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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Business Management (Full-time)

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

Student must complete all course prerequisites. Once your major has been declared, you are encouraged to obtain your Program Evaluation from WebAdvisor to track your progress. This program is not a University Parallel. If you are planning to transfer for a Bachelor's degree, visit an Academic Advisor to discuss options.

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)
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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:

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 36 math elective. View Ohio Transfer 36 math electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

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

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 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
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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.

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 presentation materials.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

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.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ECO 2180 or ECO 1100

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Program elective. Choose COM 2211 or COM 2225

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

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.

Notes: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

Prerequisites: MAN 2150

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 or Natural and Physical Science Elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

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.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from MAN 1110 or MAN 2110

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.

Notes: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: Survey of financial accounting for non-accounting majors. Accounting concepts, financial statements, internal control, cash, and payroll.

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

Description: Digital marketing is a broad and growing field encompassing any form of marketing that utilizes technology to deliver a message. Students in this course study some of the most popular tactics used by successful businesses today to promote their brand and reach their customers. This information is applied in hands-on activities that expose students to real-world business situations, including developing a digital marketing campaign for a brand.

Notes: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

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

Notes: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Elective course signified by
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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. Choose from one of the following courses: MAN 2270, MAN 2275 or MAN 2279 Department permission is required. For more information on internships visit: https://www.sinclair.edu/services/graduation-career/work-based-learning/

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Notes: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

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: Elective: Choose any college level course in the Sinclair catalog (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses) 18 hours total required

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

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.