Business Management

Associate - Business Management

Associate in Applied Science or Associate in Science

The associate degrees in Business Management will prepare students to enter the workforce, start their own businesses, or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. These degrees allow students the opportunity to develop or improve skills using the latest technology available.

Goals:
  • Develop or improve technological skills;
  • Prepare students for entry level management positions; and
  • Prepare students to continue their education in business by transferring to a baccalaureate degree.
Special Features:
The two-year business management degrees allows students an opportunity to explore careers and employment opportunities in general business by exposing them to current technology. Students who complete this degree can demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to open and maintain a small business.

Program Requirements:
Students anticipating pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree should follow the requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.


Course Requirements:

A.S.

A.A.S

General Education Courses

18

18

First Year Seminar

3

3

EN 101 Academic Writing I

3

3

CM 121 Effective Speaking

3

3

EN 201 Academic Writing II

3

3

Diversity/Social Consciousness Course

3

3

Mathematics Elective

3

3

 

Arts and Sciences Courses

15

12

HG 131 Macroeconomics

3

3

HG 132 Microeconomics

3

3

SB 120 Introduction to Psychology

3

3

SM 261 Statistics

3

3

FA, LG or HU elective

3

 

 

 

Career Studies Courses

24

24

AC 331 Principles of Accounting I

3

3

AC 332 Principles of Accounting II

3

3

BU 110 Principles of Management

3

3

BU 120 Principles of Marketing

3

3

BU 220 Business Communications

3

3

BU 233 Human Resources Management

3

3

BU 263 Business Law

3

3

IM 120 Introduction to Computers OR
IM 121 Microsoft Word, IM 122 Microsoft Excel and IM 123 Microsoft Access

3

3

 

 

 

Electives

3

6

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE

60

60