(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
Offered at all colleges
Degree Plan Code: AAS.MANAGEMENT
The Management Associate in Applied Sciences Degree is a flexible offering of business courses designed to accommodate the specific needs of currently employed students. Students will learn practical management skills in the areas of goal setting, leadership, problem solving, human resources, and team building. These are skills required of successful employees, not just managers. By acquiring and applying knowledge in this field, students enhance their visibility and marketability on the job while demonstrating their capability of accepting new challenges.
Participants in the Management Cooperative Education courses experience a significant and unique benefit. These classes allow students to earn 12 credit hours by applying management concepts to their present jobs. Thus, students bridge the gap between theory and practice as professional managers. This "real world" degree is beneficial for both aspiring managers and students who already have managerial experience.
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.
+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
++++Elective - must take six hours of any college level courses to satisfy these electives.
+++++Business-Related Elective - must be selected from any 3- or 4 credit-hour course from the following rubrics: ACCT, ACNT, BCIS, BMGT, BUSG, BUSI, BUSI, COSC, ECON, HRPO, IBUS, ITSC, MRKG, POFI, or POFT.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.
Richland College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Richland College.
Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression.