2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, AAS

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Purpose: The major in Business Management is designed for individuals who are seeking full-time employment in business management or management-related fields upon completion of the program. Persons who are seeking their first employment in these fields and those who are presently employed and seeking promotion may benefit from the program. This program is not designed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution.

Occupational Objectives: Management Trainee, Branch Manager, Supervisor, Administrative Assistant, Department Head, Office Manager, Account Manager, Manager of a Small Business

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Program Requirements: The curriculum includes general education courses and business-related courses. Instruction includes both theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in the business and management field. The student is urged to consult with a counselor and his/her faculty advisor in planning a program. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the graduate will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Business Management Curriculum Degree Requirements:

Student Development

Mathematics/Natural Sciences

  • Any one course from MTH, BIO, CHM, ENV, NAS, GOL, or PHY

Health/Physical Education

  • Two credit hours from HLT or PED 1


  • Any one course (3cr) from ART, ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL or Foreign Language

Social Sciences

Business Related Electives

General Elective

  • Any course 100 level or higher

Total Minimum Credits 67/68

1 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.
2 ECO 120  and ECO 201 -ECO 202  contain similar course content. Students who take ECO 120  cannot receive credit for either ECO 201  or ECO 202 .
Students who take either ECO 201  or ECO 202  cannot receive credit for ECO 120 .
3 Students who pass the Computer Competency Test must select another course from either ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, or MKT.
Students graduating from this program may be called upon to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

Suggested Scheduling

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