Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Planner for Business Management (A.A.S.) - Area of Concentration


BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AREAS OF CONCENTRATION: 
Advertising/Marketing(AAS.BMT.ADV-MKT), Business Communications (AAS.BMT.BUS-COM), Healthcare Professionals (AAS.BMT.HEA-PROF), Human Resources (AAS.BMT.HR), Leadership (AAS.BMT.LEADER), Office Management (AAS.BMT.OFF-MGT), Small Business Management (AAS.BMT.SML-BUS.MGT), Social Enterprise (AAS.BMT.SOC-ENTP), Supply Chain Management (AAS.BMT.SPLYCHN.MGT), Financial Accounting (AAS.BMT.FIN-ACCOUNT)

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

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): Teri Kotkiewicz

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

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
3 credit hours    
Mathematics GER  
3 credit hours    
Technology Requirement  
CTA 100  or CTP 103  are recommended. This requirement may also be satisfied by CLEP exam.
3 credit hours    
BPA 111 - Introduction to Business   3 credit hours     
Elective (selected Area of Concentration) 
Select an Area of Concentration from the box above.
3 credit hours    

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
3 credit hours     
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology  OR
SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology 
SOC 111 satisfies the diversity requirement. PSY 111 does not.
3 credit hours    
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
3 credit hours    
BPA 142 - Principles of Management   3 credit hours     
Elective (selected Area of Concentration) 
Select an Area of Concentration from the box above.
3 credit hours    

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
BPA 201 - Financial Accounting   3 credit hours     
ECO 121 - Introduction to Economics  OR
ECO 211 - Principles of Economics 1  *
3 credit hours    
BPA 162 - Business Communications   3 credit hours     
BPA 138 - Business and Professional Ethics   3 credit hours     
Elective (selected Area of Concentration) 
Select an Area of Concentration from the box above.
3 credit hours    

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
LGS 250 - Legal Issues for Business  OR
LGS 253 - Business Law 1  *
*Work with your advisor to select the appropriate course for transfer.
3 credit hours    
BPA elective
(consult with an advisor)
3 credit hours    
Biological & Physical Sciences GER   
3 credit hours    
Elective (selected Area of Concentration) 
Select an Area of Concentration from the box above.
3 credit hours    
Wellness Requirement  
3 credit hours    

 

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