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Business Management

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.

What You’ll Learn

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

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point to create a personal education plan customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.
Need more details? Check out the requirements for the AAS degree in Business Management. Course descriptions and course learning outcomes can be found in our online catalogue.

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BT 106
Computing Essentials
5
BUS 123
Practical Business Math Applications
5
BUS& 101
Introduction to Business
5
Total Credits
 
15

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Choose 1 course from:
BUS 280
Human Relations in Business
5
CMST& 210
Interpersonal Communication
5
PHIL 110
Introduction to Ethics
5
Choose 1 course from:
BT 107
Business Communications
5
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
Choose 1 course from:
BUS 129
Intermediate Business Math
5
BUS 217
Business Statistics
5
Total Credits
 
15

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 119
Basic Finance
5
MMGT 101
Principles of Management
5
MMGT 211
Marketing
5
Total Credits
 
15

Fourth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT 170
Introduction to Financial Accounting
5
MMGT 125
Social Media Marketing
5
Choose 5 credit from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
5
CAPPS 141
Word I
2
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
CAPPS 180
Outlook
2
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Total Credits
 
15

Fifth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS 105
Leadership
5
ECON 100
Fundamentals of Economics
5
Choose 5 credit from:
CAPPS 141
Word I
2
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
CAPPS 171
Powerpoint I
2
CMST 121
Job Communication Skills
2 - 5
MMGT 126
Search Engine Marketing
5
Total Credits
 
15

Sixth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS& 201
Business Law
5
MMGT 231
Human Resource Management
5
Choose 5 credit from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
5
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
CMST 121
Job Communication Skills
2 - 5
MMGT 106
How to Start a Small Business
5
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Total Credits
 
15

Maximum estimated costs for completing this program

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,245
  • Non-Resident

    $
    11,459
  • International

    $
    21,146
  • Books

    $
    2,166
  • Course Fees

    $
    0
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,511

  • The amounts listed for tuition and lab & course fees reflects a maximum estimated cost and may be lower based on courses selected.
  • The amount listed for books is a maximum estimated cost based on the price of new textbooks purchased during the previous school year. Costs may be lower based on student choices and availability (used books vs new, rental vs purchase).
  • For more information about costs, visit our page How Much Does It Cost?

  • Jamie Southwell
    Jamie Southwell
    Program Specialist 2
    Jamie.Southwell@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3912

  • Brent Booth
    Brent Booth
    Instructor
    Brent.Booth@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3699
  • Ken Commers
    Ken Commers
    General Business
    B.A., University of Montana; M.S. University of Idaho
    Ken.Commers@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3692
  • Donna Evenson
    Donna Evenson
    Administrative Office Syst
    B.A., Washington State University; M.Ed., Eastern Washington University
    Donna.Evenson@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-4183
  • Jackie Franklin
    Jackie Franklin
    Accounting
    A.A.S., Spokane Falls Community College; B.A., Gonzaga University; M.B.A., Eastern Washington University; CPA
    Jackie.Franklin@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3887
  • Elodie Goodman
    Elodie Goodman
    Dean Ss/Acct/Econ/Hum Serv
    B.A., M.A., University of Washington
    Elodie.Goodman@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3694
  • James Hansen
    James Hansen
    General Business
    B.S., M.S., University of Maryland Global Campus
    James.Hansen@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3146
  • Norm Thompson
    Norm Thompson
    General Business
    S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.B.A, M.S., J.D., University of Washington
    Norm.Thompson@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3691

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Jamie Southwell

Pathways Specialist
jamie.southwell@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3912
Building 24, Room 125