Business Management

Program Overview

The Business Management diploma is designed to prepare students for entry into management positions in a variety of businesses and industries.  Learning opportunities will introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement in management.  Graduates of the program receive a Business Management diploma.

Students are accepted into the Business Management diploma program any semester.  A full-time student can complete this program in 4 semesters.  To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 47 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Business Management diploma program should be able to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of the business or office, delegate projects, and coordinate teams to meet the goals of the organization. Managers must have persuasive and clear communication skills, analytical minds, able to digest large amounts of data quickly, and the skill to evaluate complex relationships among numerous factors. Additionally, managers exhibit personal qualities such as leadership, flexibility, self-confidence, motivation, determination, and sound business judgment.

Offered at the Following Campus

North Campus (Sandersville)
South Campus (Dublin)
Online (Distance Education)

Salary Potential

$20,800.00 – $24,960.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $6,024.00
Books & Supplies: $2,300.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of program are prepared for professional positions within the business community, government agencies, health and educational fields. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background, which appeals to prospective employers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
  • ENGL1010Fundamentals of English I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1012Foundations of Mathematics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • and one of the following:
  • EMPL1000Interpersonal Relations & Prof Devlpmnt2 credit hours30 contact hours
  • PSYC1010Basic Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
  • COLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hours
  • MGMT1100Principles of Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT1105Organizational Behavior3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT1110Employment Rules & Regulations3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT1115Leadership3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT1120Introduction to Business3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT1125Business Ethics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2115Human Resource Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2125Performance Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2215Team Project3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • XXXXXXXXSelect guided Electives in area of concentration6 credit hours0 contact hours
  • and one of the following:
  • ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hours
  • MGMT1135Managerial Accounting and Finance3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Credit Hours: 47