Associate of Science Degree in Business Management (CEPS)

The Associates of Science Degree Program in Business Management is designed to prepare adult learners for future lower level managerial positions and to provide continuing education experiences for current managers. Students are encouraged to develop a sound philosophy, a strong sense of ethics, and effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.

The curriculum effectively balances management and administration courses with general education requirements thus affording students the opportunity to prepare for careers in business, government, and education and to fulfill the requirements for admission to graduate study.

Students in the Business Management degree program are required to maintain a minimum grade of “C” in all business and business-related courses as well as in English 101-102, COMM 103 and CSOSS 201.

Suggested Sequence

Freshman Year
Course Credit Hours
CSOS 201 or CSOS 213Science & Technology3
BIOL 101 or ENSC 204Science & Technology3
ENGL 102Written Communication II3
BIOL 101Nature of Life3
MATH 117Precalculus I3
MATH 130Calculus3
COMM 103Oral Communication3
HIST 106World Civilizations II3
ECON 201Principles of Economics (Macro)3
MGMT 200Introduction to Business3
MGMT 201Introduction to Management Strategy3
Sophomore Year
Course Credit Hours
ACCT 203Accounting Principles I3
ACCT 204Accounting Principles II3
CSOS 240Introduction to Human Resource Management3
FINC 290Personal Finance3
HUMN 201Seminar in Humanities I3
ECON 202Principles of Economics (Micro)3
MGMT 205Computer Concepts in Business3
MGMT 215Principles of Statistical Analysis3
ENTR 210Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
ENGL 218Applied Communication3

63 Total Credit Hours

Minimum grade of “C” is required in all Major and all Related courses including CSOO 201, ECON 200, ENGO 101-102 and COMO 103. A minimum grade of “C” is required in all transfer courses. Courses taken to meet General Education Requirements cannot also be used to satisfy major requirements.