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Business Management GBM.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Management
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

This program emphasizes preparation for a wide variety of management-related positions. It is designed to provide a balance in technical business education along with general education courses while providing a considerable choice of electives and alternatives. Opportunities for managers include supervision, office managers, management trainees, assistant managers and owners within a variety of settings, including small and medium-size businesses, corporations, industries, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply proper oral and written communication, quantitative methods, critical thinking, research, ethics, computer literacy, and global citizenship skills.
  • Demonstrate synthesis of general education concepts into the required management and business application.
  • Apply principles of organizational behavior and human relations, including methods used to create, maintain and improve a positive and diverse work environment.
  • Apply contemporary approaches to management and organizational success within the framework of the classroom and written assignments.
  • Demonstrate methods of planning, leading, organizing and controlling within organizational systems and strategy development, particularly in the context of mission, values, goals and objectives.

Career Opportunities

Students completing this degree can expect to be prepared to work as supervisors or entry-level managers in retail, manufacturing or medium and small businesses.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Additional Information

This program is available in the following format:

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Course Title Credits
ACC 1100 (Small Business Accounting) OR ACC 1210 (Introduction to Financial Accounting) 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) 3
ECO 2180 (Principles of Microeconomics) OR ECO 1100 (Introduction to Economics) 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1131 Business Writing 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 1110 (International Business) OR MAN 2110 (Introduction to Project Management) 3
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
MRK 2100 (Foundations of Marketing) OR MRK 2101 (Principles of Marketing Management) 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3
Any Course in Catalog Elective 18
MAN 2270 (Management Internship) OR MAN 2279 (Business Management Capstone) OR MAN 2275 (Retail Management Capstone) 3
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Program Accreditation Information

This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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.