Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3148
First Term: 2020 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-66
CIP Code: 52.0101
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:
11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers
11-3011.00 Administrative Services Manager
11-9199.07 Security Managers
11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers
11-3071.01 Transportation Managers
11-2022.00 Sales Managers
13-1199.00 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
13-1199.03 Customs Brokers
13-1199.04 Business Continuity Planners


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student`s business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is available.



Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3

GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills (3) OR
+ GBS233 Business Communication (3) 3

GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3

MGT175 Business Organization and Management (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3

MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
Credits: 21

Program Competencies
1. Apply effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (GBS120, GBS233, (COM), [FYC])
2. Demonstrate critical thinking through written and oral formats. (GBS120, GBS151, GBS205, GBS233, EPS++, GBS++, SBU200, (COM), [FYC], [HU], [SG], [SQ])
3. Use basic mathematics and accounting principles to manage the financial health of an organization. (ACC111, ACC++, [MA])
4. Apply current technology to specific business tasks. (CIS105, CIS114DE, CIS117DM, CIS133DA)
5. Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk analysis to business situations. (GBS151, GBS++, IBS++, MGT175, MGT251, MGT++, SBS++)
6. Analyze legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies. (ACC111, ECN211, ECN212, GBS151, GBS205, MGT175, MGT251, MKT271, SBU200, [HU])
7. Apply basic principles and techniques of management to recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate employees. (GBS151, MGT175, MGT251)
8. Evaluate organizational structures and the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a business setting (GBS151, MGT175, MGT251, MGT++)
9. Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk to business situations. (GBS151, GBS205, MGT175, MGT251, MKT271, MKT++, REA++)
10. Analyze marketing research to create marketing plans and forecasts. (GBS151, MGT175, MGT251, MKT271, MKT++)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 25, 2019

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