Business Management (AAS)
Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
No. of credits required: 60
For more information: Contact Associate Professor Miriam Wiglesworth, 443-412-2426, firstname.lastname@example.org; Assistant Professor Maurice Brown, 443-412-2466, 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, and Human Resources Management.
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.
- Communicate professionally and effectively using the language of business.
- 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.
Recommended Course Sequence
|BA 101||Introduction to Business (GI)||3|
|BA 109||Principles of Management 1||3|
|BA 210||Business Computer Applications||3|
|BA 245||Contemporary Issues in Business 1||3|
|BA 205||Business Law||3|
|or BA 246||Legal Environment of Business|
|OS 116||Communication Technologies||4|
|ENG 101||English Composition (GE)||3|
|ENG 216||Business Communications 1||3|
|CMST 105||Interpersonal Communication (GI) (D)||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|
|Specialization Courses 2||15|
This course requires a prerequisite.
Students should choose a total of 15 credits of course work from the listed specializations. Courses may be chosen from a single area of specialization or vary among those listed.
|BA 103||Public Relations||3|
|BA 104||Advertising and Sales Promotion||3|
|BA 105||Professional Selling||3|
|BA 107||Principles of Supervision||3|
|BA 203||Principles of Marketing||3|
Human Resources Specialization
|BA 108||Human Resource Management||3|
|BA 115||Employee Relations||3|
|BA 116||Employee Training and Development||3|
|BA 117||Strategic Human Capital Management||3|
|BA 110||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|BA 112||Business Innovation Economics||3|
|BA 206||Entrepreneurship and Small Business||3|
|ACCT 101||Accounting Principles I||3|
|ACCT 108||Computerized Accounting 1||3|
|or OS 136||Introduction to Bookkeeping: Quickbooks|
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)