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6/17/2021 3:07:54 PM

Business Management, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum BUS.MGT.AAS (C206B)

(Total Program Credits: 60-62)

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: 

Upon 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.

(Fall 2021)

Placement Measures MAT, RHT, and COL sequence placement will be determined by an Academic Advisor. Contact your Academic Advisor or Transfer Specialist (if transferring), before registering for courses. Developmental education courses do not transfer. They assist students in the path towards college credit.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
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 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Notes:   Grade of “C” or higher is an IAI requirement for RHT 101 and RHT 102.

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

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 Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 103Basic Accounting II #

3 credits

OR

ACC 105Managerial 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◊.

Note: ACC 100◊ and ACC 103◊ are not transferable to all universities.

Semester Three: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 188Business Writing

3 credits

BUS 200Introduction to Human Resource Management

3 credits

BUS 212Principles 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: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 127Principles of Marketing

3 credits

BUS 262Business Law II #

3 credits

BUS 285Project Management #

3 credits

SPE 101Principles of Effective Speaking #

3 credits

Program electives

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Note: Students must complete RHT 101, with SPE 101, or RHT 101 with RHT 102. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101, RHT 102 and SPE 101 to meet university requirements.

Program Electives (3):

Take any ACC, BUS or CIS course.
Course NumberTitleCredits

Graduation Requirements:

Course NumberTitleCredits

General education

AAS degree

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:15

Total semester hours for program required courses program specific electives and other electives toward the AAS Degree in Business Management

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:45

General education Associate in Applied Science requirements by discipline:

  • Communications: Two courses (six semester hours). Department choice of RHT 101◊ and RHT 102◊ or RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊. If transferring, it is suggested to take all three courses.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences or Humanities or Fine Arts: Two courses (six semester hours are required for graduation; department choice whether courses are taken from each discipline or two courses from same discipline, to include one approved Human Diversity course.
  • Mathematics or Physical or Life Science: One course (three semester hours); review specific program requirements for your selected curriculum.
Course NumberTitleCredits

See BUS course descriptions.

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