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Business Management-Overview of Options, Associate of Applied Science

The Business Management program prepares students for entry-level management positions in business, industry, government and social service agencies. Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation or may pursue advanced coursework. This program provides students a broad business education, culminating in an integrative business simulation course. Students gain practical experience through co-ops or internships. This program has a core business curriculum and options in:

Graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing concepts
  • identify and evaluate ethical business issues 
  • analyze individual and group behavior using business theories
  • demonstrate effective business communication through individual or collaborative presentations, papers, or reports
  • apply business concepts in practical situations

This degree is offered through the Business and Public Service Department.

Students planning on transferring to a four-year institution should enroll in the Business Administration, Associate of Science program.

Curriculum-A.A.S. Degree

General Education Core

General Education Credits 18

Business Core Credits 29

Options (Select One)

 Financial Services Option

General  Business Option

International Business Option

Select 3 of the following  courses:

Marketing Option

  • COMM 101 Speech  3 Credits
  • Marketing Elective 3 Credits 7
  • Marketing Elective 3 Credits 7
  • Business Elective 3 Credits 8
  • Free Elective 1 Credit 5

Supply Chain Management Option

Option Credits 13

Total Credits 60

1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the list.General Education  list.
2 Mathematics by official placement.   MATH 100 Finite Mathematics  or MATH 110 Statistics I  may be substituted through placement testing.

3 BUSI 240 Principles of Finance  is required for students taking the Financial Services Option.

4 BUSI 193 International Finance  is required for students taking the International Business Option.

5 Select any college-level course.

6 Select any course from ACCT, BUSI, ECON or MRKT.

7 Select any course from MRKT.

8 Any course from  ACCT, BUSI, ECON, or MRKT, or  COMM 120 Introduction to Mass Communication , or  COMM 210 Introduction to Public Relations  or COMM 130 Events Planning/Meeting Management .