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AAS - General Business

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Description:
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GW, MC, PC, RS, SC, SM
Major Code: 3148
Award: AAS
First Term: 4156
Total Credits: 61-66
Last Updated: Jun 9th, 2015
Prerequisites:
None
Required Courses: 21
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
 
GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT175 Business Organization and Management (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3
 
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
GBS233 Business Communication 3
 
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
Restricted Electives: 18 Credits
Students should select eighteen (18) credits from the following courses.
Any 100/200 level prefixed courses may be selected, except courses used to satisfy the Required Courses area.
ACC+++++ Any ACC Accounting course(s)
GBS+++++ Any GBS General Business course(s)
MGT+++++ Any MGT Management course(s)
MKT+++++ Any MKT Marketing course(s)
EPS+++++ Any EPS Entrepreneurial Studies course(s)
IBS+++++ Any IBS International Business course(s)
REA+++++ Any REA Real Estate course(s)
SBS+++++ Any SBS Small Business Management course(s)
 
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
Free Electives: None
General Education: 22-27 Credits
General Education Core: 12-17 Credits
First-Year Composition: 6 Credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108 First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
Critical Reading: 0-3 Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent by assessment 0-3
Oral Communication: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area.
Mathematics: 3-5 Credits
MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3)
General Education Distributed: 10 Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 Credits
Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credits
ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles (3) OR
SBU200 Society and Business (3)
Natural Sciences: 4 Credits
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
Program Competencies:
  1. Identify, describe, and use the fundamental principles and practices of accounting. (ACC111)
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, computer concepts, microcomputer applications, and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  3. Describe and explain the fundamental theories and concepts of human relations in business and industry. (GBS110, MGT175, MGT251)
  4. Identify the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)
  5. Identify and define legal theories, ethical issues, and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. (GBS205)
  6. Create and analyze internal and external business communications, including various verbal and nonverbal techniques. (GBS233)
  7. Identify marketing environments and segmentation, and explain the importance of marketing planning, forecasting, and research. (MKT271)