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2015-16 College Catalog

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Business Management - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 37

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

Students enrolling in the business management program will have the opportunity to gain a variety of business and management skills designed to prepare them for immediate employment in management. Whether they are aspiring, new, or experienced managers, students will be prepared to successfully manage businesses. The major emphasis of the business management program is the development and improvement of broadly applicable business and management skills.

General Education Core

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
SPCH-101Introduction to Human Communication

3

-OR

SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

-OR

SPCH-110Interpersonal Communication

3

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
FNPL-101Personal Financial Planning Principles

3

FYEX-100First Year Experience

2

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3

ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II

3

BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

BMGT-130Principles of Marketing

3

BMGT-145Principles of Management

3

BMGT-203Business Ethics

3

BMGT-205Principles of International Business

3

BMGT-241Project Management

3

CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3

Electives – Select 12 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT-120Small Business Management

3

BMGT-134Coaching As a Tool for an Effective Leader

3

BMGT-141Supervisory Development

3

BMGT-150International Business Issues Seminar

1

BMGT-175Business Communications

3

BMGT-201Business Work Experience I

3-4

BMGT-204Taking Your Business Mobile

3

BMGT-240Human Resource Management

3

CMSY-129The Internet and the Digital World

3

CMSY-211Web Tools for Successful Business

3

ECON-102Principles of Economics (Micro)

3

ENTR-101Entrepreneurship and Creativity

3

ENTR-225Social Entrepreneurship

3

FNPL-201Investment Analysis and Portfolio Selection

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Construct and and analyze business plans that incorporate varying economic systems, types of ownership, and types of business contacts, domestic or international.

2. Apply appropriate management functions to a business setting, including problem-solving/decision-making, use of personnel policies, conflict resolution skills, and global orientation.

3. Demonstrate satisfactory levels of accounting skills, analyses of financial data, cash-flow management, and use of short- and long-term financing sources.

4. Analyze and construct a marketing strategy which accounts for consumer and organizational markets and marketing mix; also demonstrate appropriate computer and internet skills for handling data, communication, and conducting business commerce.

5. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it pertains to a business setting.