Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Business Management: AAS (CTE)

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Associate of Applied Science | 63 credits minimum

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Program Description 
The AAS in Business Management includes the study of business theory and principles applied in the many activities of business today, both nationally and worldwide. Emphasis is given to problem solving and decision making to prepare the graduate with decision-making skills for a variety of career areas.

Career Opportunities
Graduates with an AAS in Business Management will gain the skills and abilities to apply for a variety of jobs including General & Operations Manager, Sales Manager, Business Analyst, Entrepreneur, and Retail Manager.

Transfer/Articulation Information
This is a 2-year terminal degree not designed to transfer. Several courses are transferable to other institutions. Students should check with a business advisor or the receiving institution to determine credit transferability.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements

Complete all General Education courses. Refer to Notes for program specific requirements and recommendations.


Program General Education Notes


Quantitative Studies (QS): FIN 1380

Communication (CM): BUS 2200  or
COMM 1500  or
COMM 2110

Human Relations (HR): MKTG 1960

Social Science (SS): FIN 1050

If a course is taken for a General Education, you may NOT count it also as a degree requirement/elective, and vice versa. 

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

  • Business Management AAS: Full-time  
  • Time to completion is 4 semesters based on a full-time minimum of 15 credits per semester. Less than 15 credits per semester will increase time to completion.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Analyze fundamentals of business and the relationship of business to society. Examine how local and national laws apply to business. Perform planning for a small business.  [1]
  • Communicate effectively in writing. Communicate effectively verbally. Communicate effectively numerically.  [2]
  • Perform appropriate analyses for quantitative and qualitative data. [3]
  • Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions. [4,5]
  • Engage in principled dialogue on civic issues involving local business. [6]
  • Explain the ethical considerations that are inherently involved in business. [7]
  • Make use of computer technology. [9]

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