Dec 07, 2023
This curriculum is designed to prepare students seeking employment in business and for those who are already employed and who wish to upgrade their skills. Graduates of this program can expect to be hired in entry-level management positions, such as: supervisor, office manager, marketing representative, etc.
Type of Credential
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Contacts and Additional Information
Office: BESS 211
443-840-4334 or email@example.com
Office: E.BESS 134
443-840-5710 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education Courses .
Courses Needed for This Program*
General Education Requirements and Electives - 18-19 Credits
General Education Requirements:
General Education Electives:
Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education Courses . One course must be a Diversity course.
- Biological and Physical Sciences (BIOL 100 or CHEM 100 recommended) 3 Credit(s).
- Mathematics (MATH 153 , MATH 163 , or higher recommended) 3-4 Credit(s).**
- Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credit(s).
Program Requirements and Electives - 39 Credits
Choose a total of nine credits.
In addition to the classes listed here, students may choose one elective from ACCT, ECON, TDML, MATH, or LGST courses.
Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.
**Check with transfer institution for Math requirement.
This curriculum is designed to prepare students seeking employment in business and for those who are already employed and who wish to upgrade their skills. Graduates of this program can expect to be hired in entry-level management positions, such as: supervisor, office manager, marketing representative, etc. The program can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. After completing the program and obtaining employment, students often elect to continue their education by working towards a bachelor’s degree on a part-time basis at a four-year college/university in the area.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The attainment of this accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the Business Studies Department meet the rigorous educational standards established by the ACBSP.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- apply workforce information and interpersonal skills to evaluate career readiness;
- demonstrate mastery of financial and managerial accounting concepts by preparing balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows and budgets by performing costs, volume and profit analysis;
- demonstrate mastery of the process and functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, staffing and controlling) and the principles of managerial decision making;
- compare and contrast the forms of business ownership (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and hybrid forms) and understand the major steps involved in developing a business plan for the formation of a new business;
- develop a marketing plan that employs the four P’s of marketing (product, price, promotion and place);
- calculate, interpret and/or analyze key macroeconomic and microeconomic indicators for the US economy with other world trading partners;
- create, design and deliver effective and well organized oral and written presentations using state-of-the-art technology; and
- analyze the relationship between human resource management issues in the workplace and changing ethical and legal issues and how these changing paradigms impact the human resource management of a culturally diverse workforce.