Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Planner for Online Courses Business Management (A.A.S.)


This planner contains a recommended sequence of courses to complete the degree online in five terms. Recommended courses are high-enrolled courses that can be expected to have online sections in the term in which they appear. Other courses from the same category can be substituted when they meet the program requirements. Refer to the course catalog, your academic advisor or your academic chair for more information.

This sequence supports a pathway to the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Bachelor of Science in Management Studies. Refer to AACC’s Transfer Agreements page for more information.

Official Title of Major: Business Management, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Code: AAS.BMT.ADV-MKT, AAS.BMT.BUS-COM, AAS.BMT.FIN-ACCOUNT, AAS.BMT.HEA-PROF, AAS.BMT.HR, AAS.BMT.LEADER, AAS.BMT.OFF-MGT, AAS.BMT.SML-BUS.MGT, AAS.BMT.SOC-ENTP, AAS.BMT.SPLYCHN.MGT

Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Business Management Department

Purpose: Provides comprehensive skills necessary for a successful and satisfying business career. Exposes students to all aspects of today’s rapidly changing and technologically challenging business environment. Prepares students for careers in the global economy. Students who wish to major in business at a four-year college should enroll in the Business Administration transfer program or should carefully review and follow the special articulation agreement for ‘Business Management’ programs (see Transfer Services).

Additional Degree Requirements

A program chosen from a core of courses considered essential for any business student and from a broad range of electives. Students are expected to select a four-course area of concentration that will permit them to enter a variety of business occupations. The groups of courses listed are examples of appropriate and logical selections in an area of concentration. Required courses cannot be used as area of concentration electives.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Shad Ewart

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1 / ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1   3 credit hours    
BPA 111 - Introduction to Business   3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
MAT 135 - Statistics  
This is a recommended course to best meet transfer requirements to UMGC. Students may substitute any course from the same general education or elective category.
3 credit hours     
ECO 211 - Principles of Economics 1  
This is a recommended course to best meet transfer requirements to UMGC. Students may substitute any course from the same general education or elective category.
3 credit hours     

Term 2 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2   3 credit hours     
BPA 162 - Business Communications   3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
BPA 138 - Business and Professional Ethics  
Course must be completed with a grade of C or better for transfer to UMGC.
3 credit hours     
General Education Biological and Physical Science
BIO 103 - General Botany  OR BIO 135 - Principles of Nutrition  OR PHS 109 - General Oceanography  OR PHS 119 - Fundamentals of Weather  
These are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours    

Term 3 (Summer)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
BPA 201 - Financial Accounting   3 credit hours     
General Education Technology
CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology  
This is a recommended course for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
BPA 142 - Principles of Management  
Course must be completed with a grade of C or better for transfer to UMGC.
3 credit hours     
General Education Wellness
HEA 111 - Personal and Community Health  
This is a recommended course for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours     

Term 4 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session       
LGS 253 - Business Law 1  OR LGS 250 - Legal Issues for Business   3 credit hours    
Area of Concentration (AOC) Elective
Refer to the catalog for Area of Concentration Electives.
3 credit hours    
Second 8-Week Session      
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication   3 credit hours     
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology  OR SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  
The diversity requirement may be met here, or with an additional course.
3 credit hours    

Term 5 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
Area of Concentration (AOC) Elective
Refer to the catalog for Area of Concentration Electives.
3 credit hours    
Area of Concentration (AOC) Elective
Refer to the catalog for Area of Concentration Electives.
3 credit hours    
Second 8-Week Session      
BPA Elective
BPA 119 - Global Business  
3 credit hours      
Area of Concentration (AOC) Elective
Refer to the catalog for Area of Concentration Electives.
3 credit hours