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Management (MGMT)

Degrees & Certificates

The following Management degrees & certificates are offered:

AA — Management

Required Program (units)
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4) 
ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting (4 )
BUS 300    Introduction to Business (3) 
BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace (3) 
BUS 340    Business Law (3) 
MGMT 362    Techniques of Management (3)
MGMT 372    Human Relations and Organizational Behavior (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
    ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    BUSTEC 331    Exploring Computer Environmentsand the Internet (1)
    BUSTEC 333    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software (1)
    BUSTEC 360    Beginning Word Processing (1)
    BUSTEC 363    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets (1)
    CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management (1)
    CISC 300    Computer Familiarization (1)
    CISC 310    Intro to Computer Information Science (3)


This AA degree may be obtained by completion of the Required Program, plus General Education Requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total.

This program prepares students for entry into a company management training programs and upgrades the skills of those already working in industry, allowing them to advance to supervisory positions. Students planning vocations in personnel services or analyst positions in state or federal government service should also consider this degree program.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • incorporate leadership skills and abilities that are effective in managing a multicultural workforce. 
  • analyze practical business problems. 
  • apply current management philosophies to current management problems. 
  • integrate management principles in relationship to finance, personnel, products, services and information. 
  • demonstrate effective communication verbally and in writing in various business settings. 
  • utilize critical thinking and research skills in the evaluation of alternative solutions.


Gainful Employment Info and Opportunities

Public Management/Civil Service

Required Program Units
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4) 
BUS 300    Introduction to Business (3)
    or BUS 310    Business Communications (3) (3)
MGMT 310    Introduction to Public Management (3)
    or MGMT 362    Techniques of Management (3) (3) 
MGMT 315    Government Relations and Policy Development (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    MGMT 498    Work Experience in Management (1-4)
minimum of 3 units from the following: (3)
    ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting (4)
    CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management (1)
    MGMT 308    Personnel and Human ResourcesManagement (3)
    MGMT 316    Management for Nonprofit Organizations (3)
    MGMT 372    Human Relations and Organizational Behavior (3)
    POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States (3)
    PRJMGT 300    Introduction to Project Management (3)

This program is designed for students interested in careers in state, county, or municipal governments and community-based non profit organizations. The curriculum focuses on various competency areas for those wishing either to upgrade their managerial skills or enhance their existing abilities. This program prepares students entering Civil Service careers.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • identify the various types of public agencies: their administrative structures, lines of authority, roles and accountability. 
  • define the various levels, roles and concepts of public management and develop an understanding of how government works. 
  • describe the political, intergovernmental and environmental impacts facing public managers. 
  • distinguish the various federal, state and local fiscal planning cycles and their implications for policy making and program evaluation. 
  • review the development and management of government budgets, including budget formats, budget cycles, budget processes, operating budgets, analysis of revenue and expenditures, and related expenditure controls, cash management and accounting.

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