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
MGT227 Operations Management
ACC133 Managerial Accounting
MGT224 Human Resource Management
MGT223 Business Decision Making
ACC130 Business Law & Ethics
Arts and Humanities 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.