Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2019-2020 Program: Business, A.A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Business, A.A.S.

Total degree hours: 60

While the Business Certificates offers curriculum that integrates business and information technology, the flexible AAS in Business allows students to expand both their knowledge and career opportunities.  By the end of the program students are prepared for line supervisory roles in office settings and can effectively communicate through data entry, PowerPoint presentations, word processing, and desktop publishing. Students will also demonstrate posting/billing skills.

While the Desktop Publishing/Business Graphics and Business Certificates offer curricula which integrate business and information technology, the flexible AAS in Business allows students to expand both their knowledge and career opportunities.  By the end of the program students are prepared for line supervisory roles in office settings and can effectively communicate through data entry, PowerPoint presentations, word processing, and desktop publishing. Students will also demonstrate posting/billing skills. (catalog)

Program graduates will be able to:

  1. Professionally communicate both verbally and in writing, using various acceptable techniques to transfer information.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of effective management techniques acceptable to business standards.
  3. Discuss and apply knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and lawful business practices (including ethics and social responsibility).
  4. Demonstrate the ability to construct effective marketing plans and professional business plans.
  5. Design effective advertising campaigns and sales strategies as they apply to professional business standards.
  6. Identify and recognize current events as they apply to modern economic trends and analyze potential business opportunities.
  7. Discuss, interpret and employ various Macroeconomic and Microeconomic concepts as they apply personally, locally, and globally.
  8. Employ and operate various accounting concepts effectively while maintaining standards acceptable in the modern professional business environment.
  9. Transition into a variety of four-year (Bachelor’s) degree programs.
  10. Demonstrate mathematical skills relevant to basic business logic and professional environments.

General Education: (16 credits)

Written Communication: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ENG 121 - English Composition I: GT-CO1 Credits: 3(3-0)

Oral Communication: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 115 - Public Speaking Credits: 3(3-0)

Mathematics: (4 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 120 - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: GT-MA1 Credits: 4(4-0)

Social & Behavioral Sciences: (6 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)

OR

ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 Credits: 3(3-0)
PHI 205 - Business Ethics: GT-AH3 Credits:

Other gtPathways (GT) courses are available through CCCOnline

Required Courses: (25 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACC 121 - Accounting Principles I Credits: 4(3-1)
ACC 122 - Accounting Principles II Credits: 4(3-1)

OR

BUS 116 - Personal Finance Credits: 3(3-0)
BUS 115 - Introduction to Business Credits: 3(3-0)
BUS 216 - Legal Environment of Business Credits: 3(3-0)
BUS 217 - Business Communication and Report Writing Credits: 3(3-0)
CIS 118 - Introduction to PC Applications Credits: 3(2-1)
MAN 224 - Leadership Credits: 3 (3-0)

OR

MAN 226 - Principles of Management Credits: 3(3-0)
MAN 241 - Project Management in Organizations Credits: 3(3-0)

Electives: (19 credits)

 Select from the following:

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
BUS 116 - Personal Finance Credits: 3(3-0)
CIS 259 - Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Preparation: Expert Excel Credits: 1 (1-0)
MAR 155 - Social Media for Marketing in Business Credits:
MAR 216 - Principles of Marketing Credits: 3(3-0)
MGD 164 - Digital Video Editing I Credits: 3 (3-0)
PHO 208 - Digital Photography Studio Credits: 3(1-2)
ART 149 - Mixed Media I: Digital Art Credits: (3-0)
MGD 111 - Adobe Photoshop I Credits: 3 (3-0)
MGD 141 - Web Design I Credits: 3 (3-0)
ART 131 - Visual Concepts 2-D Design Credits: 3(1-2)
ACC 125 - Computerized Accounting Credits: 3(3-0)
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