Management (Bachelor of Applied Science)
The BAS in Management program is designed to provide AAS degree holders with the management and leaderships skills necessary for successful career advancement. The primary objective of this program is to provide a balanced, flexible education. Students will be able integrate their AAS specialty area directly into pursuit of a bachelors degree. The BAS in Management will be available exclusively to students who have already obtained an AAS. The proposed BAS will allow our faculty to work with another student market by providing upper level business course work to advance opportunities for workers with an AAS degree in trades and industry.
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Collegiate DECA: The mission of DECA is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA provides opportunities for students to be academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, and to become experienced leaders. DECA helps promote networking, innovation, integrity, and teamwork for all members. Students have the opportunity to participate in leadership conferences, state and international competition and professional development which will help aid students in their mastery toward employability skills.
VCSU Ag Club: The goals of the club are to provide opportunities for members to develop the skills, abilities, and leadership qualities necessary to enter and advance in careers in agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural technologies, horticulture, and natural resources. Any student preparing for a career in these areas is welcome to join. Members will participate in leadership activities specifically focused on the agricultural environment.
Students are encouraged to earn credits by extending their learning beyond the classroom. For example, several prominent firms in the region offer internship programs that provide supervised business training. Firms such as Bank Forward, John Deere Seeding Group, Gander Mountain, Coca-Cola, WDAY, Farm Services Agency, Chamber of Commerce, KOVC and Best Buy have had VCSU students in their internship programs. Shadowing allows students to observe managers in daily work routines. Students will have the opportunity to also participate in economic development activities such as tours, workshops, fairs and conferences. An internship can be a part of a student's academic program and can take place any semester after sophomore year for 3 to 12 credits. Student interns gain hands-on workplace experience to build resumes, become well prepared to enter a specific career field, network with professionals in the career field of interest, and may gain a full-time position through that experience.
General Education Requirements
|ENGL 110||College Composition I||3|
|ENGL 125||Introduction to Professional Writing||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
|From the General Education Requirements menu http://catalog.vcsu.edu/undergraduate-catalog/academic-affairs/general-education/#genedcoursestext, select one course from each of the following requirement areas:|
|Elementary Statistics 1|
|Humanities Literacies or Art or Music||3|
|Additional General Education|
|Select 11 credits from the following:||11|
Additional general education courses from the Math, Lab Science, Technology, or Social Science requirement areas
|AAS Specialty Area||36-44|
|COMM 304||Corporate Communication||3|
|COMM 311||Communication and Interviewing||3|
|COMM 483||Organizational Communication||3|
|CIS 329||Information Systems Management||3|
|CIS 369||Enterprise Systems||3|
|SE 381||Project Management||3|
|ACCT 200||Elements of Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 201||Elements of Accounting II||3|
|BUSI 315||Business in the Legal Environment||3|
|BUSI 350||Operations Management||3|
|BUSI 480||Strategic Planning||3|
|MGMT 235||Diversity in the Workplace||3|
|MGMT 270||Business Ethics||3|
|MGMT 330||Principles of Management||3|
|MGMT 340||Human Resource Management||3|
|MGMT 372||Foundations of Leadership||3|
Total General Education 36 Hrs
Total Major Requirement 84-92 Hrs
Total Credits 121-128 Hrs
For degree and graduation requirements, visit degree requirements and graduation requirements.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of core business functional areas (accounting, finance, management, and marketing).
- Students will execute business practices (plan, organize, lead and control) within the operations of an organizational environment.
- Students will model professional behavior and effective leadership through their interaction and communication (verbal and written).
- Through the analysis of the business environment, the student will formulate knowledgeable solutions for the organization.
- Students will execute (design, construct, implement and manage) information technology solutions for business processes and enterprise systems.