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Applied Sciences


ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.) (60 CREDITS)

Students who plan to continue for a B.A. or B.S. degree are strongly urged to earn an A.A. or A.S. degree rather than an A.A.S. degree.

Associate in Applied Science in Business Management & Administration (60 credits)

Students who wish to earn an A.A.S. degree in Business can do so with one of the following five concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Information Systems.

 

Core Requirements (16 credits):

 

GLL110/111 Introduction to College Writing 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop 4
GCO 101, 103 or 120 Introductory Computer Science course 4

 

Business Base (16 credits):

GBA 101 Principles of Accounting I 3
GBA 102 Principles of Accounting II 3
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBM 100 Introduction to American Business 4
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3

 

 

General Electives (10 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

 

Concentration requirements (18 credits):

Accounting

GBA 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
GBA 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
GBA 213 Cost Accounting 3
GBA 314 Federal Income Taxation of Individuals 3
GBA 498 Internship
GBM 213 Business Law I
OR
Approved Elective***
3

***One-credit courses taken in conjunction with business courses are counted toward elective credits.

Finance

GBE 204 Money and Banking 3
GBF 101 Principles of Finance 3
GBF 210 Investment Principles 3
GBF 220 Corporate Finance 3

 

Two Approved Business Electives 6

Recommended Electives Include:

GBF 310 Security Analysis
GBF 498 Internship in Finance
GBK 101 Principles of Marketing

Management

GBK 101 Principles of Marketing 3
GBM 224 Human Resource Management 3
GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business 3

 

Three Approved Business Electives 9

Recommended Electives Include:

GBA 209 Financial Statement Analysis
GBF 101 Principles of Finance
GBK 204 Marketing Management
GBM 213 Business Law I
GBM 498 Internship in Management

Marketing

 

GBK 101 Principles of Marketing I 3
GBK 201 Consumer Behavior 3
GBK 204 Marketing Management 3

 

Three Approved Business Electives 9

Recommended Electives Include:

GBK 202 Marketing Research
GBK 310 Retail Management and Merchandising
GBK 315 Advertising Management
GBK 498 Internship in Marketing
GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business

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Associate in Applied Science in Business Management & Administration: Information Systems (60 credits)

Students may earn an A.A.S.* degree in Business Management and Administration with a concentration in Information Systems on one of two tracks: either Data Communications (LAN or WAN) or Programming (Visual Basic, C++/Unix, or Java)

 

Core Requirements (16 credits):

GCO 103

GCO 120
Computer Concepts
OR
Fundamentals of Computers
4
GLL110/111 Introduction to College Writing 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop 4

 

Business/Computer Base (26 credits)

GBA 101 Principles of Accounting I 3
GBA 102 Principles of Accounting II 3
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBM 100 Introduction to American Business 4
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3
GCO 138

GCO 139
Computer Theory with Operating System
OR
Survey of PC Applications for Computer Majors
4
GCO 141 Introduction to Programming 3
GCO 498

GCO
Internship in Computer Science
OR
Approved Computer Science Elective
3

 

Track Requirements: (18 credits)

Students must choose one track from the following:

Local Area Networks

GCO 202 Networking Essentials 3
GCO 354 Local Area Networks Concepts and Software 3
GCO 355 Advanced Local Area Networks Architecture and Software 3

 

General Electives (9 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

Wide Area Network (Cisco)

GCO 223 Wide Area Networks I 3
GCO 224 Wide Area Networks II 3
GCO 268 Wide Area Networks III 3

 

General Electives (9 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

Visual Basic

GCO 230

GCO
C++ Programming Language
OR
Approved Programming Elective
3
GCO 270 Visual Basic I 3
GCO 272 Visual Basic II 3
GCO 344 Relational Database 3

 

 

General Electives (6 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

C++/UNIX

GCO 230 C++ Programming Language 3
GCO 245 UNIX Operating System 3
GCO 250 Advanced UNIX Operating System 3
GCO 264 Data Structures I 3

 

General Electives (6 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

Java Track

GCO 220 Java I 3
GCO 222 Java II 3
GCO 230

GCO
C++ Programming Language
OR
Approved Programming Elective
3
GCO 344 Relational Database 3

 

General Electives (6 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

Associate in Applied Science in Desktop Publishing (60 credits)

 

Core Requirements (16 credits):

GLL110/111 Introduction to College Writing 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop 4
GCO 103

GCO 120
Computer Concepts
OR
Fundamentals of Computers
4

 

General Electives (12 credits must be in Liberal Arts)

 

Concentration Requirements (32 credits)

GCD 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCD 230 Electronic Desktop Publishing I 3
GCD 231 Electronic Desktop Publishing II 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 262 Electronic Desktop Publishing III 3
GCD 263 Web Design I/Lab 4
GCD 290

GCD
Publication Portfolio and Review
OR
Approved Desktop Publishing Elective
3

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Human Services (60 credits)

Core Requirements (16 credits):

GCO 101, 103 or 120 Introductory Computer Science course 4
GLL 110/111 Introduction to College Writing 4
GLL 121 College Writing I 4
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop 4

 

Human Services Base (16 credits)

GHU 140 Survey of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities 4
GHU 141 Introduction to Human Services 4
GPS 110 General Survey of Psychology 4
GSO 121 General Survey of Sociology and Anthropology 4

 

Human Services Major (17 credits)

GCA 215 Interpersonal Communications 3
GCO 115 Word Processing Applications for Non-Majors 4
GHU 326 Case Management I 3
GHU 441 Human Services Field Project I 4
GSO 110 Introduction to Social Work 3

 

Electives (11 credits)


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