Aug 16, 2018  
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog 
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Business Management: Small Business Ownership Emphasis: AAS (CTE)

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Associate of Applied Science | 67 credits minimum

Management, Marketing and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, BB 234
General Information, (801) 957-4073
Program Information, (801) 957-4470
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor, BB 132A, (801) 957-4323

Program Faculty:
Professors - Don Gren, Amar Sahay
Associate Professors - Basil Chelemes
Assistant Professors - Edward Engh, Eric LeDuc

Program Description: The Business Management Department offers a Certificate of Completion and Associate of Applied Science degrees in Business Management, and Small Business Management. These areas are designed to lead to employment as managers, manager-trainees, production planners and schedulers, engineering assistants, inventory control technicians, entrepreneurs, and a variety of other positions.

Students who are interested in pursuing courses leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management areas should follow the courses listed in Business Associate of Science or Business Associate of Arts degrees listed elsewhere in this catalog.

Career Opportunities: Small business owner, entrepreneur, start-up specialist / consultant.

Transfer/Articulation Information: This is a 2-year terminal degree. Several courses are transferable to other institutions. Students should check with the receiving institution to determine credit transferability.

Total Program/Course Fees: Some classes may have lab fees

Estimated Cost for Students: The estimated cost for textbooks per semester is $500.

Estimated Time to Completion: If a student follows the proposed sample schedule outline, course completion can be achieved in 4 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
Students will:
1.1 Understand fundamentals of business and the relationship of business to society.
1.2 Demonstrate knowledge of local and national laws.
1.3 Proficiently use technology.
1.4 Perform planning for a small business.
1.5 Demonstrate an understanding of distribution systems.
1 - Substantive Knowledge
Students will:
2.1 Communicate effectively in writing.
2.2 Communicate effectively verbally.
2.3 Communicate effectively numerically.
2 - Communicate Effectively
Students will:
3.1 Choose and perform appropriate analyses for quantitative and qualitative data.
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
Students will:
4.1 Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions.
4 - Think Critically
Students will:
5.1 Understand the ethical considerations that are inherently involved in business.
5.2 Engage in principled dialogue on civic issues involving local business.
5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Human Relations (HR) 3 Credits

Distribution Areas: (6 Credits)

Choose an additional six credits from at least two 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

NOTE: BUS 1050  and FIN 1050  fulfill program course requirements and cannot be taken as a General Education courses.

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. The classes designed to assist students in reaching the skill level necessary to enter the certificate and degree programs are computer applications, MATH 0990 . Any class in the preparatory skills may be waived for students who can demonstrate equivalent skills.

It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before class may be taken.

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