Business Administration

Program Description:

The increasing complexities of the business environment have created the need for individuals who possess a greater diversity of skills. Interpersonal, communication, analytical, decision-making, customer service, and computer skills are essential for success in business. Mountwest Community and Technical College’s Management Technology program provides these skills and prepares students for entry-level positions in organizations with career paths that eventually lead to supervisory and management positions. The program also prepares employed individuals for upward mobility within their organization.

The flexibility of the Management Technology curriculum allows students to tailor a course of study to meet their own career goals and interests. The Business Administration option is designed to train students who seek supervisory positions in a retail environment. Upon completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Management Technology, the graduate will be able to:

•   Demonstrate fundamental supervisory skills
•   Apply knowledge of business computer software to business activities
•   Apply relevant mathematical skills to business activities
•   Demonstrate a working knowledge of ethical, legal, and social skills that relate to the business environment
•   Make decisions after gathering and analyzing information
•   Prepare and present written and oral communication
•   Demonstrate knowledge specific to the specialized option

REQUIRED COURSES for Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
AC 103 Introduction to Accounting (EDGE) 3
ENL 111 Written Communication2 3
IT 101 Fundamentals of Computers (EDGE) 3
MAT 115
or
MAT 145

Business Mathematics2
or
Applications in Albebra2

3
MG 101 Introduction to Business3(EDGE) 3
     
AT 104 Records Management3 3
AC 201 Financial Accounting4 3
COM 112 Oral Communication3 3
EC 201 Fundamentals of Microeconomics3 3
MAT 210 Statistics for Business and Industry5 3
     
AC 210 Managerial Accounting6 1
AC 221 Computerized Accounting I7 3
EC 202 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics1 3
MG 202 Business Organization & Management3 3
MK 130 Fundamentals of Marketing3 3
     
AC 234 Taxation9 3
FN 231 Business Finance10 3
MG 181 Retailing3 3
MG 226 Business Law 3
MG 296 Integrated Business Strategies11 3

1    ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
2    MAT 115, and MAT 145 have a prerequisite of MAT 096, or MAT 097, or placement in 100-level math.
3    AT 104, COM 112, EC 201, EC 202, MG 101, MG 181, and MK 130 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
4    AC 201 has a prerequisite of AC 103 or permission.
5    MAT 210 has a prerequisite of MAT 115, MAT 145, or MAT 120.
6    AC 210, and FN 231 have a prerequisite of AC 103 or AC 108 or AC 201.
7    AC 221 has a prerequisite of AC 103 or AC 108 or AC 201, and IT 101 or permission.
8    MG 202 has a prerequisite of MG 101.
9    AC 234 has a prerequisite of AC 103, AC 108, AC 201, ACC 215, or ACC 216.
10  FN 231 has a prerequisite of AC 103, AC 108, AC 201, or ACC 215.
11  MG 296 has a prerequisite of 45 credit hours completed in the program.

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