General Management Concentration (9224)

This concentration prepares students to be a generalist in the management field and is the most versatile option in terms of the students' selection of courses to meet individual or organizational needs. Core courses include coverage of all of the business functions which a manager would be expected to understand, and a wide variety of elective courses which enable students to select topics of particular relevance to them or their employers.

NOTE:  Students planning to transfer to a four-year college are encouraged to take ENGL 1120 English Composition II in addition to the following requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACCT 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
BUSM 1300 Introduction to Business 3
COMM 1000 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENGL 1110
English Composition I (A) 1
or English Composition I (B)
3
FYEX 1000 First Year Experience 1
ITIS 1000
Basic Computer Skills 2
or Computer Essentials
1
MATH 1040 Applied Business Mathematics 3 2
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
BUSM 1330 Business Ethics 3
BUSM 2000 Principles of Management 3
BUSM 2500 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON 2600 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 1050 Mathematics of Finance 3 2
 Credit Hours14
Third Semester
BUSM 1500 International Business in a Global Environment 3
BUSM 2100 Business Law I 3
BUSM 2300 Human Resource Management 3
BUSM 2400 Business Communication 3
Select course(s) from the Technical Electives list 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
ACCT 1270
Financial Analysis Using Spreadsheets 4
or Introduction to Managerial Accounting
3
BUSM 2700 Management Philosophy and Practice 3
Select course(s) from the Arts and Humanities Electives list 3
Select course(s) from the Technical Electives list 6
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours61
1

English course selection is based on placement test results (ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B) is 4 credits, only 3 credits apply to the degree).

2

Students may substitute ITIS 1005 Computer Essentials. This 3 credit course may be required for students transferring to a four-year college

3

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should take a sequence of math as advised by their counselor

4

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should take a sequence of accounting courses as advised by their counselor.

Technical course
This course is designated as a technical course in the program. Students must earn a "C" grade or higher in the course to fulfill the college's graduation requirements policy.

Electives

Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Electives
BUSM 1620Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
BUSM 1640Entrepreneurial Management 3
BUSM 1700Principles of E-Business 3
BUSM 2150Business Law II 3
BUSM 2250Leadership Development 3
BUSM 2330Employment Practices 3
BUSM 2350Labor-Management Relations 3
BUSM 2370Compensation and Benefits 3
BUSM 2380Training Skills and Techniques 3
BUSM 2520Marketing of Services 3
BUSM 2530Advertising 3
BUSM 2550Direct and Internet Marketing 3
Arts and Humanities Electives
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 2220Survey of Art I3
ARTS 2230Survey of Art II3
ENGL 2250Survey of American Literature I3
ENGL 2260Survey of American Literature II3
ENGL 2280Survey of British Literature I3
ENGL 2290Survey of British Literature II3
HUMX 1100Introduction to Humanities3
HUMX 1200The American Experience in the Arts3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
MUSC 2200Music History and Literature I3
MUSC 2250Music History and Literature II3
PHIL 1500Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 2000Comparative Religion3
PHOT 1000History of Photography3