Business Management

Associate Degree
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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management prepares students for entry-level careers in business-related occupations and to start their own business.  The training provides broad and foundational business skills in managing business operations, including marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, project management, team leadership, business technologies, and business communications. The program emphasizes the five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. General Education supporting outcomes include written, oral and interpersonal communications, mathematics, economics, and psychology. 
 
 
 

Program Outcomes

  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals.
  • Control business processes.

Graduates Have Found Employment As

  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Buying and Planning Specialists
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Department or District Manager
  • Distribution Center Manager
  • Entrepreneur/Owner
  • General Management Occupations
  • Human Resources
  • Shift Managers
  • Store and Operations Specialties Managers
  • Team Leaders

View the entire course listing.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
102-148 Introduction to Business and Management 3
104-102 Marketing Principles 3
103-128 Introduction to Microsoft Office Suites 2
801-195 Written Communication 3
801-196
Oral/Interpersonal Communication
or Speech
3
 Credits14
Semester 2
102-109 Business Careers Planning and Business Communication 3
102-115 Management Principles 3
116-193 Human Resource Management 3
804-123
Math with Business Applications
or Intermediate Algebra with Applications
3
809-143 Microeconomics 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
101-117 Accounting Fundamentals 3
102-120 Small Business Management 3
102-122 Business Sustainability Planning 3
102-160 Business Law 3
104-104 Selling Principles 3
102-155 Introduction to Project Management 3
 Credits18
Semester 4
102-121 Customer Service Management 3
102-127
Business Management Internship
or Business Plan and Entrepreneurship
3
102-130 Business Finance and Budget Management 3
102-150 Global Business Fundamentals 3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits62

General Education Courses Within Program

801-195Written Communication3
801-196Oral/Interpersonal Communication3
or 801-198 Speech
804-123Math with Business Applications3
or 804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications
809-143Microeconomics3
809-198Introduction to Psychology3

Associate Degrees and Technical Diplomas are part of a larger model of BTC’s Career Pathways which link related academic programs in sequence.  Each program within a career pathway offers direct job preparation and a path to the next level of academic programming.  To view the connected program model, visit the Business Management Career Path (PDF).