Business Management (BM)

Description

The Business Management degree program combines sound business training with on-the-job experience. Classroom experience includes understanding contemporary practices in management, marketing, human resources, accounting, and organizational development. Students also learn about effective use of time, money, materials, and people to improve business results.

Through cooperative education work experience, students gain valuable insight and "how to" experience in assessing and solving management challenges that businesses deal with every day.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Business degree.

Related Programs

Program Code

BM.AAB

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Assume team leadership
  • Enter management training
  • Manage business at entry level in a variety of functional areas

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Process Manager

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$16/hr - $24/hr

Employment Outlook

The outlook for management careers is very good for the next decade, according to Money magazine and Salary.com. Two management careers that ranked in the top 50 were Human Resource Manager (ranking fourth) and Sales Manager (ranking twenty-first). Other top-ranking management careers include Business Operations Specialist, General and Operations Manager, and First-Line Supervisors in various fields.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Franklin University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Wilmington College
  • Xavier University

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Walt Disney World Resorts

Co-op Salary Projections

$10–$15/hour

Curriculum

Business Management (BM)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics ( G) 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing ( B) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
IM 1XX Computer Elective (B)   2 3 3
Semester 2      
ACC 101 Financial Accounting ( B) 2 2 3
BUS 190 Professional Practices ( B) 1 0 1
LAW 101 Business Law ( B) 3 0 3
MGT 105 Human Resource Management ( T) 3 0 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 3      
MGT 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Management ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 4      
MGT 220 Leadership ( T) 3 0 3
MKT 130 Professional Selling ( T) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Business Elective 1 (T)   3 0 3
XXX XXX Business Elective 2 (T)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
MGT 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Management ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 6      
FIN 150 Business Finance ( T) 3 0 3
MGT 130 Project Management ( T) 3 0 3
MGT 140 Quality Management ( T) 3 0 3
MGT 290 Business Management Capstone ( T) 2 2 3
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
Total Credits:   58 87 63

 Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Computer Elective  
IM 111 Computer Applications 1 3
IM 112 Computer Applications 2 3
IM 120 Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Mathematics Elective  
MAT 111 Business Mathematics 3
MAT 115 Pre-Statistics 3
MAT 131 Statistics 1 3
MAT 132 Statistics 2 3
MAT 151 College Algebra 4
MAT 215 Business Calculus 6
MAT 251 Calculus 1 5
MAT 252 Calculus 2 5
Business Elective (six credit hours required)  
ACC 102 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 100 Personal Finance 3
FIN 120 Risk and Insurance 3
MGT 120 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 125 Business Ethics 3
MKT 161 Branding and Product Development 1
MKT 162 Sales Promotion 1
MKT 163 Services and Non-Profit Marketing 1
MKT 164 Social Media and Consumer Engagement 1
MKT 205 Marketing Research 3
MKT 215 Advertising and Public Relations 3
MKT 231 Direct and Database Marketing 1
MKT 232 Integrated Marketing Communications 1
MKT 233 Sales Management 1
Arts/Humanities Elective  
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130  

Contacts

Program Chair
Paula Kirch Smith, M.Ed., CHE
(513) 569-1650
Advisor
Judy Marshall, BBA, MA, M.Ed.
Lesli Rice, MBA
Co-op Coordinator
Adam Waits, AAB, BA
(513) 569-4847
adam.waits@cincinnatistate.edu