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2021-2022 Online Catalog 
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Business Management, A.A.S.

Program Description

This program is developed for the student who wishes to acquire additional management skills and is planning a program in preparation for a business career of his/her choice. Flexibility in course selection enables the student to achieve his/her specific educational, career and personal goals. The Business Management program has been designed as a career program in preparing students for first line and/or mid-management positions.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Describe past and current management theories and principles and application;
  • Describe the challenges facing management in a changing domestic and global business environment;
  • Outline the principles governing ethical behavior in business;
  • Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats in a business environment;
  • Apply critical thinking, decision making skills, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills in the field of business management;
  • Describe the psychological and sociological theories that support the management practice of employee motivation, morale and team building to accomplish organizational objectives.

After Union County College

This career program is designed for the student to enter the profession upon graduation. Graduates may work as managers, shift supervisors, management analysts and assistant managers of retail stores. Many students elect to continue their studies at four-year colleges or universities.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 15

Semester Total: 15

Second Year

Total Program Credits: 60

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information