Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Management

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time

Fall, Spring or Summer

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters)

Certificate options are available. See advisor for information.

The Management program provides an extensive selection of management courses. It is designed for someone who would like to develop management skills for career advancement.

This program offers many management and general electives from which to choose to provide students the opportunity to take courses that fit their specific needs. Certificate options are available for students who want to specialize in human resources, project management, entrepreneurship, accounting, sales or Web development for business.

Courses in the program are available online or on KTS (Kirkwood Telecommunication System) at all of Kirkwood's seven-county areas. Students should work with their advisor to develop a solid plan that best meets their education goals.

Career opportunities: front-line to middle-level management, advancement into supervisory capacity, small business owner.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester

BUS-102

Introduction to Business

3

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

ENG-105

Composition I

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

15

Second Semester

ACC-111

Introduction to Accounting or

3

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

 

ENG-108

Composition II: Technical Writing

3

MAT-102

Intermediate Algebra

4

MGT-101

Principles of Management

3

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

 

 

16

Third Semester

MGT-300

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

–––––––

Elective

3

–––––––

Humanities elective

3

–––––––

Management elective

3

 

 

15

Fourth Semester

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

3

MGT-301

Progressive Management Trends and Careers

3

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Management electives

10

 

 

16

Total program credit hours

62

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