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Business Management, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum BUS.MGT.AAS (C206B)

The Business Management curriculum provides students with employment or advancement in business, industry, government or service organizations. The curriculum is intended to serve the needs of students who want to enter management positions and to enable those already in management to upgrade their skills and potential for growth. Skills are developed in communication, management of personnel, accounting, customer service and technology.

In addition, a certificate program in Business Management is available for those students who prefer a selection of business courses but do not wish to enter a degree program at this time.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • describe the economic system of the United States, including the significance of key economic indicators (especially GDP), productivity, and the business cycle;
  • analyze the role of the Federal Reserve System in the United States;
  • describe how managers use organizational resources efficiently and effectively;
  • describe the importance of practicing superior customer service in a business environment;
  • differentiate between organizational structures operating in today’s business world;
  • discuss the impact of effective communication in organizations; and
  • differentiate between entrepreneurship, partnership, and a corporation.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

ACC 100Basic Accounting I

3 credits

OR

ACC 101Financial Accounting

4 credits

 

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

OR

CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

 

BUS 141Introduction to Business

3 credits

BUS 146Business Computations

3 credits

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Semester Two

ACC 103 #Basic Accounting II

3 credits

OR

ACC 105 #Managerial Accounting

3 credits

 

BUS 149Elementary Statistics

3 credits

BUS 150Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS 161Business Law I

3 credits

BUS 171Introduction to Customer Service

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

ACC 100◊ or ACC 101◊; ACC 103◊ or ACC 105◊; and BUS 146◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement. For students intending to go directly into the workforce take BUS 146◊.

Semester Three

BUS 188Business Writing

3 credits

BUS 200Introduction to Human Resource Management

3 credits

BUS 212 #Principles of Finance

3 credits

ECO 102Macroeconomics

3 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-16

ECO 102◊: Meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement.

Semester Four

BUS 127Principles of Marketing

3 credits

BUS 262 #Business Law II

3 credits

BUS 285 #Project Management

3 credits

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

Program electives

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 60-62

See BUS course descriptions.

Program electives (3): Any ACC, BUS, or CIS course

Note: ACC 100◊ or ACC 101◊ is a prerequisite for ACC 105◊. ACC 100◊ and ACC 103◊ are not transferable to all universities.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579 or williamgriffin@triton.edu