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Organizational Management

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, organizing, leading and controlling business situations. This program also emphasizes procedures for effective resource allocation. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Organizational Leadership is fully embedded in this AAS.

Details

Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3727
Total Credits Required
60-65
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills.
  2. Critically evaluate the alternatives faced in business decision making to select the most effective and efficient solution.
  3. Recognize ethical, legal, and global dimensions in business practice and how business integrates social responsibility into operations/decision making.
  4. Research, locate, and evaluate business information in order to support evidence-based decisions.
  5. Use team collaboration to solve business problems.
  6. Apply current technology to specific business tasks.
  7. Evaluate organizational structures and the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a business setting.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2018.
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 current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course Gateway course FYC 3
RE Restricted Elective Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
AAA115 or
CPD150
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3
MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area Critical course MA 3–5
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or Techniques of Supervision 3
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment L 0–3
HU Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design HU 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
SB 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
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 2
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4

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 20

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course 3
AAA115 or
CPD150
Creating College Success or Strategies for College Success 0–3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT251 or
GBS110
Human Relations in Business or Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
MGT229 or
MGT101
Management and Leadership I or Techniques of Supervision 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
TQM240 or
MGT175
Project Management In Quality Organizations or Business Organization and Management Recommended Course: TQM240 Project Management in Quality Organizations 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Mathematics Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area Critical course MA 3–5
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL Critical course Gateway course FYC 3
RE Restricted Elective Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC 3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking CRE101 or equivalent by assessment L 0–3
SB 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
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or L 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3

Term 9

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 9
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 3
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4

Term 10

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 10
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
HU Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design HU 3
RE Restricted Electives Program of study must be approved by Business Department Chair or designee. 2

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
Program Area Key
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.

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=138031).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site 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.

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 YearEffective Dates
2019-20205/28/2019 – 5/25/2020
2018-20195/29/2018 – 5/27/2019