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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science | BMGT.AAS | Career Program | CIP Code: 52.0201
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Program Description

This program is also available completely online. 

The Business Management A.A.S. degree curriculum provides the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in business and management. Students learn essential business, economic, and business-related legal concepts. Additionally, students apply management and human resource functions to a variety of business organizations, and learn to analyze financial accounting information and competitive business strategies. 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.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Apply the functions of management to a variety of business organizations.
  • Utilize essential business and economic concepts.
  • Analyze financial accounting information.
  • Examine basic legal concepts and their impacts on business operations.
  • Differentiate the major functions of human resource management.
  • Compare and contrast alternative competitive strategies used in both small and large business organizations.

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.

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.

Required Courses (in expected order)

Program Total: 60 Credits


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 artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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