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Business Management AAS

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:

  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills appropriate for business situations.
  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform basic financial analysis.
  • 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 1303 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I 3 credit hours
OR
ACCT 2301 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3 credit hours
BUSG 1304 INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ADIVISING 3 credit hours
HRPO 2301 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 credit hours
BUSG 1301 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 credit hours
MRKG 1301 CUSTOMER RELATIONS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
ACNT 1311 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING 3 credit hours
OR
ACCT 2302 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 credit hours
POFT 2312 BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATION 3 credit hours
MRKG 1311 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 credit hours
BMGT 1327 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 credit hours
BMGT 2309 LEADERSHIP 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Third Semester
BCIS 1305 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3 credit hours
IBUS 1305 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TRADE 3 credit hours
HRPO 2307 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 3 credit hours
BUSG 2305 BUSINESS LAW/CONTRACTS 3 credit hours
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Fourth Semester
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3 credit hours
SPCH 1321 BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION 3 credit hours
OR
SPCH 1315 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3 credit hours
OR
SPCH 1318 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3 credit hours
ECON 2301 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3 credit hours
MATH 1342 ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS 3 credit hours
OR
MATH 1314 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3 credit hours
OR
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I 3 credit hours
BUSG 2380 COOPERATIVE 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.