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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

Demonstrate effective business communication skills
Demonstrate interpersonal skills
Demonstrate team building skills
Demonstrate professional business behavior
Solve business problems using critical thinking techniques
Apply marketing concepts and strategies to business decision making
Apply management concepts to business problems
Analyze business problems using financial concepts
Develop solutions to customer service problems
Identify strategies to retain customers
Apply conflict management skills

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 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

or

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

 

PHIL2100Critical Thinking for College Success

3

Choose any course from MnTC Goal Area 4 (Mathematical/Logical Reasoning)

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 5 (History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences) or Goal 9 (Ethics and Civic Responsibility) of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

 

Technical Studies Elective 10 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Recommended:

BUSN1025Introduction to Esports Business

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

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

PHIL2100Critical Thinking for College Success

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 4

3

Technical Studies Electives

4

Total Credits  16

Technical Studies Electives

10 Credits from BUSN courses.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
BUSN1025Introduction to Esports Business

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

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
MATH2050Applications of Quantitative Reasoning

3

MATH2150Introduction to Statistics

3

MATH2200College Algebra

4

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

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON2300Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIST1400Contemporary World History

3

POLI1000Introduction to American Government and Politics

3

PSYC2300General Psychology

3

PSYC2310Psychology Throughout the Lifespan

3

PSYC2330Abnormal Psychology

3

SOCI2000Marriage and Family

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI2120Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

SOCI2130Food and Society

3

SOCI2200Race in America

3

or

MnTC Goal Area 9

ARTS2005Art and Social Justice

3

BIOL2040Introduction to Forensic Science

3

ECON2200Principles of Microeconomics

3

PHIL2200Ethics

3

PHIL2400Medical Ethics

4

PHIL2600Environmental Ethics

3

POLI1000Introduction to American Government and Politics

3

SOCI2120Introduction to Criminal Justice

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.

 

4/26/2021 : BP 2512 / EP 2513