Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management

Business

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Organizational Management

Academic Plan Code

3727

Credits

61–66

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Organizational Management program is designed with a customized curriculum specific to the student's individual needs in addition to the knowledge and skills needed in today's changing workplace. The program provides leadership and communication skills and techniques for planning, directing, and evaluating business situations, with an emphasis on effective allocation of time, money, materials, space, and personnel. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Organizational Leadership is also available.

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, Arts and Design
  • 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 Requisites Notes Credits
15-17
RC BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
3
FYC ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
RC GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
Mathematics Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area 3–5
RE Restricted Elective Recommended Elective: GBS132 Personal and Family Financial Security 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
18
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment 3
FYC ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
RC GBS233 Business Communication 3
HU Humanities, Arts and Design Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design 3
RC MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or
Human Relations in Business and Industry
Recommended Course: MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
Oral Comm Oral Communication Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communication area Recommended Communications: COM225 Public Speaking 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
16
RC MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or
Techniques of Supervision
Recommended Course: MGT229 3
RE Restricted Electives Recommended Electives ACC111 Accounting Principles I, CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet and MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 9
NS Natural Sciences Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area 4

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
15
RE Restricted Electives Recommended Electives: MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management, GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business and MKT271 Principles of Marketing 9
SB Social-Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in Social-Behavioral Sciences area Recommended Social and Behavioral Sciences: SBU200 Society and Business, or ECN211 Macroeconomics, or ECN212 Microeconomics 3
RC TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or
Business Organization and Management
Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations 3

Program Electives

Students must choose 20 industry/job related course credits from any MCCCD occupational program and/or Academic Certificate. Industry/job related course credits must include a minimum of 9 credits with a common subject or theme. Program of study must be approved by the business department chair or designee.

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RE Restricted Elective Students must choose 20 industry/job related course credits from any MCCCD occupational program and/or Academic Certificate. Industry/job related course credits must include a minimum of 9 credits with a common subject or theme. Program of study must be 20

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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.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=104032).