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Business Management


Developed for the student who wishes to acquire additional management skills and is planning a program in preparation for a business career of his/her choice. Flexibility in course selection enables the student to achieve his/her specific educational, career and personal goals. The Business Management program has been designed as a career program in preparing students for first line and/or mid-management positions.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats
  • Describe past and current management theories and principles and application
  • Describe the psychological and sociological theories that support the management practice of employee motivation, morale and team building to accomplish organizational objectives
  • Describe the challenges facing management in a changing domestic and global business environment
  • Enumerate the principles governing ethical behavior in business
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First Year

First Semester

ACC 103 - Accounting I
BUS 101 - Intro Contemporary Business
ECO 201 - Principles of Economics I OR
ECO 202 - Principles of Economics II
ENG 101 - English Composition I
MAT 113 - Math Applications

Second Semester

ACC 104 - Accounting II
BUS 105 - Organization and Management
CIS 100 - Intro to Computer Applications
ENG 122 - Introductory Technical and Business Writing OR
ENG 128 - The Dynamics of Communication OR
ENG 129 - Public Speaking
PSY 101 - General Psychology OR
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology

Second Year

First Semester

BUS 201 - Business Law I
BUS 208 - Principles of Marketing
History, Modern Language Gen Ed Requirement
Electives - Business, Administration Support OR
Electives - Computer (CIS, CSC) Courses*

Second Semester

BUS 290 - Co-op Ed Experience OR
ACC 290 - Co-op Ed Experience
Gen Ed Requirement
Electives - Business, Administrative Support OR
Electives - Computer (CIS, CSC) Courses*

*A total of 17 credits in Business, Administrative Support, or Computer (CIS, CSC) courses must be taken.

Career Options

This career program is designed for the student to enter the profession upon graduation. Graduates may work as managers, shift supervisors, management analysts and assistant managers of retail stores. Many students elect to continue their studies at four year colleges or universities.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Applied Science Degree

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