Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required in the program. ++ indicates any suffixed courses.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Management program is designed to provide skills for management careers. Students completing this program are better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in management occupations such as manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, and service industries. The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Management is fully embedded in this AAS. The following Certificates of Completion (CCL) are also available based on chosen restricted electives: Human Resources Management, Project Management, Business Administration, Supervision and Management, and Organizational Leadership.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Use basic accounting principles to develop and maintain business financial records.
- Solve basic mathematical problems including discounts, markups, interest, credit, payroll, simple income tax, depreciation, financial statement, and insurance.
- Apply current technology to specific business tasks.
- Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk to business situations.
- Analyze legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies.
- Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills.
- Evaluate organizational structures and the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a business setting.
- Apply basic principles and techniques of management to recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate employees.
- Critically evaluate the alternatives faced in business decision making to select the most effective and efficient solution.
Required Courses Credits: 21
|Students should select eighteen (18) credits from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor. Courses cannot be shared with Required Courses.|
|ACC110||Understanding and Using Accounting Systems (3) OR|
|ACC112||Accounting Principles II (3)||3|
|CIS224||Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows||3|
|IBS101||Introduction to International Business||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|MGT+++ Any MGT Management course(s) (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area)||3|
|TQM240||Project Management in Quality Organizations||3|
Free Restricted Electives
|General Education Requirements||Credits: 22-27|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First -Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3)||6|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|COM100||Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR|
|COM110||Interpersonal Communication (3) OR|
|COM225||Public Speaking (3) OR|
|COM230||Small Group Communication (3)||3|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 0-3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0)||0-3|
|Any approved general education course from the Mathematics [MA] area.||3-5|
|Humanities, Arts and Design||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design [HU] area.||3|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences (Quantitative) [SQ] area or the Natural Sciences (General) [SG] area.||4|
|Social-Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|SBU200||Society and Business||3|
Meet with an Advisor
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