Business Management Associate Degree – MD13

Program Description:

The Business Management program is designed to prepare students for entry into management and supervisory occupations in a variety of businesses and industries. Learning opportunities will introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement in management. Graduates of the program receive a Business Management degree with a specialization in General Management, Small Business Management, Service Sector Management, Operations Management, or Human Resource Management.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills70COMPASS – Writing62
Reading Comp.64Reading 79
Elem. Algebra57Algebra37

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 64

Business Management Associate Degree Curriculum Essential Courses

General Education Core Courses 15 credits

Contact program advisor for program-specific courses, and see course options for each Area.

Area I - Language Arts/Communications

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts

HUMN 1101Introduction to Humanities

3

Program-Specific Gen. Ed. Course Requirements

An additional 3 cr. must be taken from Area I, II, III or IV

ECON 1101Principles of Economics

3

Occupational Courses 37 credits

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

MGMT 1105Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 1115Leadership

3

MGMT 1120Introduction to Business

3

MGMT 1125Business Ethics

3

MGMT 2115Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 2125Performance Management

3

MGMT 2215Team Project

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

MGMT 1110Employment Law

3

MGMT 2135Management Communication Techniques

3

AND

Completion of one of five Specializations:

General Management Specialization-81G3 12 credits

MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2130Employee Training and Development

3

MGMT 2140Retail Management

3

MGMT 2150Small Business Management

3

Human Resources Management Specialization-82H3 12 credits

MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2130LEmployee Training and Development

3

Select one of two following classes for 3 cr.:
MGMT 2205LService Sector Management

3

MGMT 2210Project Management

3

Select one of two following classes for 3 cr.:
MGMT 2155Quality Management Principles

3

MGMT 2220Management Occupation-Based Instructions

3

Operations Management Specialization-83P3 12 credits

MGMT 2130LEmployee Training and Development

3

MGMT 2200Production/Operations Management

3

MGMT 2210Project Management

3

Select one of two following classes for 3 cr.:
MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2220Management Occupation-Based Instructions

3

Service Sector Management Specialization-84S3 12 credits

MGMT 2130LEmployee Training and Development

3

MGMT 2140Retail Management

3

MGMT 2205LService Sector Management

3

Select one of two following classes for 3 cr.:
MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2220Management Occupation-Based Instructions

3

Small Business Management Specialization-85S3 12 credits

MGMT 2140Retail Management

3

MGMT 2145Business Plan Development

3

MGMT 2150Small Business Management

3

Select one of two following classes for 3 cr.:
MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2220Management Occupation-Based Instructions

3