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A.A.S. Small Business Management

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The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take classes.

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  • Associate of
    Applied Science
    Small Business Management

    This is a two-year program designed to provide students with the skills necessary to start their own business or qualify for employment in middle-level management positions in wholesale or retail businesses.

    This program can be completed online.
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    Required Core - 61 Total Credits

    First Year - Fall Semester     (15) Credits
    Intro to Computers  (3)
    Business Math  (3)
    Intro to Business Writing  (3)
    WRIT Written Communications Core Requirement  (3)
    Business Law  (3)
    Electives  (3)
    First Year - Spring Semester     (15) Credits
    MS Office  (3)
    Management  (3)
    Intro to Public Speaking  (3)
    Interpersonal Communications  (3)
    Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace  (2)
    Elective  (3)
    Second Year - Fall Semester     (16) Credits
    Principles of Financial Accounting  (4)
    Human Resource Management  (3)
    Principles of Microeconomics  (3)
    Marketing  (3)
    MS Excel  (3)
    Second Year - Spring Semester     (16) Credits
    Principles of Managerial Accounting  (4)
    Small Business Entrepreneurship  (3)
    Business Internship  (3)
    Personal Finance  (3)
    Elective  (3)
    Upon completion of this program students will:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of communication, organizational and managerial skills;

    • Demonstrate an ability to market and promote products;

    • Demonstrate working knowledge of application software used in the field of small business;

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of the accounting cycle and general financial statements;

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the global economy and its impact on and opportunity for small business.