Administrative Professions, Area of Concentration in Business Management (AAS)
Award: Associate of Applied Sciences Degree
No. of credits required: 60
For more information: Contact Assistant Professor Sherry Massoni, 443-412-2645, email@example.com; or Admissions, 443-412-2109.
The Business Management program is designed to enable students to obtain knowledge, skills, and competencies in the challenging business fields of Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources Management, Administrative Professions, and Agribusiness.
Students have the option to complete certificates in each of these business management career fields initially. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students are able to incorporate the 24 credit hours earned into an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management to satisfy their individual career goals.
Upon successful completion of this program of study students will be able to:
- Use the language of business and demonstrate effective and professional communication skills.
- Analyze ethical and social responsibilities in business decision making.
- Examine different types of business systems, organizations, management practices and theories related to the global economy.
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills in business decision making.
- Use information technology applications to develop business solutions.
- Demonstrate acquired proficiencies in a business or organizational setting.
The Business Management Administrative Professions program prepares students for a business career by providing comprehensive skills for today's rapidly changing business environment. Employment projections provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and regional workforce development data indicate that opportunities in administrative support professions will continue to increase.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of administrative professionals is expected to decline 5% through 2026, although there are still projected to be nearly 4,000,000 jobs in this field.
|BA 101||Introduction to Business (GI) 1||3|
|OS 100||Keyboarding Basics 1||1|
|OS 113||Intermediate Keyboarding and Document Processing 1||3|
|OS 214||Advanced Keyboarding & Document Processing 1||3|
|OS 129||Introduction to Office Procedures and Management 1||4|
|OS 136||Introduction to Bookkeeping: Quickbooks 1||3|
|OS 116||Communication Technologies 1||4|
|BA 245||Contemporary Issues in Business 1||3|
|OS 245||End User Technology Solutions||3|
|BA 210||Business Computer Applications||3|
|CMST 105||Interpersonal Communication (GI) (D)||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition (GE)||3|
|ENG 216||Business Communications||3|
|PHIL 221||Business Ethics (GH)||3|
|Behavioral/Social Science Elective (GB)||3|
|Biological/Physical Lab Science Elective (GL)||4|
|Arts/Humanities Elective (GH)||3|
|Mathematics Elective (GM)||3|
|Physical Education Elective||1|
|Physical Education Elective||1|
Upon successful completion of these 24 credit hours, the student will be able to obtain a Business Management Administrative Professions Certificate.
General Education Degree Requirements
Note: The following codes identify courses which satisfy the General Education Degree Requirements:
Behavioral/Social Science (GB)
English Composition (GE)
Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (GI)
Biological/Physical Laboratory Science (GL)
Biological/Physical Science (GS)