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This program is available at the Beavercreek, Bellefontaine, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

The Management curriculum provides a well-rounded education consisting of basic courses in accounting, information technology, economics, finance, business law, management, marketing, human resources, and operations. The associate degree in Management provides students with knowledge and skills for managing people, finances, and operations.

Students with significant business experience, where expertise equals or exceeds the outcomes of a particular course(s), are offered two options for earning experiential credit. Proficiency exams are available for selected courses. Other courses may allow a student to potentially earn credit through a portfolio presentation.

All business students are expected to use information technology skills as it applies to course requirements within all management options. 

Embedded Certificate
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Business degree in Management, a graduate will be able to do the following:

  • Apply basic business and management concepts, skills, and tools.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social responsibility trends, ethical issues, and legal considerations
  • Effectively use communications and human relations knowledge and skills.
  • Analyze quantitative data.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global business trends.
  • Demonstrate effective use of communication and human relations knowledge and skills.
Course Title Credits
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 1105 Introduction to Business 2
ENG 1111 English I 3
FYE 1101 College Success 1
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^* 3
MTH 1060 Business Mathematics ^ 3
MGT 1120 Principles of Management ^ 3
MKT 2000 Marketing Management ^ 3
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting ^  
or ACC 1200 Managerial Accounting ^ 4
ECO 2220 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 1112 English II ***  
or ENG 2211 Business Communication *** 3
MGT 2000 Introduction to Project Management  
or MGT 2020 Quality Management 3
MGT 2600 Legal Environment of Business 3
ECO 2210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HRM 1725 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 2450 Data Analytics ***  
or STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I *** 3
MGT 2270 Business Finance 3
MGT 2650 Negotiation Skills or Co-op or Tech Elective**** 3
MGT 2800 Business Strategy/Policy Seminar (Capstone) 3
LSC 2270 Operations Management 3
-- Arts/Humanities Elective (GA)** 3
  Total credit hours 61
^Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit Available

*Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0700 before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0710 before taking a computer class.

**Must be a global awareness (GA) course and come from arts/humanities courses identified in the Catalog

***Students who plan on transferring courses for advanced degree work should verify the best/appropriate course selection based on the receiving institutions's degree requirements.

****Technical electives must total appropriate number of hours assigned. They can come from any combination of courses not already prescribed that use the following course codes:  HRM, INS, LSC, MGT, MKT, ACC, CSD, CSE, EBE (except EBE 1100), ITS (except ITS 0700, ITS 0710, ITS 1105), NTK, OAD, and RES.

The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic or faculty advisors for help in planning their schedules.

Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co-requisites, including college preparatory requirements.

Academic Requirements

A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.

Transfer Information

Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Business degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor's completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information.

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Pamela Ball, MBA Associate Professor and Coordinator, Management