Associate in Applied Science in Business

Management

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3852

Credits

65–71

Available Online

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Business - Small Business Track VII

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business prepares students for entry-level careers in a field of their choice: bookkeeping, business communication, management, marketing, management information systems, real estate, international business, Web technology, project management, game technology, multimedia technology, software quality assurance, or small business.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
13
RC BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
3
RC OAS108 Business English 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course from the Natural Sciences area 4

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15–20
RC GBS151 or
IBS101
Introduction to Business or
Introduction to International Business
3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course from the First-Year Composition area 3
Oral Comm Oral Communication Any approved General Education course from the Oral Communication area 3
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading 0–3
Mathematics MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra
3–5
HUM Humanities and Fine Arts Any approved General Education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC ACC109 Accounting Concepts 3
RC GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
RC GBS233 Business Communication 3
RC CSM101 or
TQM101
Quality Customer Service or
Quality Customer Service
3
RC MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
10
RC MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
RC TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations 3
RC ACC115 Computerized Accounting 2
RC CIS131AA Doing Business on the Internet 1
RC CIS133CA Internet/Web Development Level I-C 1

Term 5

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
12–13
RC MGT253 or
(EPS150 and
EPS195)
Owning and Operating a Small Business or
(Introduction to Entrepreneurship and
Business Start-Up and Planning)
3–4
RC SBS204 Small Business Marketing And Advertising 2
RC SBS213 Hiring and Managing Employees 1
RC SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
RC SBS230 Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2
SB SBU200 Society and Business 3

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Program Information

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  • Business
  • Management

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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