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Business Management

This program is designed to help students change careers, enhance existing skills, or obtain a strong, broad-based knowledge of manufacturing, retail, and service industries. This program also promotes success in both profit and non-profit organizations for a competitive edge in today’s business climate.

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Associate in Applied Science T Degree Business Management AAS-T

Brief Description

The AAS-T in Business Management combines technical courses required for job preparation and college-level general education courses. These degrees are designed for the dual purpose of immediate employment and preparation for the junior year in a Washington state bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree program. This degree provides a strong background to enhance existing business skills and obtain broad based knowledge of business management in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries. This program also promotes success in both profit and non-profit organizations for a competitive edge in today’s business climate.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Identify contemporary business concepts, principles and practices
  • Demonstrate the interrelationship of the functional areas of business including management, marketing, law, organizational behavior, computer and software systems, human resources, insurance, accounting, and finance
  • Analyze the interrelationship of a business organization within the larger business environment, including international business
  • Apply basic legal business concepts within the legal environment in which business is conducted
  • Perform basic business calculations to demonstrate basic financial literacy
  • Apply problem solving and analysis skills to business research questions and demonstrate appropriate solutions
  • Communicate business concepts effectively both in writing and orally in clear concise language appropriate to the audience
  • Work as an effective team member and leader to develop a business plan and reach specific business goals
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary human relations/ organizational behavior in terms of concepts, processes, and models and the issues, advantages, and challenges related to diversity in business organizations
  • Identify the issues and challenges related to ethics in current business organizations

The following certificate(s) are nested within this degree:

  • Entrepreneurship – Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Project Management – Certificate of Accomplishment

2014-15

Completion Worksheet

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Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
Core Coursework: (55 Credits)
ACCT 234 Managerial Accounting 5
BTS 165 Business Spreadsheet Analysis & Design 5
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS 120 Organizational Behavior 5
BUS 145 Business Mathematics 5
BUS 201 Business Law 5
BUS 210 Investments 5
BUS 221 Human Resources Management 5
BUS 230 Project Management 5
INTST 150 International Business  5
MKTG 154 Principles of Marketing 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ACCT 101 Practical Accounting I 5
ACCT 225 Survey of Financial and Managerial Accounting 5
Communication: (5 Credits)
ENGL& 101 English Compsition I 5
Quantitative: (5 Credits)
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics I (5 Cr)  
Any college level math of 107 or higher (5 Cr)
Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities: (10 Credits)
Choose 10 credits from the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA).
One course must meet the Cultural Diversity Requirement (CDR).
ECON& 201 and 202 are strongly recommended.
Electives: (5 Credits)
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BUS 241 Multicultural Business Consulting 5
BUS 250 Entrepreneurship 5
BUS 280 Advanced Studies in International Business 5
EXPRL 191 Academic Internship Experience 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
Any program approved electives (5 Cr)  
Total   90

2013-14

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this degree [PDF]

Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
General Education Requirements:
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics I 5
Any college level math of 107 or higher
Choose 10 credits from the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA)
list of Social Science, Natural Science or Humanities electives.
At least 5 credits must meet the Bellevue College Cultural Diversity requirement.
ECON& 201 and 202 strongly recommended 10
Core Requirements:
ACCT 234 Managerial Accounting 5
BTS 165 Business Spreadsheet Analysis & Design 5
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS 120 Organizational Behavior 5
BUS 145 Business Mathematics 5
BUS 201 Business Law 5
BUS 210 Investments 5
BUS 221 Human Resources Management 5
INTST 150 International Business  5
MKTG 154 Principles of Marketing 5
Approved Electives 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ACCT 101 Practical Accounting I 5
ACCT 225 Survey of Financial and Managerial Accounting 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BUS 241 Multicultural Business Consulting 5
BUS 250 Entrepreneurship 5
BUS 280 Advanced Studies in International Business 5
EXPRL 191 Academic Internship Experience VI5
Total   90

