Economics

3

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

Program electives

5

 

 

 

17

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

64

See BUS course descriptions.

Note: ACC 101◊ is a prerequisite for ACC 105◊. ACC 100◊ and ACC 103◊ are not transferable to all universities.

Program electives (10): Any ACC, BUS, or CIS course

1ACC 100◊ or ACC 101◊, ACC 103◊ or ACC 105◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

2BUS 146◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579