Business Management AS (60 Credits)

Program Description

This degree builds a strong foundation in general business topics and gives students the ability to choose to concentrate in accounting, finance and credit, or sales management, marketing. Each elective area focuses students' practical knowledge in their field of study and provides opportunities to apply these skills in a variety of settings.
The Business Management AS Degree at SCTCC is a flexible degree designed for students who want to continue their education and/or enter the workforce. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in decision-making, interpersonal communication, critical thinking, project management and problem solving.
The general education courses may transfer and are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Career Opportunities

Graduates entering the work environment are likely to be employed by a variety of public and private organizations within the areas of professional sales, customer service, management, purchasing, banking, recovery, financial services, and accounting within retail, wholesale, and service organizations.

Core Studies
ACCT1215 Accounting Principles I 4 Credits
ACCT2229 Managerial Accounting 4 Credits
BUSM2275 Legal Environment of Business 3 Credits
CPTR1210 Introduction to Computers 3 Credits
SAMG1215 Principles of Management 3 Credits
Technical Electives - Choose 12 Credits
Accounting Electives
ACCT1216 Accounting Principles II 4 Credits
ACCT1217 Cost Accounting 4 Credits
ACCT1219 Spreadsheets-Microsoft Excel 2 Credits
ACCT1220 Payroll Accounting 2 Credits
ACCT1225 QuickBooks 3 Credits
ACCT2225 Computerized Accounting Projects 2 Credits
ACCT2226 Intermediate Accounting I 4 Credits
ACCT2230 Income Tax I 4 Credits
ACCT2231 Income Tax II 2 Credits
Sales and Management Electives
SAMG1200 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
SAMG1206 Strategic Customer Service 3 Credits
SAMG1211 Professional Sales Fundamentals 3 Credits
SAMG1221 Branding and Promotion 3 Credits
SAMG2245 Marketing Strategies 3 Credits
SAMG2255 Professional Sales Strategies 3 Credits
SAMG2270 Managing Human Resources 3 Credits
SAMG2280 Sales Force Management 3 Credits
SAMG2285 Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
ADVR2275 Social Media Marketing 4 Credits
Finance and Credit Electives
FNCR1200 Personal Money Management 3 Credits
FNCR1220 Principles of Banking 3 Credits
FNCR1250 Credit Law 3 Credits
FNCR1260 Risk Management and Commercial Real Estate 3 Credits
FNCR2245 Consumer Lending 3 Credits
General Education
ENGL1302 Analytical Writing 4 Credits
ECON2320 Intro to Macroeconomics 3 Credits
ECON2330 Intro to Microeconomics 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications Oral 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 4 Math 1300 or 1350 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 6 Humanities 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 7 Diversity 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 8 Global Perspectives 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 9 Ethic/Civic Responsibility 3 Credits
MNTransfer General Education Electives Any Goal Area 3 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $1,795

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.