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2013-2014 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business and Management, A.A.S.


This curriculum is designed for students who wish to complete two years of college preparation applicable to immediate employment in business and management areas. The degree is subdivided into several concentrations.

Accounting Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


The accounting concentration is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and training necessary to obtain employment in public and private accounting and federal, state and local governments. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of the microcomputer to solve accounting and business problems electronically.

Students pursuing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential and those planning to transfer to senior institutions should consider the university parallel associate of science degree, Business Administration emphasis.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

     
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
  3  
    3
  2  
    2
    2
    1
  3  
  3  
    3
     

or

3  
     
  2  
1Business Elective   3
Total 16 14
     
Sophomore    
  3  
    3
  3  
    3
2     
or 3  
2     
  3  
2  3  
    3
2General Education Elective    3
2Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
Total 15 15

1In consultation with academic advisors, students may select appropriate electives that meet career/college degree requirements.

2In consultation with academic advisors, students may select appropriate General Education, Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Science and Natural Science/Math electives .


Business Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


This concentration allows students to specialize in several areas of business. Advisors can assist students in making career choices.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

     
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
  3  
    3
    3
  3  
     
or 3  
1     
    3
  3  
    3
2Career Electives 3 3
Total 15 15
     
Sophomore    
    3
  3  
     
or 3  
3     
3  3  
    3
2Career Electives 3 6/5
3General Education Elective    3/4
3Humanities/Fine Arts Elective  3  
Total 15 15

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may opt for INFS 1010. OSA 1610 is a recommended co- or pre-requisite for INFS 1010/1121.

2In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements.

3In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Social/Behavioral Science, Natural Science/Mathematics, Humanities/ Fine Arts and General Education electives .


Computers and Information Systems Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


This concentration provides a student with basic business knowledge and technical skills required to install, administer and maintain computer networks and systems in a business environment.

This concentration is designed for those students interested in employment in the computer service industry.  The purpose of this program is to provide a student with the background knowledge of hardware and software and the technical skills required to install and maintain computer systems.  This program also helps a student prepare for Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and the following CompTIA certifications: Security+, A+ and Network+.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

     
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
    3
    3
    3
  1  
    3
  3  
  3  
  3  
  3  
  2  
    3
Total 15 15
     
Sophomore    
  3  
    3
     
or 3  
     
    2
  3  
  3  
    1
    3
1     
or 3  
1     
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
1Mathematics Elective    3
Total 15 15

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Humanities/Fine Arts and Mathematics electives .


Health Care Management Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


This concentration is designed for the individual who plans to become an employee in a nursing home, hospital, clinic or a home health care agency.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

     
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
  3  
    3
     
or 3  
     
      
or   3
      
   3  
   3  
   2  
    3
   3  
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective     3
1Mathematics/Natural Science Elective     3/4
Total 17 15/16
     
Sophomore    
     3
2     3
   1  
    3  
     3
   3  
   3  
   3  
3Career/Business Electives 3 3/4
Total 15 12/13

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Humanities/Fine Arts and Mathematics/Natural Science elective. 

2Cooperative Education placements in the healthcare field must be pre-arranged with the Cooperative Education Office before students can enroll in the course. The academic advisor will help determine when the student is prepared for their internship.

3In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements.


Management Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


This concentration is designed for potential and practicing managers. The program is applicable for management in service and manufacturing settings.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

     
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
  3  
    3
    3
  3  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
    3
  3  
    3
  2  
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
Total 17 15
     
Sophomore    
    3
  1  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
  2  
    3
    3
    3
2Business Elective   4
2Business/Management Career Elective 3  
Total 12 16

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Humanities/Fine Arts elective .

2In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements.


Small Business Management Concentration: Business and Management, A.A.S.


This concentration is for individuals who want to start a business or who have a small business and need more knowledge on how to increase markets, profits and productivity by using management tools and techniques.

This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree. 

Summary of Required Hours

   
Course Title Credit Hours
Freshman Fall Spring
  3  
    3
    3
    3
  3  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
  3  
    3
  2  
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
Total 17 15
   
Sophomore  
    1
    2
    3
    3
  3  
  1  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
    3
    3
  3  
Total 13 15

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Humanities/Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Science elective .