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Associate of Arts

This program prepares individuals for careers in business management positions. It provides an understanding of basic business and management concepts and principles as they are applied to a variety of organizations.

Concentration Objectives

Upon completion of this program, a student should be
able to:

  1. Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
  2. Demonstrate awareness and improvement of thinking and learning strategies.
  3. Exhibit competency in general education subjects.
  4. Comprehend interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Apply business and management functions and skills to practical situations

 

Concentration Course List

MG1050 Introduction to Marketing 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is designed around the interacting marketing activities of analysis, planning, implementation, and control. The course focuses on competitive and customer analysis, marketing strategy development, and implementations for decision making in both domestic and global organizations. The course incorporates current developments in marketing to acquaint students with the present-day challenges of marketing activities, including the social, legal, ethical, and technological environments of marketing. Finally, students apply these skills and understanding to a real marketing situation and make recommendations for future marketing strategy and tactics. 

MG2010 Introduction to Financial Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of foundational financial theory and its application to management decision-making and firm valuation.

AC2020 Accounting I 3 credits 6 weeks

This course introduces the student to the double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle. An examination of the fundamental concepts and procedures utilized by entities to communicate financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles. Individual effort is emphasized through the use of a workbook and practice set.

Prerequisite:
MG2050

MG2200 Entrepreneur Basics 3 credits 5 weeks

This course centers on investigating business feasibility. Areas of study will include recognizing business oppor­tunities, developing the business concept, and testing an opportunity for feasibility. Startup and takeover situations will be studied. Business plans will be created.

Admission Requirements

  1. Legible copy of the high school transcript, high school diploma, or GED as proof of high school equivalency.
  2. Application form and payment of Application Fee.

Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration.