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Business Management Program

2017-2018

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Description

Intended for the student who wishes to plan a program in preparation for a business occupational area of their own choice. Flexible course selection is emphasized to enable students to achieve their specific educational, vocational and personal goals. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should select the Business Administration major.

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Career Options

Graduates with an associate degree in business management are qualified for entry- and intermediate-level managerial positions in service, industry, manufacturing, government and nonprofit organizations. Specific career options include department manager, human resource manager, banking manager and marketing manager.

Award Type Units
Certificate of Performance:
Business Management 35-36
Associate of Science Degree:
Business Management 48-49*

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Business Management Program will gain facility with:

  • Critical Thinking: Students will be able to analyze, prepare, and present solutions to business problems, apply business concepts in a decision-making environment, and evaluate and weigh evidence in the course of deriving conclusions concerning alternative courses of action, using inductive and deductive logical reasoning and methodological processes.
  • Communication: Students will be able to articulate and explain critical thinking outcomes in writing and speaking, as well as by other contemporary recognized modes of business communication.
  • Self-awareness and Interpersonal Skills: Students will recognize and respect the business opinions and perspectives of others, and they will be able to work effectively with superiors, peers, and subordinates in organized group settings.
  • Personal Actions and Civic Responsibility: Students will be able to analyze and accept responsibility for their own actions and make ethical decisions in the business environment.
  • Global/Technological Awareness: Students will be able to identify and understand global business issues.

Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.

Certificate of Achievement

Business Management

Note: BUSE 100 is recommended as a first semester course.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
BUSE 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
BUSE 140 Business Law and the Legal Environment 3
BUSE 155 Managing the Small Business 3
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 140 Microsoft Excel 2
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Select one course (3 units) from the following:
MARK 100 Principles of Marketing 3
MARK 105 Professional Selling 3
MARK 110 Principles of Retailing 3
MARK 130 Advertising Principles 3
Select one course (3-4 units) from the following:
BUSE 120 Personal Financial Management 3
BUSE 190 Academic and Career Opportunities in Business 1
ACCT 116B Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT 150 Computer Accounting Applications 3
FASH 110 Fashion Buying/Management 3
FASH 190 Fashion Entrepreneurship 3
HOSP 120 Event & Hospitality Marketing & Sales 3
HOSP 150 Hospitality Human Resources 3
HOSP 160 Meeting and Convention Management 3
HOSP 165 Special Event Management 3
HOSP 170 Event Promotion & Sponsorship 3
INTE 130 Interior Design Professional Practice 3
JOUR 220 Principles of Public Relations 3
PSYC 112 Interpersonal Relations 3
Total Units = 35-36

Associate of Science Degree

Business Management

Note: BUSE 100 is recommended as a first semester course. Only one Business (BUSE) course from the above list may be used to satisfy SDCCD general education requirements.

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree.

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
BUSE 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUSE 101 Business Mathematics 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
BUSE 140 Business Law and the Legal Environment 3
BUSE 150 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSE 201 Business Organization and Management 3
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
CBTE 120 Beginning Microsoft Word 2
CBTE 140 Microsoft Excel 2
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MARK 100 Principles of Marketing 3
Select one course (3 units) from the following:
MARK 105 Professional Selling 3
MARK 110 Principles of Retailing 3
MARK 130 Advertising Principles 3
Select two courses (6-7 units) from the following:
ACCT 116B Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT 150 Computer Accounting Applications 3
BUSE 120 Personal Financial Management 3
BUSE 155 Managing the Small Business 3
BUSE 190 Academic and Career Opportunities in Business 1
FASH 110 Fashion Buying/Management 3
FASH 190 Fashion Entrepreneurship 3
HOSP 120 Event & Hospitality Marketing & Sales 3
HOSP 150 Hospitality Human Resources 3
HOSP 160 Meeting and Convention Management 3
HOSP 165 Special Event Management 3
HOSP 170 Event Promotion & Sponsorship 3
INTE 130 Interior Design Professional Practice 3
JOUR 220 Principles of Public Relations 3
PSYC 112 Interpersonal Relations 3
Total Units = 48-49