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If you’re a leader who is drawn to the dynamic world of business, then a career in management could be for you.

In this program, you’ll study the basic principles of business management and learn about sales, marketing, leadership, human resources and social media. Depending on your interests and career goals, you’ll choose an area of emphasis in marketing, small business management, social media marketing, or general business.

Whether you want to work in retail or in a business office, this program will provide the training to potentially become a middle manager or junior executive in a variety of professional settings.


1. Analyze strategies to develop a balanced marketing mix to satisfy customers.
2. Describe the basic management  functions  and the human resource management  process .
3. Apply human relations and customer service skills in a variety of situations and communicate effectively.
4. Analyze information and perform calculations related to typical business topics.
5. Understand laws impacting business operations.
 

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

Program Map for Associate in Applied Science - Business Management

Choose program map:

Total Credits: 84 - 90

First Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 123
Practical Business Math Applications
5
BUS& 101
Introduction to Business
5
Choose one from:
BT 107
Business Communications
5
BT 272
Business Correspondence
5
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Second Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 280
Human Relations in Business
5
MMGT 125
Social Media Marketing
5
MMGT 231
Human Resource Management
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Third Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
MMGT 101
Principles of Management
5
Choose one from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
2 - 5
ACCT& 201
Principles of Accounting I
5
BUS 124
Intermediate Business Math I
2
BUS 125
Consumer Math
3
BUS 217
Business Statistics
5
MATH 201
Introduction to Finite Mathematics
5
MATH& 107
Math in Society
5
Choose one from:
CMST 227
Intercultural Communication
5
CMST& 210
Interpersonal Communication
5
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Total Credits
 
12 - 15
 

Fourth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS& 201
Business Law
5
ECON 100
Fundamentals of Economics
5
Choose one from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
5
MMGT 106
How to Start a Small Business
5
MMGT 126
Search Engine Marketing
5
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fifth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 105
Principles of Leadership
3
MMGT 211
Marketing
5
MMGT 223
Customer Service
3
Choose one from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
5
BUS 140
International Marketing
3
BUS 218
Marketing Research
2
MMGT 106
How to Start a Small Business
5
MMGT 126
Search Engine Marketing
5
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Total Credits
 
13 - 16
 

Sixth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT 103
Fundamental Bookkeeping Procedures
3
BUS 100
Money Management
3
BUS 106
Applied Leadership
3
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
MMGT 217
Advertising Basics
3
Total Credits
 
14
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,512
  • Non-Resident

    $
    13,308
  • International

    $
    23,682
  • Max. Books

    $
    942
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    95
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,467

Have a question? Let's hear it.

Norm Thompson, Faculty

Norm.Thompson@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3691

Gigi Fox, Curriculum Advisor
gigi.fox@sfcc.spokane.edu