Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course Gateway course FYC 3
RE Restricted Elective Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
AAA/CPD115 or
AAA/CPD150 or
AAA/CPD150AC or
CPD104
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success or Educational and Career Planning or Career and Personal Development 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3
MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area Critical course MA 3–5
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or Techniques of Supervision SB 3
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment L 0–3
HU Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design HU 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
SB Any approved General Education course in Social-Behavioral Sciences area SB 3
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 2
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4

Restricted 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.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course 3
AAA/CPD115 or
AAA/CPD150 or
AAA/CPD150AC or
CPD104
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success or Educational and Career Planning or Career and Personal Development 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or Techniques of Supervision SB 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area Critical course MA 3–5
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course Gateway course FYC 3
RE Restricted Elective Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment L 0–3
SB Any approved General Education course in Social-Behavioral Sciences area SB 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 9

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 9
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4

Term 10

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 10
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
HU Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design HU 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 2

Restricted 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.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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 RE 20

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.