Program Type: Career Program

Program Total: 60 Credits

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.

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.
Required Courses

PAS-1000 First Year Experience Credits: 1 (Institutional Requirement)

BMT-1010 Introduction to Business Credits: 3 (Program Requirement; Critical Course)

EGL-1010 Composition I: Expository Writing Credits: 3 (English General Education Requirement)

ACC-1001 Principles of Accounting I Credits: 3 (Program Requirement; Critical Course)

INT-1010 Introduction to Information Technology Credits: 3 (Computer Literacy Institutional Requirement)

BMT-1600 Principles of Management Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

MAT-1250 Applied College Algebra Credits: 3 (Mathematics General Education Requirement; Critical Course)

BMT-1570 Small Business Management Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

EGL-1320 Composition II: Writing for Business Credits: 3 (English General Education Requirement)

BMT-1620 Financial Planning and Investments Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

PSC-1010 Introduction to Astronomy Credits: 3 (General Education Elective Science, No Lab) or

NTR-1010 Introductory Nutrition Credits: 3 (General Education Elective Science, No Lab) or

BIO-1110 Environmental Biology Credits: 3 (General Education Elective Science, No Lab)

BMT-2220 Business Law I Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

PHL-1090 Introduction to Logic Credits: 3 (Arts/Humanities General Education Elective) or

COM-1010 Foundations of Communication Credits: 3 (Arts/Humanities General Education Elective) or

PHL-1330 Ethics Credits: 3 (Arts/Humanities General Education Elective)

BMT-1550 Elements of Supervision Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMT-1650 Customer Service Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMK-2510 Introduction to Marketing Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMT-2580 Compensation and Benefits Management Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

ECN-2010 Statistics for Business and Economics Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

BMT-2400 Strategic Management Credits: 3 (Program Requirement; Critical Course)

BMT-2610 Human Resource Management Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

BMT-2630 International Management Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMT-2720 Managing Workplace Diversity Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

ECN-2020 Money, Banking, and Finance Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

BMT-2660 Conflict Management Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMT-2700 Stress Management in the Workplace Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

BMT-1300 Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Social Justice in Business Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

BMT-2590 Employee Training and Development Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

ECN-1030 Principles of Macroeconomics Credits: 3 (Social Science General Education Requirement)

BMT-2920 Business Management Internship II Credits: 2 (Program Elective) or

ACC-1070 QuickBooks I Credits: 1 (Program Elective) and

ACC-1090 QuickBooks II Credits: 1 (Program Elective)


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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