• Business

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    This AAS degree establishes a foundation for a successful management career while enabling students to explore a wide variety of business topics. The program is designed to enhance skills and employability for students who desire a career path in management as well as those who choose the entrepreneurial path. The AAS in Business permits students to complete certificates in Accounting, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Project Management or Retail Management and to apply those credits towards completion of the AAS in Business degree. Students may also select courses from a cross section of the aforementioned disciplines.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • demonstrate an understanding of fundamental business concepts through the integration of the functional areas of business into a comprehensive plan,
    • interpret and present business-related financial information,
    • use Microsoft Office applications to create business documents, data files and presentations;
    • demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively,
    • identify effective human resource practices,
    • demonstrate an understanding of key legal concepts as they apply to business, e.g. torts, crimes, ethics, and contracts;
    • identify effective interpersonal strategies for individual and group situations.

    CAREERS

    Career opportunities include managers, coordinators, or supervisors in areas such as project management, human resource management, customer service, or retail management.

    For information contact Sharon Parker, 503-594-3075 or sharonp@clackamas.edu

    BUSINESS ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 1ST YEAR

    FALL TERM Credits

    BA-101 Introduction to Business 4

    BA-104* Business Math

    or MTH-065 Algebra I 3-4

    BA-224 Human Resource Management 4

    WR-121 English Composition 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 4

    BA-223 Principles of Marketing 4

    BA-285 Human Relations in Business 4

    — — Business program electives 3

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-205 Business Communications with Technology 4

    BA-211 Financial Accounting I 4

    BA-226 Business Law I 4

    — — Business program electives 3

    BUSINESS ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 2ND YEAR

    FALL TERM Credits

    BA-206 Management Fundamentals 4

    BA-212 Financial Accounting II 4

    — — PE/Health/Safety/First Aid requirement 1

    — — Business program electives 7

    WINTER TERM Credits

    BA-213 Decision Making with Accounting Information 4

    — — Business program electives 12

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-217 Budgeting for Managers 3

    WR-227 Technical Report Writing

    or BA-225 Business Report Writing 3-4

    BA-280 Business/CWE 3

    — — Business program electives 7

    Credits required for degree 93-95

    * For this degree, BA-104 meets the Related Instruction Computation requirement.

    BUSINESS PROGRAM ELECTIVES

    Any Business Administration (BA) or Business Technology (BT) course not included in the Business AAS program; or up to 12 credits from CS-125P, CS-125R, CS-133VA, CS-133VB, CS-135DB, CS-135I, CS-135S, CS-135W, EC-201, EC-202, COMM-111, MTH-111, MTH-243, and MTH-244 may also be used to satisfy program electives.

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    Email us: marys@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3071