The Associate of Applied Business degree in Business Management is designed to help you become an effective manager of projects as well as personnel. The business management curriculum will enable you to advance personally in a business environment while you contribute to your company's goals and objectives. Your courses will familiarize you with general management theory and practice, as well as critical knowledge in accounting, marketing, purchasing, economic and legal aspects of the modern business world. Prepare yourself for a business related career or advancement in industrial or consumer product or retail setting.

 

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Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate competency in communicating effectively both independently and in teams, using oral, written, or non-verbal techniques, to include the use of technology, in the gathering and presentation of information.
  2. Apply general math skills to analyze general business operations.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to identify and understand basic theories, principles & practices, and terminology related to each functional area of business.
  4. Apply knowledge in the decision-making process and problem-solving process.
  5. Interpret and explain the importance of diversity in the global workplace.
  6. Identify the foundations and importance of ethics and social responsibility, and how business integrates this into their ongoing operations.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BADM-1020 Introduction to Business 3
ACCT-1311 Financial Accounting 3
MATH-1240 Contemporary Mathematics (or higher) 1 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition I  
Honors College Composition I  
Select one of the following: 3
Computer Applications  
Honors Computer Applications  
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACCT-1341 Managerial Accounting 3
BADM-1210 Labor-Management Relations 3
BADM-1122 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior 3
ECON-2000 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Honors College Composition II  
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
BADM-2010 Business Communications 3
BADM-2161 Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Management 3
ECON-2010 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MARK-2010 Principles of Marketing 3
PHIL-2060 Business Ethics 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
BADM-2110 Production/Operation Management 3
BADM-2151 Business Law 3
BADM-2330 Human Resource Management 3
BADM-2501 Business Strategies 3
Select one of the following: 3
BADM-XXXX Business Elective (see recommended list below) 
MARK-XXXX Marketing Elective (see recommended list below) 
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours60

Recommended Electives

BADM-1050Professional Success Strategy3
BADM-1070Introduction to Project Management3
BADM-1301Small Business Management3
BADM-1460Workers' Compensation Law3
BADM-2120Logistics Management3
BADM-2180Purchasing Management3
BADM-2240Negotiations3
BADM-2340Human Resources Law and Application3
BADM-2601Global Commerce and Communication3
BADM-2830Cooperative Field Experience1-3
MARK-1080Social Media Marketing3
MARK-2261Salesmanship and Promotional Strategies3