The curriculum in the Business Management Associate Degree program is designed to provide the student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers in business, earning the Associate degree would demonstrate achievement and may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
- Communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately in writing and orally.
- Identify the fundamentals of legal systems, and social, ethical, and political forces affecting the development and operation of businesses.
- Describe the functions of business in society including the major concepts related to business ownership and the factors that influence them; competition and marketing; and the systems, technologies, and operational controls through which business organizations operate.
- Apply the basics of financial accounting.
- Assess human communication styles; plan and apply motivational strategies; solve human relations issues.
Total Units for the Major:
- ACCT 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4 Units
- BUS 1 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Units
- BUS 102 ORAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3 Units (meets AA Oral Communication requirement)
- BUS 104 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Units *
- BUS 120 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 Units
- BUS 125 HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 3 Units
- CIM 1 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 Units
- CIM 10 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 Units
- CIM 112 MICROSOFT OFFICE 3 Units
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
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