2017-2018 Catalog

Business Management, Associate of Arts

(93 credits)

The Business Management associate’s degree offers students foundational coursework which provides the skills necessary for the successful completion of upper division coursework. The associate’s degree curriculum focuses on general education, economics, accounting, marketing and management basics. Students receive experience in creating a business plan and a marketing plan for a new or existing business.

Career Opportunities

The Business curriculum provides students with the essential business skills and knowledge necessary to achieve success in a wide variety of careers. Those careers available to graduates include starting a new business or growing an existing one, employment with tribal enterprises in administrative or managerial positions, and program manager level positions with tribal governments or non-profit organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Following completion of the Associate’s Degree curriculum, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principles by:

  • Applying financial and managerial accounting principles to new and existing businesses
  • Using marketing practices as a set of processes for creating, capturing, communicating, and delivering value to customers
  • Creating a business plan for a new business
  • Communicating business concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Utilizing information technology and software tools to solve business problems

Recommended Course of Study:

Note: Although the required classes don’t have to be taken exactly at the time specified, students must be aware that most of the classes are only offered in the quarter indicated below. Students must work with their advisors and accept personal responsibility for planning their course of study.

Curriculum

Fall Quarter (First Year)

BUMG 100Introduction to Business

3

BUMG 160Personal Finance

3

ENGL 101English Composition I

3

IDST 101SKC Seminar

3

NASD 101History of Indians in the United States

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Winter Quarter (First Year)

BUMG 150Principles of Marketing

3

ENGL 202English Composition II

3

ELECTIVE Any HPED Course

1

ELECTIVE Native American Studies General Education Open

3

 

MATH 100College Algebra

5

OR

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Quarter (First Year)

BUMG 220Management and Supervision

3

SPCH 100Basic Communications

3

CAPP 161Electronic Spreadsheets

3

ELECTIVE Natural Science General Education from List

5

ELECTIVE Fine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Fall Quarter (Second Year)

BUMG 201Principles of Accounting I

3

BUMG 206Principles of Accounting Laboratory

1

BUMG 257Business Law

3

BUMG 258Business Law Laboratory

1

HMNT 101Introduction to Humanities

3

MATH 241Statistics

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Winter Quarter (Second Year)

BUMG 202Principles of Accounting II

3

BUMG 207Principles of Accounting II Laboratory

1

BUMG 250Management Information Systems

3

ECON 211Microeconomics

3

NASD 210Introduction to Indigenous Science

3

ELECTIVE Any HPED Course

1

Total Credit Hours:14

Spring (Second Year)

BUMG 203Principles of Accounting III

3

BUMG 208Principles of Accounting III Laboratory

1

ECON 212Macroeconomics

3

BUMG 299Business Capstone

3

BUMG 240Computerized Accounting

3

CAPP 162Data Management Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 93

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