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    Sep 25, 2023  
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management | A.A.B. | Part-Time

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Career Outlook  

Transfer Agreements 

The Business Management program provides students with the skills to manage a small business or to hold a management position in a growing and increasingly complex business environment. This program utilizes case studies, group projects and possible real-world scenarios to enable students to develop and apply analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and interpersonal skills to management situations prior to entering the workforce.  NOTE  At the core of this degree are at least 36 credit hours that will transfer to a bachelor’s degree in business. It is recommended that students who intend to transfer work closely with an advisor. Some schools accept additional courses for transfer or prefer the Associate of Science degree.

Some possible careers include ►
buyer, department manager, food service manager, market manager, office manager, purchasing agent, restaurant manager, retail store manager, sales manager, bookkeeper, production and scheduler

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
use good interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
analyze business case studies and outline appropriate recommendations;
distinguish the value of good ethical standards and their application to business;
demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of marketing, business and accounting information;
apply and interpret international, federal, state and local laws on business operations;
identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
understand, communicate and apply concepts in accounting, economics, finance, human resources and marketing.

Semester 1

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications    3    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 2

  BUS 110S Introduction to Business   3 C    
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 6      

Semester 3 [Summer]

  COM 121S Introduction to Communication    3      
  Credit Hours 3    

Semester 4

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting    4    
  CIS 202S Spreadsheets   3    
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 5

  BUS 223S Business Communication    3     ►Apply for scholarships and financial aid for next academic year.
  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 6 [Summer]

  Humanities Elective 1 3      
  Credit Hours 3      
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.        

Semester 7

  ACC 122S Introduction to Managerial Accounting    4      
  MKT 216S Principles of Marketing    3    
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 8

  FIN 229S Business Finance    3     ►If planning internship, visit Career Services to draft resume.
  BUS 235S Business Law       4    
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 9 [Summer]

  MKT 218S Customer Service    1    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 4    
  1To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.

Semester 10

  BUS 210S International Business    3     ►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, CIS, HRM, IMT, SCM, MKT, MGT, NET, or RLE course.

Semester 11

  BUS 221S Principles of Organizational Behavior    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
  BUS 250S Business Capstone  OR 3    
  BUS 291L Internship Experience  AND         
  BUS 291R Internship Seminar         
  Credit Hours 6    

Total Credit Hours | 61