- Associate of Applied Science
Nature of Program
The program will prepare students for positions at low and middle management levels of business, industry, and government.
Graduate of this program may apply for admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Business Management.
This degree provides useful preparation for many entry-level, business-related occupations including general management in manufacturing production and service industries.
- Katrina Westfall - M.B.A. (Frostburg State University)
- Amy Weaver - M.A.T. (Marshall University)
General Education Foundations
NOTE: Some major requirements will fulfill specific GEF requirements. Please see the curriculum requirements listed below for details on which GEFs you will need to select.
|General Education Foundations|
|F1 - Composition & Rhetoric||3-6|
|Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric|
and Composition, Rhetoric, and Research
or ENGL 103
|Accelerated Academic Writing|
|F2A/F2B - Science & Technology||4-6|
|F3 - Math & Quantitative Skills||3-4|
|F4 - Society & Connections||3|
|F5 - Human Inquiry & the Past||3|
|F6 - The Arts & Creativity||3|
|F7 - Global Studies & Diversity||3|
|F8 - Focus (may be satisfied by completion of a minor, double major, or dual degree)||9|
Please note that not all of the GEF courses are offered at all campuses. Students should consult with their advisor or academic department regarding the GEF course offerings available at their campus.
|GEF Requirement (GEF 2B)||4|
|ENGL 101||Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric (GEF 1)||3|
|MATH 124||Algebra with Applications (or higher; GEF 3)||3|
|CSAD 270||Effective Public Speaking (GEF 4)||3|
|ACCT 201||Principles of Accounting||3|
|ACCT 202||Principles of Accounting||3|
|ECON 201||Principles of Microeconomics (GEF 8)||3|
|or ECON 202||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|BCOR 199||Introduction to Business||3|
|WVUE 191||First Year Seminar||1|
|BTEC 103||Personnel Management||3|
|BTEC 107||Business Communications||3|
|BTEC 109||Business Mathematics||3|
|BTEC 113||Spreadsheet Applications||3|
|BTEC 120||Database Applications||3|
|BTEC 225||Directed Experience||3|
|Lower Level Major Electives||12|
|Customer Service Relations|
|Introduction to Online Marketing|
|Introduction to Event Logistics|
|Intro to Networking and Security|
|Web Page Design|
|Principles of Management Information Systems|
|Principles of Ag Entrepreneurship|
Suggested Plan of Study
|ENGL 101 (GEF 1)||3||CSAD 270 (GEF 4)||3|
|BTEC 109||3||MATH 124 (or higher - GEF 3)||3|
|Lower Level Major Elective||3||BTEC 113||3|
|BCOR 199||3||BTEC 103||3|
|WVUE 191||1||Lower Level Major Elective||3|
|ACCT 201||3||ACCT 202||3|
|Lab Science (GEF 2B)||4||ECON 201 or 202 (GEF 8)||3|
|BTEC 107||3||BTEC 225||3|
|BTEC 120||3||Lower Level Major Elective||3|
|Elective||3||Lower Level Major Elective||3|
|Total credit hours: 60|
Major Learning Outcomes
Business Technology, A.A.S.
- Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of common business topics and apply this knowledge to a business organization.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the required skills, knowledge, tools and technical information necessary to effectively function in an administrative position.
- Students will demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking, listening, and nonverbal communication skills in a business environment.