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Business Management

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)


All organizations require individuals who possess good managerial skills. This program provides students with opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for success as a supervisor or manager. Included in the program are activities that enhance analytical, technical, communication, leadership and human relations skills. Graduates will be able to:

  1. communicate effectively in business environments, using common terminology;
  2. analyze and resolve problems common to entry-level business positions;
  3. utilize basic management principles in first-line supervisory situations;
  4. analyze a managerial situation to determine fact from opinion;
  5. analyze a business situation financially, organizationally and behaviorally;
  6. utilize good human-relations skills in a managerial role; and
  7. apply computer skills to the solution of management-related problems.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 See Note 3.
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics 3 MTH 158, MTH 163, MTH 170
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total Credits 16  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3  
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics 3  
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3  
ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3 ECO 201, ECO 202
Health/Physical Education Elective 1  
Philosophy or Religion Elective 3 See Note 2.
Total Credits 16  
3rd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 220 Introduction to Business Statistics 3  
BUS 241 Business Law I 3  
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3  
PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry 3 PSY 200
Business Elective 3  
Total Credits 15  
4th Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 236 Communications in Management 3  
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3  
BUS 266 Production and Operations Management 3 BUS 234
BUS 298 Seminar and Project 3  
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing 3  
Information Technology Restricted Elective 3 ITE 130, ITE 140, ITE 150, ITE 215
Total Credits 18  
Total Credits For Program 65  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. The business elective requirement may be satisfied by taking a total of three credits in courses with any of the following prefixes: ACC, AST, BUS, ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP, FIN and MKT.
  2. The philosophy or religion elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with a PHI or REL prefix.
  3. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
  4. Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institution for specific direction in program and course selection.  Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2015-2016 College Catalog & Student Handbook


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