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2017 - 2018 Catalog Year
Business Management (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Business and Public Services

This pathway is designed for students in the 15 Months to Your Future accelerated degree program. For more information about this pathway, call 512-3700.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: The American business system and basic principles of the free market system. Includes introduction of business concepts, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics, accounting and other important business principles.

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements, from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer Module List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description:

Mathematics of finance, mathematics of trade, payroll, taxes, insurance, elementary statistics. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Math elective. Choose MAT 1120 or any Ohio Transfer Module math elective. View Ohio Transfer Module math electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-module/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or DEV 0054 or Other (satisfactory score on Sinclair Community College English placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: Microeconomic theory including price theory, the theory of the firm, resource demand and wage determination. Also includes public policy toward business, economic inequality, labor, trade, balance of payments and the economics of third-world nations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050

Description:

Using audience analysis, a writing process and grammatical and formatting skills in an electronic environment, students write letters and messages for both internal and external business situations; they conduct business research and write and document short, informal research business reports, incorporating graphics and oral presentation.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: The American legal system as it relates to business transactions, including the judicial system and sources of law, legal procedures, torts, business ethics and social responsibility, contracts, property, employment law, agency, partnerships and corporations.

Description: Introduction to fundamental concepts necessary for understanding management, motivation and behavior in organizational settings. Emphasis on planning, organizing, influencing and controlling to continually improve effective management skills.

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: An introduction to preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Program elective. Chose from one of the following courses: ACC 1210 or ACC 1100

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 and DEV 0035

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050

Description: The exploration of the use and management of information systems and technology to continually improve organizations by providing efficiencies and effectiveness for operations, customer service, marketing, finance and other critical organizational processes.

Prerequisites: MAN 2150

Description: Marketing strategies and decision making in the context of other business functions. Topics include: research and analysis of markets, environments and competition; market segmentation and selection of target markets; consumer and organizational behavior; planning and integration of product, price, promotion and distribution activities for profit and nonprofit, domestic and global settings.

Notes: Program elective. Chose from one of the following courses: MRK 2101 or MRK 2100

Prerequisites: ECO 2180

Description: Explore existing and emerging technologies and approaches used by successful digital marketers to acquire, cultivate and measure customer relationships. Topics such as social media, search engines, email, internet marketing, content management, emerging media and metrics will be studied.

Notes: Program elective. Chose from one of the following courses: MAN 2144, CIS 1107, CIS 1111, CIS 1130, CJS 1105, CJS 2200, ENT 2140, ENT 2160, FST 1111, FST 2230, HMT 1105, HMT 1107, LAW 1102, LAW 1103, LAW 1104, MAN 1106, MAN 1157, MAN 2140, MAN 2144, MAN 2159, MRK 2102, MRK 2135, MRK 2145, MRK 2220, MRK 2225, RES 1101, RES 1102, RES 1201, RES 1301, RES 1302, RES 1401

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Global dimensions of business, overview of theories and institutions of trade, investment and management, emphasizing the managerial perspective on issues arising from international business and global operations.

Description: Strategies and techniques for current, as well as prospective, supervisors emphasizing the assessment of skills required, the analysis of situational factors and the development of creative approaches to effective supervision.

Description: Introduction to basic project management concepts, including how to scope, plan, launch, monitor, control and close a project. The course includes the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) basic knowledge areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communication, Risk and Procurement.

Description: This course addresses the application of basic principles of negotiation through the introduction and analysis of the negotiation process, case studies and simulations. It focuses on accurately identifying requirements specifications, analyzing proposals and conducting purchasing and contracting negotiations ethically and legally, but is also relevant to compromise and agreement in other business and personal life situations.

Notes: Program elective. Chose from one of the following courses: MAN 2144, CIS 1107, CIS 1111, CIS 1130, CJS 1105, CJS 2200, ENT 2140, ENT 2160, FST 1111, FST 2230, HMT 1105, HMT 1107, LAW 1102, LAW 1103, LAW 1104, MAN 1106, MAN 1157, MAN 2140, MAN 2144, MAN 2159, MRK 2102, MRK 2135, MRK 2145, MRK 2220, MRK 2225, RES 1101, RES 1102, RES 1201, RES 1301, RES 1302, RES 1401

Description:

Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Thirty hours per week in the workplace.

Notes: Program elective. Chose from one of the following courses: MAN 2270 or MAN 2279 Department permission is required for either course. For more information on internships: http://www.sinclair.edu/services/graduation-career/internships/bps-internships/

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.