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Business Management

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
BUS121  Business Administration
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
BUS124  Business Analysis with Algebra
ENG124  College Composition
MTH106  Math for Technology
MGT121  Principles of Management
MKT121  Principles of Marketing
ACC127  Quantitative Business Statistics
COM121  Effective Speaking or ENG230 Business Communication
ACC132  Financial Accounting
MGT221  Supervision
BUS221  Microeconomics
MGT227  Operations Management
ACC133  Managerial Accounting
Technical Elective
MGT224  Human Resource Management
BUS222  Macroeconomics
MGT223  Business Decision Making
ACC130  Business Law & Ethics
Arts and Humanities Elective
Technical Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 71-72

The importance of effective management cannot be overstated. In any successful business or government, the skills of good managers are essential to that success. The ability to survive, grow and profit starts with the manager’s ability to envision how a business can satisfy marketplace needs. In today’s business world, companies are looking for managers who understand technology, can adapt quickly to change, work well in teams, skillfully motivate employees, and realize the importance of satisfying customers.

Individuals employed in a management discipline will find this program helpful for advancement in their field. For those preparing for entrance or reentrance into the business field, the program helps prepare for a management-level position. Students will acquire a broad understanding of all functional areas of a typical business operating in today’s dynamic environment. The emphasis is on the management topics of leadership, motivation, communication, and team building. Furthermore, students will be taught decision-making and methods for setting strategic and tactical goals, planning and organizing activities, leading employees, and controlling operations.

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to formulate goals and strategies to analyze the internal and external environment of business; describe and analyze patterns of organizational behavior within contemporary organizations and apply human relations skills to job situations; identify contemporary approaches to motivation and describe a variety of methods used to create and maintain a positive work environment; describe how personal and organizational values influence managers and their roles; and demonstrate and apply communications skills and quantitative methods.