Business Administration - Management Concentration

This program generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization with an emphasis on people as the most important asset of a business. This program will prepare individuals seeking management positions to be better candidates for promotion, and those already in management positions to improve their management skills and effectiveness. This includes instruction in management practice and theory, human resources management and behavior, interpersonal communications in a business setting, marketing management, and business decision making. 

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use technology to analyze business decisions and to enhance business communications.
  • Apply basic business and accounting calculations and analyses. Have an understanding of legal practices relating to business.
  • Apply sound management practices. 

In addition to outcomes for the Businesses Administration certificate, on successful completion of the Management concentration, students should be able to:

  • Apply sound management practices.
  • Analyze and apply appropriate managerial practices in one or more areas of ethics, human resources, quality management, operations, motivation, etc. 
Major Core Requirements:
Required Courses (18 units) Units
ACC-1A Principles of Accounting  3
BUS-10/10H Introduction to Business  3
BUS-18A Business Law I  3
BUS-20 Business Mathematics  3
Management Communications 

Business Communication 

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

Computer Applications for Business 

Required for this concentration  
MAG-44 Principles of Management 3
Select another 9 units from the following:   
MAG/BUS-47 Applied Business and Management Ethics  3
MAG-53 Human Relations  3
MAG-56 HRM: Human Resources Management  3
MAG-60 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
MAG-200 Management Work Experience 1-2-3-4
BUS-48 Global Management 3

NOTE: Students must complete all Business Administration Major Core Requirements and must complete Major Concentration Requirements (total of 30 units) in order to receive the certificate in the concentration area of their choice.

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major Concentration will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog. 

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 12-18 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information