The Business Management degree program is designed to prepare students for entry into management and supervisory occupations 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 degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management or Small Business Management.
Students may enter the Business Management degree program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 5 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 63 semester credit hours.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Business Management degree 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)
$26,500.00 – $29,500.00
Tuition & Fees: $7,955.00
Books & Supplies: $2,700.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
Graduates 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.
- 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.
The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.
For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.
AREA I - Language Arts/CommunicationENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA II - Social/Behavioral SciencesPSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA III - Natural Sciences/MathematicsChoose one of the following:MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hoursMATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hoursMATH1127Introduction to Statistics3 credit hours45 contact hoursAREA IV - Humanities/Fine ArtsChoose one of the following:ENGL2110World Literature3 credit hours45 contact hoursENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hoursProgram Specific General Education Core RequirementsTo meet the minimum required 18 semester credit hours in General Core Courses, students must take an additional 6 semester credit hoursENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hoursHIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hoursHIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hoursPOLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hoursSOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours45 contact hoursOCCUPATIONAL COURSESCOLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hoursMGMT1100Principles of Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT1105Organizational Behavior3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT1110Employment Rules & Regulations3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT1115Leadership3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT1120Introduction to Business3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT1125Business Ethics3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2115Human Resource Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2125Performance Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2215Team Project3 credit hours45 contact hoursand one of the following:ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hoursMGMT1135Managerial Accounting and Finance3 credit hours45 contact hoursCHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIALIZATIONSHUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATIONMGMT2120Labor Management Relations3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2130Employee Training and Development3 credit hours45 contact hoursXXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hoursand one of the following:MGMT2205Service Sector Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2210Project Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2220Management Occupation-Based Instruction3 credit hours135 contact hoursSMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATIONMGMT2140Retail Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2145Business Plan Development3 credit hours45 contact hoursMGMT2150Small Business Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursXXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours* NEW * HOSPITALITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIZATION *NEW*HRTM1100Introduction to Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursHRTM1160Food and Beverage Management3 credit hours45 contact hoursHRTM1201Hospitality Marketing3 credit hours45 contact hoursXXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours