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Business Management AAS

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees
O Majors with completely online option Majors with completely online option = Majors with completely online option


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 may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See Placement Requirements  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3    
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics 3    
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3   See Note 2
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3    
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3    
ITE__ Information Technology Restricted Elective 3 ITE 115 ITE 130, ITE 140, ITE 150, ITE 215
MILESTONE: Business Information Management Career Studies Certificate (See faculty advisor)
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1    
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics 3 See Placement Requirements MTH 158 or higher
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing 3    
BUS 205 Human Resource Management Offered Spring only 3    
BUS 236 Communications in Management 3 ENG 111  
Business Elective 3   See Note 3
MILESTONE: Take either BUS 111 or BUS 116 and earn Career Studies Certificate:-Supervision or Business Entrepreneurship (See faculty advisor)
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3 ACC 211  
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3   CST 110
BUS 220 Introduction to Business Statistics 3 MTH 120  
BUS 241 Business Law I 3    
BUS 266 Production and Operations Management Offered Fall only 3 BUS 220 BUS 234
ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3   ECO 201, ECO 202
Health/Physical Education Elective 1    
Philosophy or Religion Elective 3    
PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry 3   PSY 200
BUS 298 Seminar and Project 3 In last 15 credits  
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 65    


  1. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
  2. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP or internal exam.
  3. The business elective requirement may be satisfied by a three-credit course with any of the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, FIN, ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP, and MKT. See Milestone Note about satisfying requirement for a Career Studies Certificate.
  4. This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their faculty 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.
  5. Related Career Studies Certificates (CSC) – Business Entrepreneurship; Supervision; Business Information Management
  6. Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  7. Courses that state Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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