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2011-2012
Small Business Management
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum code 1411
General Information                    Business Web site


Required Courses
(63 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-100 3 Introduction to Business   
BUS-130 3 Principles of Marketing   
BUS-142 4 Financial Accounting   
IMS-115 3 Microsoft Office I   
COM-101

3

Composition I     
Total: 16

Second Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-110
or
BUS-136
3
Legal Environment in Business

Business Law
  
BUS-120
or
MTH-120  or above

3

Business Mathematics

General Education Mathematics
  
BUS-231 3 Principles of Management  
___-___ 4 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

 
___-___ 3 Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  
Total: 16

Third Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-105

4

Small Business Management   
BUS-170 3 Introduction to Human Resources  
BUS-145

or
OSA-122
3
Computer Applications in Accounting
                                            
Microsoft Excel
  
BUS-226 3 Business Ethics  
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
Total: 16

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-233 3 Internship  
BUS-135 2 Personal Finance  
BUS-237 1 Seminar  
ECO-101

3

Principles of Macroeconomics  
___-___ 3 Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

 
___-___ 3 Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  
Total: 15

Program Electives
Select 6 credits from the following table to be included in the course sequencing for this program.

6 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-131 3 Principles of Retailing  
BUS-133 3 Salesmanship  
BUS-134 3 International Business  
BUS-143 4 Managerial Accounting  
BUS-148 3 Introduction to Finance  
BUS-155 3 Display and Visual Merchandising  
BUS-200 3 Consumer Behavior  
BUS-215 3 Employee Training and Development  
BUS-230 3 Advertising  
BUS-232 3 Human Resources Management  
MIS-111 3 Internet Technologies  
MIS-210 3 Project Management  
OSA-230 3 Microsoft PowerPoint & Presentations  
PSY-201 3 Industrial/Organizational Psychology  

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chair/Program Coordinator
Theresa Michalow
Office: D109
(708) 974-5626
lorenzini@morainevalley.edu

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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