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2018-2019 Catalog Year
Associate of Applied Science

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The Management degree is designed to provide a foundation for employment in a variety of business/managerial positions.

Salary: $32,540–$49,960 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth

Good To Know: Managers work in almost every industry. The increase in use of computers may result in fewer people to mange, requiring managers to perform more professional duties.


The purpose of the AAS Management degree is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful manager.

Student Outcomes:

Upon completing a business degree or certificate, students will be able to:

  • Articulate and demonstrate their personal employment related knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Evaluate the impact of various economic systems and policies.
  • Summarize, record, analyze, interpret and communicate accounting and financial information for decision making.
  • Devise, implement and evaluate managerial decisions, actions and outcomes.
  • Apply technology to aid in communications and decision making.
  • Present research, data, analysis and conclusions through written and oral means.
  • Describe the changing landscape of the global market and its impact on the United States.
  • Summarize the impact of social, ethical, legal and diversity issues within contemporary business.
  • Develop business, financial, and marketing plans for established and emerging businesses.

A minimum of 60 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Core Business Requirements30 Units (Credits)

ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
BUS 273Business Law I3
BUS 299Business Capstone3
ECON 102Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 103Principles of Macroeconomics3
IS 101  Introduction to Information Systems3
or IS 201Computer Applications
MGT 201Principles of Management3
MKT 210Marketing Principles3

Management Requirement6 Units (Credits)

MGT 235Organizational Behavior3
MGT 283Introduction to Human Resources Management3

Management Electives9 Units (Credits)

Choose 9 units from the following:
Any Business, Management or Marketing courses9

General Education Requirements15 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirement
Recommended: BUS 107 & BUS 108 or ENG 101* and ENG 102*; Must include a writing course
Mathematics Requirement3
Science Requirement3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirements3

* Recommended for students who plan to enroll in a bachelor's degree program

Suggested Course Sequence

Program Requirements: 60 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.

1st Year

First Semester: 15 Credits

ACC 201 3
BUS 101 3
BUS 107 or ENG 101 3
ECON 102 3
IS 101 or IS 201 3

Second Semester: 15 Credits

ACC 202 3
BUS 108 or ENG 102 3
ECON 103 3
MGT 201 3
Science Requirement 3

2nd Year

Third Semester: 15 Credits

BUS 109 or MATH 120 or higher 3
Management Elective 6
MGT 235 3
MKT 210 3

Fourth Semester: 15 Credits

BUS 273 3
BUS 299 3
Management Elective 3
MGT 283 3
US and Nevada Constitution 3