Mar 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Business Management, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science | BMGT.AAS | Career Program
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Program Description

The Business Management A.A.S. degree curriculum provides the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in business and management. As part of the program, students can choose from a wide range of business courses and a variety of certificates that interests them. Students who complete the Business Management A.A.S. degree are prepared for careers in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and the public sector.

Graduates of the Business Management A.A.S. will be able to:

  • Identify essential business and economic concepts
  • Explain the functions of management
  • Differentiate the major functions of Human Resource Management
  • Compare alternative competitive strategies used in domestic and international business
  • Analyze financial accounting information
  • Identify basic legal concepts and their impacts on business operations

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Program Electives - choose 11 credits from the following program concentrations:

Sequence of Study - Business Management A.A.S.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester

Total: 15 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

3rd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

4th Semester

Total: 15 Credits

Program Total: 60 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

Double asterisk (**) denotes a course that is an institutional requirement.

Triple asterisk (***) denotes a course that satisfies the culminating experience requirement for A.A.S. programs.


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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