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Business Management - Associate of Applied Science Degree

60 Credits
AAS 2280/AAS 3280
Degree Description

The Business Management Program is designed to provide learners with a broad background in general business concepts. The program focuses on the skills and knowledge needed in the areas of accounting, marketing and management, computer technology and office administration. The program increases opportunities for learners to be successful in their current job as well as assisting them in their career advancement endeavors.  The program also includes a Liberal Arts and Sciences component that helps learners develop a well-rounded view of the world in which they live and work.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Have an enhanced understanding of business concepts
  2. Apply effective accounting principles and practices
  3. Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively in the workplace

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (14 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
ACCT1800 Business Law (3 Credits)
ACCT1810 Financial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1811 Managerial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1834 Computerized Accounting I (3 Credits)
ACCT2827 Principles of Finance (3 Credits)
MKT 1800 Introduction to Sales (3 Credits)
MKT 1810 Principles of Marketing (3 Credits)
MKT 1820 Introduction to Business (3 Credits)
MKT 1900 Principles of Management (3 Credits)
MKT 1910 Entrepreneurship (3 Credits)
MKT 1920 Marketing Research (3 Credits)
MKT 1930 Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
OTEC1820 Business English (3 Credits)
OTEC2820 Business Communications (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts & Sciences (3 Courses)

To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 16 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal areas. Courses must be selected in consultation with advisor/faculty.

Select 3 of the following courses:
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)
COMM110 Public Speaking (3 Credits)
ECON110 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
ECON120 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credits)

Elective Liberal Arts and Science Credits

Select six credits in MNTC Goals 1 - 10 At least one course must be outside of MNTC goals 1 and 5. Select courses in consultation with advisor/ faculty.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.