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.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Degree
- Academic Plan
- Organizational Management (AAS)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below is a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.
|Occupation / Title||Annual Median Wage|
|General and Operations Managers||$81,030|
|Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.|
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- 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 placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
|Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems||RC||3|
|First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL||Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097. or Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097.||FYC||3|
|GBS151||Introduction to Business||RC||3|
|Mathematics||Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area||Mathematics||3–5|
|Restricted Elective||Recommended Elective: GBS132 Personal and Family Financial Security||RE||3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||Prerequisites: (A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or a grade of C or better in RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113 or permission of Instructor).||CRE101 or equivalent by assessment||Critical Rdg||3|
|First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL||Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101. or Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG107.||FYC||3|
|GBS233||Business Communication||Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 with grade of "C" or better, or permission of Department or Division.||RC||3|
|Humanities, Arts and Design||Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design||HU||3|
|Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry||Recommended Course: MGT251 Human Relations in Business||RC||3|
|Oral Communication||Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communication area||Recommended Communications: COM225 Public Speaking||Oral Comm||3|
|MGT229||Management and Leadership I||Recommended Course: MGT229||RC||3|
|Restricted Electives||Recommended Electives ACC111 Accounting Principles I, CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet and MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business||RE||9|
|Natural Sciences||Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area||NS||4|
|Restricted Electives||Recommended Electives: MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management, GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business and MKT271 Principles of Marketing||RE||9|
|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||SB||3|
|Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management||Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations||RC||3|
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.
|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|
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Program Area Key
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HU = 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
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
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=125802).
* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.