The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree: Business Management in the Global Economy

Business Management in the Global Economy (CIP Code: 52.0201)

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Program Title: Business Management in the Global Economy
Completion Award: Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (2+2 Completion Program)
Contact Hours: 900
Outside Study Hours: 1800
Pre-requisite: Student must possess an AAS Degree in a similar field of study.
Semester Credits: 60 hours (including 15 semester credits of General Studies)
Program Duration: 120 weeks
Cost Per Credit Hour: $249
Tuition: $14,940
Course Materials (Books & Software): $2,500**
Total Cost: $17,440 (including books, software, and shipping)

** For a detailed breakdown and description of the course materials fees, please refer to Course Materials under the Student Services section of the catalog.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Business Management in the Global Economy prepares individuals to face the management and administrative challenges encountered in the current high-tech global environment. The core courses in the program are designed to provide the student with the statistical analysis, economics, business law, accounting and finance knowledge and skills to identify and analyze business issues; the marketing abilities to develop functional solutions; and the management disciplines to implement and maintain those solutions. The general education components of the program augment these abilities from the obvious courses in technical writing, business psychology, and safety and health in the workplace, to the indirect influences of political and environmental science.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate should be able to:

  • Identify current and potential issues and concerns in an organization.
  • Determine the sources of impending and future strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to the organization.
  • Use statistical, economic, accounting, and finance tools to analyze and quantify those concerns.
  • Present quantitative and technical issues with clear and concise methods.
  • Apply best practices and marketing skills to formulate solutions and develop successful plans.
  • Devise plans and solutions using proven management techniques.
  • Evaluate the potential external, political, social, legal, and environmental business concerns.
  • Employ current and developing technologies to facilitate and grow a business.
  • Identify national and global markets and implement programs to develop them.
  • Outline a plan for implementing a safe and healthy work environment.


Potential Employment

Upon successfully completing this program the graduate may qualify to manage or direct a small to medium size business or a moderate to large department in a corporation. Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills to integrate the latest and developing technologies, such as social media marketing, and a global online presence; as well as incorporating these techniques into a safe, environmentally friendly, global workplace.

Disclaimer: Many companies may require background checks and/or drug screenings as a qualification for employment.

* This course has a proctored final exam. Please refer to the Proctored Examination Policy and Procedure in the College Catalog or on the website at: Proctored Examination Policy


Business Management in the Global Economy Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeCredits
STS-300Business Statistics ICore3
STS-310Business Statistics IICore3*
BOB-300Business Organizational BehaviorCore3
BIS-400Business Information SystemsCore3
HRM-300Human Resource ManagementCore3
BSM-400Strategic ManagementCore3*
ESB-300Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessCore3
ECN-400 MacroeconomicsCore3*
ISM-400Internet and Social Media MarketingCore3
BGM-400Global MarketingCore3
BCB-300Consumer BehaviorCore3*
FIN-400Contemporary Financial ManagementCore3
BLE-400Business Law and EthicsCore3*
BMA-400Managerial AccountingCore3
Total Core Credits45


General Education Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeCredits
English & Communications: select 1 course from the following 3 course options
GEC-100Basic English & CommunicationsGen-Ed3
GBC-110Business CommunicationsGen-Ed 3
GTW-400Technical Writing
Mathematics: select 1 course from the following 5 course options
GMA-100College MathematicsGen-Ed3
GMA-150Introductory AlgebraGen-Ed3
GBM-200Business MathGen-Ed3
GCA-200College AlgebraGen-Ed3
STS-300Business StatisticsGen-Ed3
Social / Natural Sciences: select 3 courses from the following 5 course options
GGS-200Global SociologyGen-ED 3*
PSY-100Essentials of PsychologyGen-Ed3
GSH-300Safety & Health in the WorkplaceGen-Ed3
GPS-300Political ScienceGen-Ed3
GES-300Environmental ScienceGen-Ed3
Total General Education Credits15
Total BAS Program Credits:60

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