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Associate in Applied Science: Major in Management

The Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Management degree prepares the student to perform the basic functions of management including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Students also develop skills enabling them to communicate effectively using both written and verbal formats; develop and apply business ethics in managerial decision making; analyze and perform accounting operations; recognize and apply legal principles as they relate to business crimes, torts, and contracts; apply the principles of economics to business; and apply the principles of human resource management to the development of a competent business staff. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Admission to the Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Management program is restricted to those who have met the prerequisite requirements and/or have the permission of the Department Chair.

In order to enter the Management program, the following courses must be successfully completed with a grade “C” or higher: ENG 032; RDG 032; MAT 032. While completing these courses, students may enter the Occupational Studies - Emphasis in Business certificate program.

General Education................... 18 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 9 credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.
-AND- Select ONE course from the following:
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
SPC 209 Interpersonal Communications - 3 credits

Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics 3 credits MAT 102 Intermediate Algebra - 3 credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits Select ONE course from the following:
ECO 210 Macroeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 211 Microeconomics - 3 credits
-AND-
Select Social/Behavioral Sciences courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.

Major Course Requirements... 45 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II - 3 credits
BAF 201 Principles of Finance - 3 credits
BAF 230 Computers in Finance - 3 credits
BUS 140 Business Mathematics - 3 credits
BUS 225 Social, Ethical and Legal Aspects of Business - 3 credits
MGT 101 Principles of Management - 3 credits
MGT 120 Small Business Management - 3 credits
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision - 3 credits
MGT 201 Human Resource Management - 3 credits
MGT 270 Managerial Communications - 3 credits
MKT 101 Marketing - 3 credits

Select THREE courses from the following:
BUS 135 Wage/Salary Administration - 3 credits
CPT 295 Desktop Publishing - 3 credits
MKT 110 Retailing - 3 credits
MKT 120 Sales Principles - 3 credits
MKT 140 e-Marketing - 3 credits
MKT 240 Advertising - 3 credits
BUS 275 Business Internship - 3 credits

Additional Course Requirements.... 3 Credits CPT 101 Introduction to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 66 Credits


Small Business Management Certificate

The Small Business Management Certificate is designed for the student who is currently working for, operating or considering starting a small business. Entrepreneurial decision making and opportunity analysis on a practical level are emphasized.

General Education.................... 3 Credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits

Major Course Requirements.... 21 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
BAF 230 Computers in Finance - 3 credits
BUS 135 Wage and Salary Administration - 3 credits
BUS 140 Business Mathematics - 3 credits
MGT 101 Principles of Management - 3 credits
MGT 120 Small Business Management - 3 credits
MKT 101 Marketing - 3 credits

Additional Course Requirements.... 3 Credits CPT 101 Introduction to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 27 Credits


Business Transfer Certificate

The Business Transfer Certificate provides the student with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to transfer to a four year Business program.

Aiken Technical College has an articulation agreement with the University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) that will allow a student who completes the Business Transfer Certificate to transfer all of the credits earned in the certificate to USCA.

In order to enter the Business Transfer Certificate, students must successfully complete MAT 102 or earn acceptable test scores to be directly placed into MAT 110.

General Education................... 24 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 12 credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
ENG 102 English Composition II - 3 credits
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
Select one of the following:
HIS 201 American History to 1877 - 3 credits
HIS 202 American History 1877+ - 3 credits

Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics Select 6 credits from the following: MAT 110 College Algebra - 3 credits
MAT 122 Finite College Math - 3 credits
MAT 130 Elementary Calculus - 3 credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits ECO 210 Macroeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 211 Microeconomics - 3 credits

Major Course Requirements... 12 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II - 3 credits
MGT 101 Principles of Management - 3 credits
MKT 101 Marketing - 3 credits

Additional Course Requirements.... 3 Credits CPT 101 Introduction to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 39 Credits


Associate in Applied Science: Major in Marketing

The Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Marketing degree prepares the student to perform the basic marketing functions including advertising, personal sales, public relations and sales promotion. The student will also develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; recognize patterns of consumer behavior; develop and apply basic market planning techniques; and have a general understanding of fundamental business operations, including accounting, computer applications and economic principles. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Admission to the Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Marketing program is restricted to those who have met the prerequisite requirements and/or have the permission of the program coordinator.

In order to enter the Marketing program, the following courses must be successfully completed with a grade “C” or higher: ENG 032; RDG 032; MAT 032.

While completing the above courses, you may enter the Occupational Studies - Emphasis in Business Certificate program. All classes in the certificate program will transfer to the degree program.

