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Business Management, AAS-T

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The AAS-Transfer in Business Management combines technical courses required for job preparation and college-level general education courses. These degrees are designed for the dual purpose of immediate employment and preparation for the junior year in a Washington state bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree program. This degree provides a strong background to enhance existing business skills and obtain broad based knowledge of business management in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries. This program also promotes success in both profit and non-profit organizations for a competitive edge in today’s business climate.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Identify contemporary business concepts, principles and practices
  • Demonstrate the interrelationship of the functional areas of business including management, marketing, law, organizational behavior, computer and software systems, human resources, insurance, accounting, and finance
  • Analyze the interrelationship of a business organization within the larger business environment, including international business
  • Apply basic legal business concepts within the legal environment in which business is conducted
  • Perform basic business calculations to demonstrate basic financial literacy
  • Apply problem solving and analysis skills to business research questions and demonstrate appropriate solutions
  • Communicate business concepts effectively both in writing and orally in clear concise language appropriate to the audience
  • Work as an effective team member and leader to develop a business plan and reach specific business goals
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary human relations/ organizational behavior in terms of concepts, processes, and models and the issues, advantages, and challenges related to diversity in business organizations
  • Identify the issues and challenges related to ethics in current business organizations

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