Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 518

Program Information
This program prepares students to lead start- up businesses and expand small businesses. Introduces students to management, marketing, accounting and finance, which are essential for effective business development. Business programs focus on the education and skills needed in today’s global business environment. Practical courses coupled with general education offerings enhance development of critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills, as well as adaptability and teamwork.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. CCC graduates have transferred to every university in New Jersey and scores of universities throughout America. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Prepare and present effective oral business presentations. •Analyze an existing local small business and prepare recommendations. •Perform a socially responsible project. •Manage a team project. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Seek employment in the field of study.


Employment Opportunities:
Small business owner, small business manager

Program Requirements (41)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
109
Business Law I
3
BU
115
Introduction to Business
3
BU
117
Advertising
3
BU
207
Introduction to Marketing
3
BU
209
Small Business Management
3
BU
219
Retailing
3
BU
233
Corporate Finance
3
BU
249
Introduction to International Business
3
BU
288
Strategic Management
4
CS
220
Marketing on the Internet
3
EN
204
Business Communication
3

General Education Requirements (21-22)
Credits
Math Elective (MA 109 or higher*)
3-4
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EC
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing or
SP
103
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (62-63)

*Excluding MA115