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Business Management Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Business Management Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills directly applicable to a career in management or supervision, as well as to update and sharpen personal management skills. It is also aimed at providing quality workforce education for positions of managerial responsibility in business and industry. In addition to providing classroom-based course work, the College works with local and area employers to provide on-the-job training experiences to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills appropriate for business situations.
  2. Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to perform basic financial analysis.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of global dimensions of business including socio-cultural, political-legal, financial, technological and economic environments.

This degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face classes and online classes. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

ACNT 1303INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I

3 credit hours

OR

ACCT 2301PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3 credit hours

BUSG 1304INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ADIVISING

3 credit hours

HRPO 2301HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3 credit hours

BUSG 1301INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

3 credit hours

MRKG 1301CUSTOMER RELATIONS

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ACNT 1311INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

3 credit hours

OR

ACCT 2302PRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3 credit hours

POFT 2312BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

MRKG 1311PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3 credit hours

BMGT 1327PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3 credit hours

BMGT 2309LEADERSHIP

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

BCIS 1305BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

3 credit hours

IBUS 1305INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TRADE

3 credit hours

HRPO 2307ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

3 credit hours

BUSG 2305BUSINESS LAW/CONTRACTS

3 credit hours

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

SPCH 1321BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

OR

SPCH 1315PUBLIC SPEAKING

3 credit hours

OR

SPCH 1318INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

ECON 2301PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

MATH 1342ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS

3 credit hours

OR

MATH 1314COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 credit hours

OR

MATH 1332CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I

3 credit hours

BUSG 2380COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - BUSINESS,GENERAL

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours:  60

Capstone Requirement:  BUSG 2380 Cooperative Education - Business General is the capstone requirement and may not be substituted.  It should be taken the last semester before graduation.