Associate of Arts

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

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 in production management.

Concentration Courses

OCU has a partnership with Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center where students can achieve the MSSC – Certified Production Technician Certification (CPT). Successful completion of this certification meets the requirement for 6 credit hours towards the production technician concentration.

Successful completion of MSSC – Certified Production Technician Certification (CPT). 6 credits

FIN2010 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.

ACC2020 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.

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