2024-2025 College Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Business/Management Concentration (A.A.S.)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Accreditation. Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356, www.acbsp.org.

Program description. The Business program encompasses related disciplines in these general concentrations: Entrepreneurship Hospitality Management  and Management. Students have the opportunity to earn a degree in a cross-disciplinary environment that reflects the trend in industry. The program employs instructors with years of practical experience and is guided by working professionals.

Management concentration. The Management concentration is designed to produce graduates with the skills necessary to effectively manage and provide leadership for any organization’s most important resource: its people.

Typical job opportunities: Team leader, supervisor, human resources assistant, small-business manager/owner, management trainee, branch manager

Program outcomes. Upon completion of the Business program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically and develop problem solving skills utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening and electronic media.
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.
  4. Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills.
  5. Interpret accounting information, marketing practices and economic data and be creative with business solutions.

Contact(s): Business and Computer Technology, (865) 694-6656

Courses and Course Sequence

This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student’s responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. An academic advisor is provided for each student. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her assigned advisor.

Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 60-61

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To enroll in this Internship course, students must be in pursuit of an A.A.S. degree in Business with a Management concentration; have completed 15 hours of BUSN courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA in BUSN courses and an overall minimum 2.0 GPA; be enrolled in the semester in which the student will graduate; have completed and submitted the Internship application to the BCT internship coordinator prior to enrollment in the course and beginning of the term. 

See the General Education  section of this Catalog for electives.