About our Business Management Associates Degree
Centura College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business prepares students for entry-level careers and opportunities within the contemporary business workplace. The core curriculum of the program teaches business technologies and software, along with financial, managerial, and leadership principles. The various concentrations without the program allow the student to focus their coursework on an area of Business that most interests them, and prepares them for a career within their chosen field.
The Management concentration is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge they will need to compete in today’s business marketplace. This program prepares the student with basic business skills, management techniques, and administrative practices associated with the contemporary business and technical environment. As a member of a management team, they may be responsible for ensuring that other employees of the organization and its customers receive satisfactory service and quality; answer customers’ questions and handle complaints; oversee the work of associates; provide day-to-day oversight of a department; and establish and implement policies, goals, objectives, and procedures.
Management students will be trained in the language of business with courses in management, accounting, sales and retail management, marketing, human resources, international business, business plan development and customer service. The student will be trained in basic computer literacy while learning some of the most popular software packages in word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentations. The Management student will be qualified for an exciting career as an office manager, assistant store manager, department manager, customer service manager, retail store manager, and many other entry-level management positions.
|Course Name||Course Type||Credit Hours|
|Principles of Management||Business||3.0|
|Sales & Retail Management||Business||3.0|
|Priciples of Marketing||Business||3.0|
|Human Resource Management||Business||3.0|
|Intro to Economics||Business||3.0|
|Intro to International Business||Business||3.0|
|Business Plan Development||Business||3.0|
|Computer Applications||Information Technology||3.0|
|Database Management||Information Technology||3.0|
|Success in College & the Workplace||Career Development||3.0|
Students will take 15 credit hours from the following General Education Courses, assuring at least one course is taken in each of these areas: quantitative analysis, written and oral communication, and social sciences. Not all electives are available at all campuses.
|Critical Cognition||General Education||3.0|
|English Composition||General Education||3.0|
|Communication Studies||General Education||3.0|
|Human Factors in Behavior Performance||General Education||3.0|
|Comparative Literature||General Education||3.0|
|College Algebra||General Education||3.0|
|Physical Science||General Education||3.0|
|Logic & Ethics||General Education||3.0|
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