Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management

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Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

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, organizing, leading and controlling business situations. This program also emphasizes procedures for effective resource allocation. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Organizational Leadership is fully embedded in this AAS.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Organizational Management (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3727
Total Credits Required
60–68
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Organizational Management program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

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 may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

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 RC 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. RE 3
AAA115 or
CPD150
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry RC 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 RC 3
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations RC 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 RE 3
RE Restricted Electives RE 3
SB 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
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L or SB 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 NS 4

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.

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

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 RC 3
AAA115 or
CPD150
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 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 RC 3
MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or Techniques of Supervision RC 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 RC 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 RE 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. RE 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 RE 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 Recommended Social and Behavioral Sciences: SBU200 Society and Business, or ECN211 Macroeconomics, or ECN212 Microeconomics 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 or SB 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 NS 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

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.

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

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Disclaimer

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=138031).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019