Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

Business Administration: Management

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time
Fall, Spring, Summer

Award
Associate of Applied Science degree
2 years (5 terms)
Certificate options (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, and global perspectives.

Courses in the program are available online or on WebLive 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

Term 1

BUS-101

Orientation to Business Professionalism

1

BUS-102

Introduction to Business

3

 

 

 

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management OR

3

PSY-111

Introduction to Psychology

 

ENG-105

Composition I

3

ADM-133

Business Math and Calculators

3

 

 

13

Term 2

BUS-192

Professionalism: Business Competition

1

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

MGT-101

Principles of Management

3

ENG-108

Composition II: Technical Writing OR

3

ENG-106

Composition II

 

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication OR

3

SPC-112

Public Speaking OR

 

MKT-140

Principles of Selling

 

 

 

13

Term 3

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

MGT-170

Human Resource Management

3

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Humanities or History/Culture Course

3

 

 

9

Term 4

ECN-120

Principles of Macroeconomics OR

3

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

 

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

MGT-206

Global Business Skills

3

MGT-300

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

 

 

15

Term 5

ACC-152

Financial Accounting OR

4

ACC-120

Survey of Accounting

 

MGT-301

Management Capstone

3

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Management Electives

6

 

 

13

Total program credit hours

63

Management Electives

Management elective credit may be used to earn a certificate.

See your advisor for online availability.

BUS-185

Business Law I

3

BUS-280

Fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement

3

MGT-124

Project Management Tools*

3

ECN-120

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ACC-156

Managerial Accounting*

4

ACC-313

Accounting Applications*

4

ACC-362

Accounting Spreadsheets*

4

BUS-932

Internship

1-6

FIN-121

Personal Finance

3

MGT-137

Developing Leadership Skills

1

MGT-139

Effective Team Building for Managers

1

MGT-140

Time Management in the Workplace

1

MGT-155

Integrated Project Management*

3

MGT-171

Human Resource Strategies-Talent Management and Employee Relations*

3

MGT-179

Human Resource Strategies-Total Rewards, Safety and Labor*

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum

3

MGT-205

Introduction to Global Trade

3

MGT-305

Business Plans for Entrepreneurs*

3

MKT-130

Social Media in Business*

3

MKT-135

Content Marketing*

3

CIS-207

Fundamentals of Web Programming

3

BCA-152

Comprehensive Spreadsheets*

3

BCA-167

Comprehensive Databases*

3

BCA-290

Web Design Principles

3

MKT-140

Principles of Selling

3

MKT-180

Customer Service Strategies

1

MKT-190

International Marketing

3

Optional Courses

BUS-928

Independent Study

1

BUS-924

Honors Project

1

MGT-924

Honors Project

1

BUS-949

Special Topics

1

MGT-928

Independent Study

1

 

 

 

Human Resources Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

MGT-101

Principles of Management

3

MGT-170

Human Resource Management

3

 

 

9

Term 2

MGT-171

Human Resource Strategies-Talent Management and Employee Relations*

3

MGT-179

Human Resources Strategies-Total Rewards, Safety and Labor*

3

 

 

6

Total program credit hours

15

Entrepreneurship Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

MGT-300

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

MGT-170

Human Resource Management

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

MKT-110

Principles of Marketing

3

 

 

12

Term 2

MKT-130

Social Media for Business*

3

MGT-305

Business Plans for Entrepreneurs*

3

 

 

6

Total program credit hours

18

Project Management Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

MGT-121

Project Management Basics

3

 

 

3

Term 2

MGT-124

Project Management Tools*

3

MGT-130

Principles of Supervision

3

 

 

6

Term 3

MGT-155

Integrated Project Management*

3

MGT-161

Agile Project Management with Scrum OR

3

BUS-280

Fundamentals of Lean Process Improvement

 

 

 

6

Total program credit hours

15

Global Perspectives in Business Certificate Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1

MGT-205

Introduction to Global Trade

3

MGT-206

Global Business Skills

3

MGT-300

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

-------

Global Perspectives Elective

3

 

 

12

Total program credit hours

12

Global Perspectives Electives

MKT-190

International Marketing

3

CLS-151

Understanding Cultures: Latin America

3

CLS-165

Understanding Cultures: Modern Japan

3

GLS-120

Education Experience Abroad

3

FLC-142

Elementary Chinese II

4

FLS-142

Elementary Spanish II

4

FLF-142

Elementary French II

4

FLG-142

Elementary German II

4

REL-101

Survey of World Religions

3

*Prerequisite required. See EagleNet, course catalog at www.kirkwood.edu/catalog or your advisor.

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