Associate in Arts Degree Business Management

Brief Description

The Associate in Arts in Business Management is designed to help students learn new or enhance existing business skills and obtain a strong, broad- based knowledge of business management in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries. This program also promotes success in both profit and non-profit organizations for a competitive edge in today’s business climate. Certificates in Entrepreneurship and Project Management may be applied to this degree.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Identify contemporary business concepts, principles and practices
  • Demonstrate the interrelationship of the functional areas of business including management, marketing, law, organizational behavior, computer and software systems, human resources, insurance, accounting, and finance
  • Analyze the interrelationship of a business organization within the larger business environment, including international business
  • Apply basic legal business concepts within the legal environment in which business is conducted
  • Perform basic business calculations to demonstrate basic financial literacy
  • Apply problem solving and analysis skills to business research questions and demonstrate appropriate solutions
  • Communicate business concepts effectively both in writing and orally in clear concise language appropriate to the audience
  • Work as an effective team member and leader to develop a business plan and reach specific business goals
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary human relations/ organizational behavior in terms of concepts, processes, and models and the issues, advantages, and challenges related to diversity in business organizations
  • Identify the issues and challenges related to ethics in current business organizations

The following certificate(s) are nested within this degree:

  • Entrepreneurship – Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Project Management – Certificate of Accomplishment

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this degree [PDF]

Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
ACCT 234 Managerial Accounting 5
BTS 165 Business Spreadsheet Analysis & Design 5
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS 120 Organizational Behavior 5
BUS 145 Business Mathematics 5
BUS 210 Investments 5
BUS 221 Human Resources Management 5
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
INTST 150 International Business  5
MKTG 154 Principles of Marketing 5
Science lab elective 6
Approved Electives 14
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ACCT 101 Practical Accounting I (5 Cr)  
ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I (5 Cr)  
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BA 200 Business Law Legal Foundations (5 Cr)  
BUS& 201 Business Law (5 Cr)  
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BUS 230 Project Management (5 Cr)  
BUS 245 Property & Liability Insurance (5 Cr)  
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BUS 241 Multicultural Business Consulting (5 Cr)  
ETHN 241 Multicultural Business Consulting (5 Cr)  
EXPRL 191 Academic Internship Experience (V 1-5 Cr)  
Total   90

Certificate of Accomplishment Entrepreneurship

Brief Description

The Entrepreneurship certificate is designed for students interested in entrepreneurial opportunities. It offers students an opportunity to understand entrepreneurship, take the first steps towards developing a new business and building the skills entrepreneurs need to be successful.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Plan in the entrepreneurial environment, including launching a new business
  • Develop a business plan for a startup business
  • Lead product innovation for businesses ranging from startups to well established corporations

The following certificate(s) are nested within this certificate:

  • This Certificate aligns students for the Business Management Associate Degree if they desire to continue their studies.

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this certificate [PDF]

Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
BUS 250 Entrepreneurship 5
MKTG 110 Client Customer Relations 5
MKTG 154 Principles of Marketing 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ACCT 101 Practical Accounting I (5 Cr)  
ACCT 225 Survey of Financial & Managerial Accounting(5 Cr)  
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BTS 161 Computer & Software Fundamentals(5 Cr)  
BTS 165 Business Spreadsheet Analysis & Design (5 Cr)  
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BUS 221 Human Resource Management (5 Cr)  
BUS 222 Advanced Leadership & Management (5 Cr)  
Total   30

Certificate of Accomplishment Project Management

Brief Description

The Project Management certificate addresses basic project management for better managing time, people, and money resources in a business environment. The certificate serves as the basis for further study and additional specialized skills in project management.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor and complete projects
  • Understand and be able to communicate project management concepts
  • Understand and be able to track projects using project management techniques and software
  • Use best practices as identified by the profession

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this certificate [PDF]

Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
BTS 280 Project Planning Tracking & Reporting 5
BUS 120 Organizational Behavior 5
BUS 230 Project Management 5
Choose one option from the following: 3-15
Option 1
ACCT 225 Survey of Financial & Managerial Accounting 5
Option 2
ACCT 101 Practical Accounting I 5
ACCT 102 Practical Accounting I 5
ACCT 234 Managerial Accounting 5
Option 3
BUS 299 Individual Studies in Business Management 3-5
Option 4
MKTG 299 Individual Studies in Marketing 3-5
Total   18-30

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