Business Management

Program Overview

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.

Career Traits/Requirements

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)

Salary Potential

$26,500.00 – $29,500.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $7,955.00
Books & Supplies: $2,700.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

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.

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.

The College may accept transfer credit for other courses according to the College’s transfer policy.

Articulation Agreements

For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • AREA I - Language Arts/Communication
  • ENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA II - Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • PSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
  • Choose one of the following:
  • MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1127Introduction to Statistics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA IV - Humanities/Fine Arts
  • Choose one of the following:
  • ENGL2110World Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Program Specific General Education Core Requirements
  • To meet the minimum required 18 semester credit hours in General Core Courses, students must take an additional 6 semester credit hours
  • ENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • POLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • SOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 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
  • and one of the following:
  • ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hours
  • MGMT1135Managerial Accounting and Finance3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIALIZATIONS
  • HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION
  • MGMT2120Labor Management Relations3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2130Employee Training and Development3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • XXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours
  • and one of the following:
  • MGMT2205Service Sector Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2210Project Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2220Management Occupation-Based Instruction3 credit hours135 contact hours
  • SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION
  • MGMT2140Retail Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2145Business Plan Development3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MGMT2150Small Business Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • XXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours
  • * NEW * HOSPITALITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIZATION *NEW*
  • HRTM1100Introduction to Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HRTM1160Food and Beverage Management3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HRTM1201Hospitality Marketing3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • XXXXXXXXGuided Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours