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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, A.A.S.*


The A.A.S. degree in Business is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a business or organizational environment immediately following graduation.  Skills obtained in this program could be applied to a variety of settings including retail, office, hospitality and operations management, as well as sales and customer service.

The degree is subdivided into several concentrations.

*pending approval.


Accounting Concentration: Business, 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  
  2  
    3
    2
    2
    1
    3
  3  
  3  
     
or 3  
     
  2  
1Business Elective   3
Total 16 14
     
Sophomore    
  3  
  3  
    3
    3
    3
2     
or 3  
2     
  3  
2  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 (ACCT, BUSN, CIS, CIT, CPE, INFS, MGT, OSA).

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

*pending approval.


Business Concentration: Business, 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  
    3
  3  
    3
  3  
    3
1Business Electives 3  
Total 15 15
     
Sophomore    
    3
    3
    3
  3  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
1Business Electives 3 6
2Humanities/Fine Arts Elective  3  
Total 15 15

1In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements (ACCT, BUSN, CIS, CIT, CPE, INFS, MGT, OSA).

2In consultation with academic advisor, students may select appropriate Humanities/Fine Arts elective. 

*pending approval.


Computers and Information Systems Concentration: Business, 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  
     
  1  
  3  
    1
  3  
    1
    3
     
or 3  
     
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
1Mathematics Elective    3
Total 16 14

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

*pending approval.


Health Care Management Concentration: Business, 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
      
   3  
     
     or 3  
      
  3  
   2  
    3
   3  
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective     3
1Mathematics/Natural Science Elective     3/4
Total 17 15/16
     
Sophomore    
    3
     3
  3  
  3  
2     3
   1  
   3  
   3  
    
3Business Department Electives 2/3  
Total 15/16 12

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 his/her internship.

3In consultation with academic advisor, students may select electives that meet career/college degree requirements (ACCT, BUS, CIS, CIT, CPE, INFS, MGT, OSA).  BUSN 1380 - Supervisory Management  is suggested.

*pending approval.


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


The A.A.S. degree in Business, with a concentration in Management, is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a business or organizational environment immediately following graduation.  Skills obtained in this program could be applied to a variety of settings including retail, office, hospitality and operations management, as well as sales and customer service.

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  
    3
  3  
  3  
    3
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
Total 15 15
     
Sophomore    
    3
    3
    3
  3  
  3  
    3
     
    or 3  
     
    3
2Business Electives 6  
Total 15 15

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 (ACCT, BUSN, CIS, CIT, CPE, INFS, MGT, OSA).

*pending approval.


Small Business Management Concentration: Business, 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  
    3
  3  
  3  
  3  
  2  
1Humanities/Fine Arts Elective    3
Total 17 15
   
Sophomore  
  3  
    3
    3
    3
    3
    3
  1  
     
or 3  
     
  3  
  3  
Total 13 15

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

*pending approval.