Associate of Science Degree in Business Management (CEPS)

The Associates of Science Degree Program in Business Management is designed to prepare adult learners for future lower level managerial positions and to provide continuing education experiences for current managers. Students are encouraged to develop a sound philosophy, a strong sense of ethics, and effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.

The curriculum effectively balances management and administration courses with general education requirements thus affording students the opportunity to prepare for careers in business, government, and education and to fulfill the requirements for admission to graduate study.

Students in the Business Management degree program are required to maintain a minimum grade of "C" in all business and business-related courses as well as in English 101-102, COMM 103 and CSOSS 201.

Suggested Sequence

Freshman Year
Course Credit Hours
CSOS 201 or CSOS 213 Science & Technology 3
BIOL 101 or ENSC 204 Science & Technology 3
ENGL 102 Written Communication II 3
BIOL 101 Nature of Life 3
MATH 117 Precalculus I 3
MATH 130 Calculus 3
COMM 103 Oral Communication 3
HIST 106 World Civilizations II 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
MGMT 200 Introduction to Business 3
MGMT 201 Introduction to Management Strategy 3
Sophomore Year
Course Credit Hours
ACCT 203 Accounting Principles I 3
ACCT 204 Accounting Principles II 3
CSOS 240 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
FINC 290 Personal Finance 3
HUMN 201 Seminar in Humanities I 3
ECON 202 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
MGMT 205 Computer Concepts in Business 3
MGMT 215 Principles of Statistical Analysis 3
ENTR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENGL 218 Applied Communication 3

63 Total Credit Hours

Minimum grade of "C" is required in all Major and all Related courses including CSOO 201, ECON 200, ENGO 101-102 and COMO 103. A minimum grade of "C" is required in all transfer courses. Courses taken to meet General Education Requirements cannot also be used to satisfy major requirements.