Business Management A.A.S. (BMG)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The Business Management Associate Degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This program is designed to provide the student with a knowledge of general business procedures
and other areas which will contribute to preparation to enter business as an owner, assistant manager, or
supervisor trainee.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • describe the business enterprise concept, including ethical considerations.
  • produce conventional written business communications.
  • recognize supervisory skills and standard management procedures.
  • apply fundamental accounting principles and procedures.
  • apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.
  • demonstrate and integrate computer literacy.
  • apply critical thinking, team building, and problem-solving skills.
  • recognize the impact of business decisions in both domestic and global environments.
  • apply management, accounting, and computer skills either in an internship or a simulated business environment.
First Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 120 Introduction to Business Organization 3
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3
ENG 105 Research and Composition 3
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
AOT 112
or AOT 115*
Keyboarding I
Typing I
Elective+ Mathematics 3
Semester Total 16-18
Second Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ACC 161 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 221 Principles of Marketing 3
ENG 107** Writing in the Workplace 3
IDS 105 Thinking, Problem Solving, and Team Building 3
Elective♦ Free Elective 1-3
Semester Total 13-15
Third Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 209 Business Communications 3
BUS 211 Principles of Management 3
BUS 241 Business Law 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Elective♦ Free Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 252 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 284
or BUS 285
Business Internship
Global Business Practice Firm
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CIS 110 Business Information Systems 3.5
Elective Science 3-5
Semester Total 16.5-20.5
Credit Total 60.5-68.5

*Placement testing is available for AOT 112, 113, 114, 115,116, 117, and 118 (Keyboarding/Typing sequence).

**Or ENG 106 for those who wish to transfer.

+Recommended math electives:
MAT 118, 150, 155, and 160.

♦Recommended electives: Any AOT; any BUS; ACC 203, 205; CIS 111; ENG 111; PSY 142.

Credit will not be given toward graduation requirements for both MAT 150 and BUS 150.