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Business Management, A.S.

 

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This degree is designed for students planning to enter the job market after completion of the program or to continue their education in four-year colleges.  It prepares students for entry-level positions in offices, private industry, civil service, and a variety of business fields. The following are the requirements for attaining a degree in this area.  (A course in keyboarding and/or keyboarding proficiency is strongly recommended). To complete the degree students must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of a minimum of 60 credits of which at least 20 must be earned at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.
  2. A grade point average of 2.0 ("C") or better.
  3. Meet the minimum of 30 credits of general education as required by the A.S. degree.

COURSE # COURSE TITLE CREDITS
BUS 1101
Introduction to Business 4
BUS 2201
Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 2202
Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS 2221*
Principles of Management 3
BUS 2230*
Principles of Marketing 3
 
Choose a minimum of 12 electives credits from the following:
Business Mathematics 3
Professional Selling 3
Business Law 3
Business Communications 3
Human Resource Mgmt. 3
ECON 2202 Principles of Microeconomics 3

Notes:  *Transfer with validation by the receiving institutions:  Methods of validation:

  1. Institutions have the option of course validation or
  2. Students can "test out" by exam or may receive "deferred credit" by successful completion of one specified advanced course in the program at the receiving institution. The total number of program credits required shall not exceed that for students who entered the institution as first year students.

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  1. Students can "test out" by exam or "deferred credit" by successful completion of one specified advanced course in the program at the receiving institution. The total number of program credits required shall not exceed that for students who entered the institution as first year students.