Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management

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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.

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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
64–66
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.

General and Operations Managers

$86,658

* 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 should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15-17
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business RC 3
Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area MA 3–5
Restricted Elective Recommended Elective: GBS132 Personal and Family Financial Security RE 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
18
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment CR 3
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
GBS233 Business Communication RC 3
Humanities, Arts and Design Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design HU 3
MGT251 or
GBS110
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 COM 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
16
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

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
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
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations RC 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.

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=125802).

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