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    Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Business Administration: AAS (CTE)


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Associate of Applied Science | 64 credits minimum

Management, Marketing and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, BB 109
Program Information, (801) 957-4470

www.slcc.edu/businessmanagement
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor, Taylorsville Redwood Campus BB 132A, (801) 957-4323
 

Program Faculty:
Faculty members represent the following areas: Accounting, Business Communication, Business Management, Computer Science and Information Systems, Economics, Finance and Marketing.

Program Description:
The Business Administration AAS degree prepares students to enter the workplace with skills in a variety of areas. The School of Business offers Certificates of Proficiency (CP) in the following areas:

Business
Accounting
Computer Science and Information Systems
Culinary Arts
Finance
Management
Marketing

General Education 15 credits + Business Basics CP  18 credits + Essentials CP 15 credits + Specialized CP 16 credits = General Business AAS 64 credits

Choose the Business Basics CP  and any two (2) of the Essentials Certificates of Proficiency or one (1) Essentials and one (1) Specialized Certificate of Proficiency listed below. Completion of the General Education requirements (15 CREDITS MINIMUM), the Business Basics CP  (18 CREDITS MINIMUM) and two (2) Certificates of Proficiency (31 CREDITS MINIMUM) allows a student to be eligible to apply for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration.

Career Opportunities: With a degree in business administration, students have had exposure to a broad range of business related subjects such as accounting, sales, management, economics, finance, and marketing. Because of this, graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in many of these varied professions.

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.

Total Program/Course Fees: Some courses may have lab fees.

Estimated Cost for Students: Varies with course selection and credit hours. Approximately $500 per semester.

Estimated Time to Completion: If a student follows the proposed sample schedule outline, time to completion is four semesters.

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

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2 - Communicate Effectively
  3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4 - Think Critically and Creatively
  5 - Civic Engagement
  6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
  7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
For specific learning outcomes, see the Business Basics CP and the individually selected CPs.  

General Education Requirements


Core Skills:


Composition (EN) 3 Credits


Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits


Communication (CM) Choose One Course (3 Credits) from the Following


Human Relations (HR) 3 Credits


Distribution Areas (3 Credits)


Choose an additional 3 credits from at least 2 of the following Distribution Areas.

Life Sciences (LS)   3-4
Fine Arts (FA)   3-4
Humanities (HU)   3
Interdisciplinary (ID)  * 3
Physical Science (PS)   3
Social Science (SS)  ** 3


*Recommended: FIN 1050 . Recommended prerequisite for courses in Financial Services and Investments & Trading Certificates of Proficiency.
**Recommended: ECON 2020 . Counts toward the Economics Essentials, Finance Essentials, and Management Essentials Certificates of Proficiency and satisfies a prerequisite for Advanced Marketing Certificate of Proficiency.

Required Courses: (18 Credits Minimum)


Business Basics CP  (18 credits)

Elective Courses: (31 Credits Minimum)


Choose the Business Basics: CP (CTE)  and any two (2) of the Essentials Certificates of Proficiency or one (1) Essentials and one (1) Specialized Certificate of Proficiency listed below. Completion of the General Education requirements (15 CREDITS MINIMUM), the Business Basics CP (18 CREDITS MINIMUM) and two (2) Certificates of Proficiency (31 CREDITS MINIMUM) allows a student to be eligible to apply for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration. Choose any two (2) of the following Certificates of Proficiency:

Essentials Certificates of Proficiency


Accounting Essentials CP  (16 credits)
Finance Essentials CP  (15-17 credits)
Management Essentials CP  (17-18 credits)
Marketing Essentials CP  (16 credits)

Specialized Certificates of Proficiency


Intermediate Accounting CP   (16 credits)
Advanced Marketing CP  (16-18 credits)
Financial Management CP  (16 credits)
Financial Services CP  (17 credits)
Investments and Trading CP  (20 credits)
Small Business Management: CP (CTE)   (16 credits)

Note:


The student should refer to the specific Certificates of Proficiency for the list of courses, requirements, prerequisites, and scheduling suggestions to complete their degree.

Sample Schedule


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. SLCC may waive any class in the preparatory skills if students can demonstrate equivalent skills. It is the student’s responsibility to:

  • examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes.
  • satisfy those prerequisites before taking the designated class.

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