Business Concentration

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Business Concentration

A.A.S / Certificate / A.A.S.

Expected Hours for A.A.S Degree

60

Expected Hours for Certificate

21

Expected Hours for A.A.S. Degree

60

What is Business, Business Concentration, A.A.S ?

The Associate of Applied Science in Business allows students to specialize in several areas of business. Advisors can assist students in making career choices. This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and develop problem solving skills while utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening, and electronic data.
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.  
  4. Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills
  5. Interpret accounting information, marketing practices, and economic data to be creative with business solutions

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Business and Management Technical Certificate
    • Complete your certificate in less than a year!
    •  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business  (A.A.S.)
    • Two-year career degree
    •  
  • Business Administration (TTP) Transfer Degree (AS)
    • If you plan to continue to a four-year institution

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

*ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

*INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

*BUSN 1305

Introduction to Business

3

*ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • Complete any learning support courses required for ENGL 1010.
  • Successful completion of ACCT 1010 required for progression to ACCT 1020. A grade of C or higher is recommended.
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

*BUSN 1380

Supervisory Management

3

BUSN 1310

Business Communications

3

HUM 2230

or

ART 1030

Ethics

or

Art Appreciation

3

*ACCT 1020

Principles of Accounting II

3

BUSN 1320

Business Calculations

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Fall Semester

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

3

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

*BUSN 2330

Principles of Management

3

BUSN 2340  

or

BUSN 2350

Human Resource Management

 or

Organizational Behavior

3

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • Successful completion of learning support required for Math 1530.
  • CONGRATULATIONS-Upon completion of BUSN 2330, you now have completed requirements to earn a Business and Management Technical Certificate! Apply to graduate with your certificate through Enrollment Services at U117.
  • FINANCIAL ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

BUSN 2320

Business Finance

3

BUSN 2370

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUSN 1330

or

BUSN 1370

Entrepreneurship

or

Spreadsheet Applications

3

CPE 1010

Cooperative Education

3

ECON 2020

or

ECON 2010 

Microeconomics

or

Macroeconomics

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on CougarNet.
  • Complete required program test and exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exams by going to mycs.cc/testing.

What is Business and Management Technical Certificate ?

This certificate is intended to prepare individuals for employment in a variety of business settings and positions.  This certificate is not a transfer certificate, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and develop problem solving skills while utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening, and electronic data.
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.
  4. Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills
  5. Interpret accounting information, marketing practices, and economic data to be creative with business solutions

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Business and Management Technical Certificate
    • Complete your certificate in less than a year!
    •  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business - Business Emphasis
    • Two-year career degree
    •  
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
    • If you plan to continue to a four-year institution

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3

BUSN 1320

Business Calculations

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

BUSN 2330

Principles of Management

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

ADMN 1305

Business English

3

BUSN 1305

Introduction to Business

3

BUSN 1380

Supervisory Management

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will complete your one year certificate.  Apply to graduate with your certificate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on CougarNet.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss the possibility of continuing on to complete your A.A.S. Degree in Business.  Courses taken for your certificate will apply to the AS degree. Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

What is Business, Business ADVANCE Option A.A.S.?

The Associate of Applied Science in Business is also offered in a cohort schedule for working adults to complete their degree in 16 months by going year-round including summer semester.  In the Advance Business Option, students take their courses in a block scheduling format as a group.  Classes are accelerated, meeting only on Thursday nights in either Cleveland or Athens.  Several courses in the option are offered online as well.  Students must contact the Business Department for more information or for acceptance into this option:  advance_business@clevelandstatecc.edu or 423-472-7141, Ext. 478 or 245.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and develop problem solving skills while utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening, and electronic data.
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.
  4. Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills
  5. Interpret accounting information, marketing practices, and economic data to be creative with business solutions

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

  • Business and Management Technical Certificate
    • Complete your certificate in less than a year!
    •  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business - Business Emphasis
    • Two-year career degree
    •  
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
    • If you plan to continue to a four-year institution

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule

Summer Semester

*ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

*INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

*BUSN 1305

Introduction to Business

3

Summer Semester Milestones

● Complete any learning support courses required for ENGL 1010 and BUSN 1305.

●  FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is May 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

● Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Fall Semester

*BUSN 2330

Principles of Management

3

*ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3

*BUSN 1320

Business Calculations

3

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

CPE 1010

Cooperative Education I

3

Fall Semester Milestones

●  FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. A new FAFSA must be completed prior to each Fall term. The priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1.

●  Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

*BUSN 1380

Supervisory Management

3

BUSN 1310

Business Communications

3

ACCT 1020

Principles of Accounting II

3

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

ECON 2010

Macroeconomics

3

Spring Semester Milestones

● Successful completion of ACCT 1010 required for progression to ACCT 1020. A grade of C or higher is recommended.

●  FINANCIAL ALERT - Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

●  CONGRATULATIONS-Upon completion of BUSN 1380, you now have a Business and Management Technical Certificate! Apply to graduate with the certificate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.

● Work with your advisor to discuss Summer and Fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Summer Semester

HUM 2230

Ethics

3

BUSN 2340 

Human Resource Management 

3

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

3

Summer Semester Milestones

●    Successful completion of learning support required for MATH 1530.

●    CONGRATULATIONS-Upon completion of BUSN 1380, you now have an Business and Management Technical Certificate! Apply to graduate with the certificate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.

●     FINANCIAL ALERT - Please consult  a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.

●    Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Fall Semester

BUSN 2320

Business Finance

3

BUSN 2370

Legal Environments of Business

3

BUSN 2350

Organizational Behavior

3

CPE 1020

Cooperative Education II

3

Fall Semester Milestones

FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. A new FAFSA must be completed prior to each Fall term. The priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1.

●  Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.

● Apply to graduate with your AAS Degree by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.

●  Complete program test and exit exams in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exams by going to mycs.cc/testing.

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