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Management (BP/EP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

There is a need for technical professionals to broaden their horizons and enhance their skills. This flexible award lets you bundle technical courses with business skills courses so you can enhance your technical training with the most relevant soft skills.

There is a demand for people who have the ability to apply business knowledge in solving problems. To be successful in business a person must have qualities that include the ability to work well with others, the desire to be part of a team, and the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment. Others include critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving, questioning, diplomacy, and negotiation, along with good oral and written communication skills.

Award Outcomes

Solve business problems using critical thinking and decision making techniques.

Demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills.

Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills in business communications.

Practice professional and ethical behavior.

Apply marketing concepts and strategies to business decision making.

Apply management concepts to business problems.

Utilize financial concepts in analysis of business problems.

Career Opportunities

This occupational area includes the following career titles: Business Manager or Business Specialist. Business managers work in every industry including finance, real estate, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, automotive and retail.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 35 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1000Introduction to Accounting

3

or

ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

 

ACCT1410Business Finance

3

or

ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

 

BUSN1000Introduction to Business

3

BUSN1020Introduction to Selling

3

BUSN1100Supervision

3

BUSN1140Business Law

3

BUSN1150Introduction to Service and Work Team Strategies

3

BUSN1200Managerial Communication

3

BUSN1510Entrepreneurship

3

BUSN2005Marketing Concepts and Strategies

4

BUSN2055Principles of Management

4

General Education Required 12 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

or

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM2050Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Any course from Goal 2 (Critical Thinking) or Goal 4 (Mathematical/Logical Reasoning) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Any course from Goal 5 (History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences) or Goal 9 (Ethics and Civic Responsibility) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

3

General Education Elective 3 Credits

Choose credits from Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses.

Technical Studies Elective 10 Credits

Technical Studies Electives: 10 Credits (at least four credits must be from Business (BUSN); the remaining six credits can be from any of the three areas: ACCT, BUSN, and CCIS.)

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1111Payroll Accounting

3

ACCT1125Excel

3

ACCT1130Microsoft Dynamics GP

3

ACCT1135QuickBooks

3

BUSN1030Professional Development

3

BUSN1041Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

3

BUSN1060Territory/Account Management

3

BUSN1091Consultative Selling

3

BUSN1300E-Business

3

BUSN1500Database Concepts and Data Analysis Tools

3

BUSN2000Business Analysis

4

BUSN2010Requirements Management with Use Cases

3

BUSN2015Marketing Applications

3

BUSN2075Digital Marketing

3

BUSN2085Small Business Operations

4

BUSN2100Capstone

3

BUSN2170Supervised Occupational Experience

4

CCIS1000Information Systems

3

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

CCIS1102PC Operating Systems

3

CCIS2055Project Management

3

CCIS2801Systems Analysis

4

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

Prerequisite: Qualifying score on Computer Literacy Assessment test

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BUSN1000Introduction to Business

3

BUSN1100Supervision

3

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

or

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

Technical Studies Electives

3

Total Credits  12

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1000Introduction to Accounting

3

or

ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

BUSN1020Introduction to Selling

3

BUSN2055Principles of Management

4

COMM2050Interpersonal Communication

3

or

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

or

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Technical Studies Electives

3

Total Credits  16

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BUSN1140Business Law

3

BUSN1150Introduction to Service and Work Team Strategies

3

BUSN1200Managerial Communication

3

BUSN2005Marketing Concepts and Strategies

4

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 5

3

or

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 9

3

Total Credits  16

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1410Business Finance

3

or

ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

BUSN1510Entrepreneurship

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

3

or

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 4

3

General Education Electives

3

Technical Studies Electives

4

Total Credits  16

Technical Studies Electives

10 Credits - At least four credits must be from Business (BUSN); the remaining six credits can be from any of the three areas: Accounting Careers (ACCT), Business (BUSN), and Information Technology/Computer Careers (CCIS).

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1111Payroll Accounting

3

ACCT1125Excel

3

ACCT1130Microsoft Dynamics GP

3

ACCT1135QuickBooks

3

BUSN1030Professional Development

3

BUSN1041Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

3

BUSN1060Territory/Account Management

3

BUSN1091Consultative Selling

3

BUSN1300E-Business

3

BUSN1500Database Concepts and Data Analysis Tools

3

BUSN2000Business Analysis

4

BUSN2010Requirements Management with Use Cases

3

BUSN2015Marketing Applications

3

BUSN2075Digital Marketing

3

BUSN2085Small Business Operations

4

BUSN2100Capstone

3

BUSN2170Supervised Occupational Experience

4

CCIS1000Information Systems

3

CCIS1080Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1

3

CCIS1102PC Operating Systems

3

CCIS2055Project Management

3

CCIS2801Systems Analysis

4

General Education Electives

Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

MnTC Goal Area 2 or MnTC Goal Area 4

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MnTC Goal Area 2

BIOL2001Biology in Society

4

BIOL2003Nutrition and Health

3

BIOL2005General Biology I

4

BIOL2045Human Biology

4

BIOL2125Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL2225Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOL2235Microbiology

4

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

ECON2100Consumer Economics

3

INFS2000Research Skills in the Information Age

3

MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2250Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

MATH2300Calculus I

5

PHIL2100Critical Thinking

3

PHYS2001Introductory Physics

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

or

MnTC Goal Area 4

MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2150Introduction to Statistics

3

MATH2200College Algebra

4

MATH2250Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

MATH2300Calculus I

5

PHIL2000Introduction to Logic

3

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

MnTC Goal Area 5 or MnTC Goal Area 9

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MnTC Goal Area 5

ECON2100Consumer Economics

3

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

PSYC2300General Psychology

3

PSYC2310Psychology Throughout the Lifespan

3

PSYC2320Psychology of Living in the 21st Century

3

PSYC2330Abnormal Psychology

3

SOCI2000Marriage and Family

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI2130Food, Culture and Society

3

SOCI2200Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

or

MnTC Goal Area 9

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

PHIL2200Ethics

3

PHIL2400Medical Ethics

4

PHIL2600Environmental Ethics

3

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

Graduation (60 Credits)

This semester sequence is a tool meant for students to discuss their schedule each semester with their faculty advisor.  Some courses may be offered only once per year and only on one campus.

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


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