General Education................... 18 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 9 credits
ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.
-AND- Select ONE course from the following:
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
SPC 209 Interpersonal Communications - 3 credits

Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics 3 credits
MAT 102 Intermediate Algebra - 3 credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits
Select ONE course from the following:
ECO 210 Macroeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 211 Microeconomics - 3 credits
Select Social/Behavioral Sciences courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.

Major Requirements................... 45 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II - 3 credits
BAF 201 Principles of Finance - 3 credits
BUS 140 Business Mathematics - 3 credits
BUS 225 Social, Ethical and Legal Aspects of Business - 3 credits
MGT 101 Principles of Management - 3 credits
MKT 101 Marketing - 3 credits
MKT 110 Retailing - 3 credits
MKT 120 Sales Principles - 3 credits
MKT 140 e-Marketing - 3 credits
MKT 240 Advertising - 3 credits
MKT 270 Managerial Communications - 3 credits

-AND- Select ONE course from the following:
CPT 162 Intro to Webpage Publishing - 3 credits
CPT 295 Desktop Publishing Applications - 3 credits

-AND- Select TWO courses from the following:
BAF 230 Computers in Finance - 3 credits
MGT 120 Small Business Management - 3 credits
BUS 275 Business Internship - 3 credits

Additional Requirements................... 3 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 66 Credits


Marketing Specialist

The Marketing Specialist Certificate prepares students for entry into the AAS - Marketing degree and for entry level employment in the ever-changing field of Marketing. Special emphasis is placed on Internet marketing and its strategic application to businesses - both small and large.

General Education................... 3 Credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits

Major Requirements................... 15 Credits MKT 101 Marketing - 3 credits
MKT 140 E-Marketing - 3 credits

Select ONE course from the following:
CPT 162 Intro to Web Page Publishing - 3 credits
CPT 295 Desktop Publishing Applications - 3 credits
-AND-
Select TWO courses from the following:
MKT 110 Retailing - 3 credits
MKT 120 Sales Principles - 3 credits
MKT 240 Advertising - 3 credits

Additional Requirements................... 3 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 21 Credits


Associate in Applied Science: Major in Accounting

The Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Accounting prepares the student to record and post transactions, prepare adjusting entries and financial statements, perform general accounting operations, process accounting information using a microcomputer to produce various accounting records and maintain books for municipalities, state and government agencies. A graduate will be prepared to work independently or as a team member with management.

This program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Admission to the Associate in Applied Science with a Major in Accounting program is restricted to those who have met the prerequisite requirements and/or have the permission of the academic coordinator. In order to enter the Accounting program, the following courses must be successfully completed with a grade “C” or higher: ENG 032; RDG 032; MAT 032.

While completing the above courses you may enter the Occupational Studies - Emphasis in Business Certificate program. All classes in the certificate program will transfer to the degree program.

General Education................... 18 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 9 credits
ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.
-AND- Select ONE course from the following:
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
SPC 209 Interpersonal Communications - 3 credits

Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics 3 credits
MAT 102 Intermediate Algebra - 3 credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits
Select ONE course from the following:
ECO 210 Macroeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 211 Microeconomics - 3 credits
Select Social/Behavioral Sciences courses totaling 3 credits from the course list.

Major Requirements................... 48 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II - 3 credits
ACC 120 Federal Income Tax - 3 credits
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting - 3 credits
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I - 3 credits
ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II - 3 credits
ACC 230 Cost Accounting I - 3 credits
ACC 231 Cost Accounting II - 3 credits
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting - 3 credits
ACC 265 Not-For-Profit Accounting - 3 credits
BAF 201 Principles of Finance - 3 credits
BAF 230 Computers in Finance - 3 credits
BUS 140 Business Mathematics - 3 credits
BUS 225 Social, Ethical and Legal Aspects of Business - 3 credits
MGT 101 Principles of Management - 3 credits
MGT 270 Managerial Communications - 3 credits

Additional Requirements................... 3 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 69 Credits


General Accounting Certificate

The General Accounting Certificate prepares the student for entry level positions in the fast-growing field of bookkeeping, general accounting, record keeping, and payroll.

General Education................... 3 Credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits

Major Requirements................... 15 Credits ACC 101 Accounting Principles I - 3 credits
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting - 3 credits
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting - 3 credits
BAF 230 Computers in Finance - 3 credits
BUS 140 Business Mathematics - 3 credits

Additional Requirements................... 3 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 credits

Total Credits Required: 21 Credits


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