Business Related Programs

Management - AAS

Effective term: 
2017 Fall
Final term: 
2020 Summer
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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Management program is designed to provide skills for management careers. Students completing this program are better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in management occupations such as manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, and service industries. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

Admission criteria


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ACC111Accounting Principles I 3
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
GBS151Introduction to Business 3
GBS205Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
GBS233Business Communication 3
MGT229Management and Leadership I 3
MGT230Management and Leadership II 3
MGT251Human Relations in Business 3
Restricted Electives
Students should select from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor.
ACC112Accounting Principles II 3
GBS120Workplace Communication Skills 3
GBS131Business Calculations 3
IBS101Introduction to International Business 3
MGT175Business Organization and Management 3
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
MGT270++Management Internship (any suffixed course) 1-3
MGT276Personnel/Human Resources Management 3
MGT286Human Resource Employment Management 3
MKT271Principles of Marketing 3
General Education
General Education RequirementCredits 22-25
General Education CoreCredits 12-15
First-Year CompositionCredits 6
Any approved general education courses from the First-Year Composition area.
Oral CommunicationCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.
Critical ReadingCredits 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0) 0-3
MathematicsCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.
General Education DistributionCredits 10
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits 3
SBU200Society and Business 3
Natural SciencesCredits 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
  1. Use basic accounting principles to develop and maintain business financial records. (ACC111)
  2. Solve basic mathematical problems including discounts, markups, interest, credit, payroll, simple income tax, depreciation, financial statement, and insurance. (ACC111)
  3. Analyze and apply word processing program features to create, edit, manipulate, format, print, and store common business documents. (BPC110, CIS105)
  4. Construct, test, implement, and analyze spreadsheets that solve financial, mathematical, and statistical problems in business. (BPC110, CIS105)
  5. Analyze, design, and create a database to extract, sort, calculate, and report business data. (BPC110, CIS105)
  6. Design, create, and execute an artistic presentation to include graphics and animation. (BPC110, CIS105)
  7. Identify the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)
  8. Generalize and practice legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies. (GBS205)
  9. Analyze and interpret legal and ethical issues associated with employment and labor law principles. (GBS205)
  10. Use common business terms and vocabulary in oral and written communication, adhering to correct English, spelling, and punctuation rules. (GBS233)
  11. Apply the management principles of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling to solve commonly occurring managerial problems. (MGT229, MGT230)
  12. Describe current management issues, decision-making techniques, and leadership styles. (MGT229, MGT251)
  13. Describe basic principles and techniques used to effectively organize work, manage time, and set priorities. (MGT230)
  14. Describe the basic principles and techniques of management commonly used to employ, train, supervise, and evaluate employees. (MGT230, MGT251)
  15. Describe human relations challenges faced by the individual and the business organization. (MGT251)
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