Business Management

Business Management - A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

This degree is designed for students wishing to transfer to a four-year insitution to obtain an advanced degree.

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ACCT 1000 Principles of Accounting I
Description
ACCT 1000 This introductory course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The phrase "generally accepted accounting principles" (or "GAAP" consists of three important sets of rules: (1) the basic accounting principles and guidelines, (2) rules and standards issued by FASB and (3) the generally accepted industry practices. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT1000

4
ACCT 1003 Principles of Accounting II
Description
ACCT 1003 This course continues to explore fundamental accounting concepts and principles. Topics include current and fixed assets, and current and long-term liabilities. Corporations and partnership business types are also explained and defined.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT1003

4
MKTC 1000 Principles of Marketing
Description
MKTC 1000 Introduction to marketing terms, concepts, and skills useful in analyzing marketing problems. Covers legal, behavioral, ethical, competitive, economic, technological and international factors affecting product, pricing, promotion, and marketing channel decisions. Identify factors marketing managers take into account when creating a marketing plan, including buying behavior, market segmentation, product life cycle, packaging, branding, pricing, advertising, sales promotion, public relations, personal selling, and product distribution methods. DUAL NUMBERED WITH IDES2300. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: MKTC1000

3
SMGT 1001 Foundations of Management
Description
SMGT 1001 This course will provide you with background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Learn to effectively manage in an ever increasingly diverse workforce. Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up-to-date with today's supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance, and overall management of resources.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1001

3
SMGT 1033 Business Law and Ethics
Description
SMGT 1033 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment, and labor laws and how they affect business. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1033

3
SMGT 1085 Fundamentals of Business
Description
SMGT 1085 Understand business fundamentals from an integrative approach from strategic to operational perspectives relating to the organizational, managerial, human resources, marketing, and financial functions. Assess the domestic and global business environments including the legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the effects of cultural contexts in business operations.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1085

4
SMGT 1235 Project Management
Description
SMGT 1235 Understand the project management process and learn to utilize the appropriate tools to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects. Learn to apply knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Understand how organizational planning impacts the projects by means of project prioritization based on risk, funding, and the organization┬┐s strategic plan.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1235

3
SMGT 1242 Effective Business Communication
Description
SMGT 1242 Learn and practice skills to communicate your message directly and effectively to generate the desired results, whether in a meeting, presentation or written media. Integrate multi-media to support your ideas. Assess your audience prior to communicating to maximize effectiveness. Facilitate group participation including handling disruptive behavior. Learn and apply skills in any situation to achieve win-win negotiations.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1242

3
Technical Elective(s)* 3
Total Core Credits: 30

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I
Description
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
General Education Elective(s)** 17
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 ) *** 3
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 4 ) *** 4
Total General Education Credits: 30
Total Program Credits: 60
* Select Technical electives from the following subject areas: .
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.