SLCC General Catalog

Business Management - Small Business Ownership Emphasis AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
66 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Business Management Department offers a Certificate of Completion and Associate of Applied Science degrees in Business Management, Production Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Small Business Management. These areas are designed to lead to employment as managers, manager-trainees, production planners and schedulers, engineering assistants, inventory control technicians, entrepreneurs, and a variety of other positions.

Students who are interested in pursuing courses leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management areas should follow the courses listed in Business Associate of Science or Business Associate of Arts degrees listed elsewhere in this catalog.

Career Opportunities

  • small business owner
  • entrepreneur
  • start-up specialist / consultant

Transfer/Articulation Information

This is a 2-year terminal degree. Several courses are transferable to other institutions. Students should check with the receiving institution to determine credit transferability.

Total Program/Course Fees

Some classes may have lab fees

Estimated Cost for Students

$100-$150 for textbooks per semester

Estimated Time to Completion

If a student follows the proposed sample schedule outline, course completion can be achieved in 4 semesters.

Specialized Accreditation

Associate degree business programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This accreditation represents the achievement of meeting the high national standards established for associate degree business programs.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing (EN)

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

FIN 1380

Financial Math (QS)

3

A

MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

BUS 2200

Business Communication

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MKTG 1960

Professionalism in Business

3

A

Distribution Areas: (6 Credits)

Choose an additional six credits from at least two of the following distribution areas.

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

Physical Science (PS)

3

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

NOTE: BUS 1050 and FIN 1050 fulfill program course requirements and cannot be taken as a General Education courses. 

Required Courses: (40 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisites

ACCT 2010

Survey Fin Acct

3

A

 

ACCT 2020

Managerial Acct

3

A

ACCT 1110 or ACCT 2010, and CIS 1020 or challenge exam

BUS 1050

Foundations of Bus

3

A

ENGL 1010 (may be taken concurrently)

ECON 2010

Microeconomics

3

A

 

FIN 2040

Financial Management

3

Sp

ACCT 2020

FIN 2210

Credit and Collections

3

A

ACCT 1110 or ACCT 1220

MGT 1020

Distribution Sys

3

A

 

MGT 2020

Entrepreneurship

3

A

BUS 1050, MKTG 1030, ACCT 2020

MGT 2040

Bus Statistics I

4

A

BUS 1050, CIS 1020, and MATH 1010 or FIN 1380

MGT 2050

Legal Environment of Bus

3

A

BUS 1050

MGT 2070

Human Resource Mgmt

3

F

BUS 1050

MGT 2080

Employment Law

3

Sp

BUS 1050

MKTG 1010

Customer Service Tech

2

A

 

MKTG 1030

Intro Marketing

3

A

 

MKTG 1480

Sales

3

Sp

 

Elective Courses: (Select 4 Credits From The Following)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisites

FIN 1050

Personal Finance

3

A

 

FIN 2950

Executive Lectures

1

Sp

 

LE 1220

Human Relat - Career Dev

3

A

 

MGT 1040

Business Ethics

3

F, Sp

 

MGT 1600

Management Essentials

3

A

 

MGT 2000

Bus Management CO-OP

1-3

TBA

Sophomore standing, 2.0 GPA and related employment

MGT 2600

International Trade & Bus

3

Sp

BUS 1050 or ECON 2020

MGT 2950

Entrepreneur Forum

1

F

 

MGT 2960

Entrepreneur Forum

1

F

MGT 2950

MGT 2990

Current Topics

1

TBA

variable, contact department

MKTG 1070

Promotion

3

F

 

MKTG 1300

Bus Presentations

2

F

 

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

  ACCT 2010

3

  ACCT 2020

3

  MKTG 1010

2

  BUS 1050

3

  ECON 2010

3

  BUS 2200

3

  ENGL 1010

3

  MGT 1020

3

  FIN 1380

3

  MKTG 1960

3

  MKTG 1030

3

 

 

Total

17

Total

15

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

  FIN 2210

2

  FIN 2040

3

  MGT 2070

3

  MGT 2040

4

  MGT 2020

3

  MKTG 2080

3

  MGT 2050

3

  MKTG 1480

3

  Distribution

3

  Distribution

3

  ELEC

2

  ELEC

2

Total

16

Total

18

 

Advising Notes

Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program. The classes designed to assist students in reaching the skill level necessary to enter the certificate and degree programs are computer applications, MATH 0990. Any class in the preparatory skills may be waived for students who can demonstrate equivalent skills.

It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before class may be taken.

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Understand fundamentals of business and the relationship of business to society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local and national laws.
  • Proficiently use technology.
  • Perform planning for a small business.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of distribution systems.
  • Design and analyze production operations and supply chain networks.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

Students will:

  • Communicate effectively in writing.
  • Communicate effectively verbally.
  • Communicate effectively numerically.

2 – Communicate Effectively

Students will:

  • Choose and perform appropriate analyses for quantitative and qualitative data.

3 – Develop Quantitative Literacy

 

Students will:

  • Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions.

4 – Think Critically

Students will:

  • Understand the ethical considerations that are inherently involved in business.
  • Engage in principled dialogue on civic issues involving local business.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Management, Marketing and Culinary Arts Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 234

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4483

Business Management Program

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 132A
801-957-4323

Program Faculty

Professors
Don Gren
Roger Lee
Amar Sahay

Associate Professors
Karen Killinger
Melodee Lambert

Assistant Professors
Basil Chelemes
Edward Engh

Instructors
Don Skousen