The Associate in Science in Business Management will prepare students to compete for management positions within an organization. These positions would include responsibilities for formulating and implementing policies, employee relations, long-range planning, and overseeing the work of other levels within the organization.
Through coursework with an interdisciplinary focus, students will explore market trends and topics in workplace diversity, leadership, time management and social skills. Program-wide emphasis is placed on the importance of teamwork, strength leadership and global mindsets. Students will collaborate with prospective peers to complete presentations on subjects such as consumer behavior, globalization, human capital and organizational culture.
|Required Core Courses||22|
or ACCT R101H
|Honors: Financial Accounting|
|Introduction to Entrepreneurship|
|Introduction to Business|
|Introduction to Management|
|Human Resource Management|
|Complete a minimum of 6 units from the following:||6|
|Marketing for Small Business|
|Social Media Marketing|
|Introduction to Computer Information Systems|
|Introduction to Oral Communication|
|Introduction to the Principles of Microeconomics|
or ECON R201H
|Honors: Introduction to the Principles of Microeconomics|
|Introduction to the Principles of Macroeconomics|
or ECON R202H
|Honors: Introduction to the Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Complete a minimum of 3 units from the following courses:||3|
|Total Required Major Units||31|
|Oxnard College General Education Pattern||29|
|Free Electives Required||0|
|Total Units Required for the A.S. Degree||60|
To complete the Associate Degree, students must meet requirements in the major, general education, competency, units, scholarship, and residency. Refer to Earn an Associate Degree and the A.A. or A.S. Degree in Specific Majors sections of this catalog.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Write clearly and accurately in a variety of business contexts and formats while checking, editing, and revising their written work for correct information, appropriate emphasis, form, style, and grammar.
- Understand management concepts and approaches including planning for, organizing, and controlling organizational resources, preparing for and managing organizational change, and managing and leading people.
- Apply rules and principles to new business situations.
- Formulate ways of accessing and interpreting business information from beyond their immediate spheres.
- Demonstrate personal conduct that reflects an ethical understanding of complex business, economic and social issues.
- Demonstrate collaboration skills by working effectively with others in-group settings – both inside and outside the classroom.
- Interpret how information technology affects business operations, and utilize business technologies to their advantage.