Overview

The Business Management degree program combines sound business training with on-the-job experience. Classroom experience includes understanding contemporary practices in management, marketing, human resources, accounting, and organizational development. Students also learn about effective use of time, money, materials, and people to improve business results.

Through cooperative education work experience, students gain valuable insight and “how to” experience in assessing and solving management challenges that businesses deal with every day.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Business degree.

Related Programs

Marketing Management (MMT)Entrepreneurship Certificate (ETRPC)Paralegal Certificate (LAW)Real Estate Certificate (REC)

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Program Chair

Co-op Coordinator

Advisor

Judy Marshall
BBA, MA, M.Ed.

Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assume team leadership
  • Enter management training
  • Manage business at entry level in a variety of functional areas

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Process Manager

Graduate Employment Outlook

The outlook for management careers is very good for the next decade, according to Money magazine and Salary.com. Two management careers that ranked in the top 50 were Human Resource Manager (ranking fourth) and Sales Manager (ranking twenty-first). Other top-ranking management careers include Business Operations Specialist, General and Operations Manager, and First-Line Supervisors in various fields.

$16/hr - $24/hr

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Transfer History

  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Franklin University
  • Miami University (regional campus)
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Wilmington College
  • Xavier University

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Walt Disney World Resorts

$10/hr - $15/hour

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Business Management (BM)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (T) 1 0 1
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
IM 1XX Computer Elective (B) 2 3 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G) 3 0 3
Semester 2
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G) 3 0 3
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics ( G) 3 0 3
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing ( B) 3 0 3
MGT 105 Human Resource Management ( T) 3 0 3
BUS 190 Professional Practices ( T) 1 0 1
Semester 3
ACC 101 Financial Accounting ( B) 2 2 3
LAW 101 Business Law ( B) 3 0 3
MGT 220 Leadership ( T) 3 0 3
COMM 1XX Communications Elective (T) 3 0 3
Semester 4
XXX XXX Business Elective 1 (T) 3 0 3
MGT X9X Cooperative Education Elective: Management (T) 1 40 2
Semester 5
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G) 3 0 3
FIN 150 Business Finance ( T) 3 0 3
MKT 130 Principles of Sales ( T) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Business Elective 2 (T) 3 0 3
Semester 6
MGT 290 Business Management Capstone ( T) 2 2 3
MGT X9X Cooperative Education Elective: Management (T) 1 40 2
Total Credits: 55 87 60

 Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 3
Computer Elective
IM 111 Computer Applications 3
IM 120 Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
IM 200 Information Systems for Managers 3
Communications Elective
COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Mathematics Elective
MAT 105 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MAT 111 Business Mathematics 3
MAT 115 Pre-Statistics 3
MAT 131 Statistics 1 3
MAT 132 Statistics 2 3
MAT 151 College Algebra 4
MAT 215 Business Calculus 6
MAT 251 Calculus 1 5
MAT 252 Calculus 2 5
Business Electives (6 credit hours required)
ACC 102 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 100 Personal Finance 3
FIN 120 Risk and Insurance 3
MGT 120 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 125 Business Ethics 3
MGT 130 Project Management 3
MGT 140 Quality Management 3
MKT 161 Branding and Product Development 1
MKT 162 Sales Promotion 1
MKT 163 Services and Non-Profit Marketing 1
MKT 164 Social Media and Consumer Engagement 1
MKT 205 Marketing Research 3
MKT 215 Advertising and Public Relations 3
MKT 231 Direct and Database Marketing 1
MKT 232 Integrated Marketing Communications 1
MKT 233 Sales Management 1
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130
Cooperative Education Elective (4 Credit Hours Required)
MGT 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Management 1
MGT 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Management 1
MGT 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Management 1
MGT 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Management 1
MGT 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Management 2
MGT 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Management 2
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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