Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3148
First Term: 2012 Spring      
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-63
CIP Code: 52.0101

Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:


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. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GW, MC, PC, RS, SC, SM



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

GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT175 Business Organization and Management (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3

GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
+ GBS233 Business Communication 3

MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
Credits: 21

Program Competencies
1. Identify, describe, and use the fundamental principles and practices of accounting. (ACC111)
2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, computer concepts, microcomputer applications, and programming techniques. (CIS105)
3. Describe and explain the fundamental theories and concepts of human relations in business and industry. (GBS110, MGT175, MGT251)
4. Identify the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)
5. Identify and define legal theories, ethical issues, and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. (GBS205)
6. Create and analyze internal and external business communications, including various verbal and nonverbal techniques. (GBS233)
7. Identify marketing environments and segmentation, and explain the importance of marketing planning, forecasting, and research. (MKT271)
Last Updated: 4-28-09

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