Business Management

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Management program is to provide students with a basic inventory of skills and competencies that will meet their needs when they become practitioners in the field. Recognizing that many persons already involved in business and industry desire to improve their skills, the program also seeks to offer alternative for the increase of knowledge and the improvement of skills by current practitioners in the field.

Details

Major Code: 
3054
Award: 
Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Total credits required: 
66-67
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:30-31
ACC107Bookkeeping Theory and Practice (4) OR
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3)3-4
 
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
GBS131Business Calculations3
GBS151Introduction to Business3
GBS205Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business3
GBS233Business Communication3
MGT229Management and Leadership I3
MGT230Management and Leadership II3
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
 
MKT271Principles of Marketing (3) OR
MGT276Personnel/Human Resources Management (3)3
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:12
Students should select from the following courses in consultation with a Department Adviser:
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business3
MGT275Office Management and Procedures3
MGT277Labor Relations3
MKT263Advertising Principles3
MKT267Principles of Salesmanship3
 
MGT296WACooperative Education (1) OR
MGT296WBCooperative Education (2) OR
MGT296WCCooperative Education (3)1-3
General education requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 24-25
 
General Education CoreCredits: 15
 
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3)
ENG102First-Year Composition (3)6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)3
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent by assessment.3
 
MathematicsCredits: 3
MAT102Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) OR
Equivalent by assessment OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level math course.3
 
General Education DistributionCredits: 9-10
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 2-3
Any approved General Education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts Area
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
Any approved General Education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Area
 
Natural SciencesCredits: 4
Any approved General Education course from the Natural Sciences Area
Competencies
  • Program Competencies are being developed.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.