September 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 29, 2020  
September 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science/Applied Science in Business Management (ASBM/AASBM)


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(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/ career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)

Program Description

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, sales, marketing, and human resources.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
  2. Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, first-line supervisor, secretary, and administrative assistant.

Program Content

A minimum of 62.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Core Courses


All courses, 30.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Internship or Research Project


■ 3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Note:


* Online students in some states may not be allowed to take this internship due to state restrictions.

 

Open Elective Courses


A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required.

General Education Requirements


Students enrolled in this associate’s degree must complete a minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education  section of the catalog for Herzing University courses that would satisfy these requirements. *

4.00 Semester Credit Hours in Computer Applications ♦ ■
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in English Composition
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in General Education Electives ♦
1.00 Semester Credit Hour in Information Literacy
4.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics (College Algebra or above)
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Natural Science or Humanities With a Critical Thinking Focus ** ▲ ♦
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social or Behavioral Science
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Speech

* Transfer students may transfer courses that are within 1.00 semester credit hour of the courses listed above to meet these discipline requirements. Any resulting deficiency in the total of 24.00 semester credit hours required in general education may be made up with general education electives from any of the listed disciplines.

** A course with a critical thinking focus would be a course that addresses the theories and application of critical analysis with an emphasis on developing sequential reasoning skills. Examples may be courses in critical thinking, philosophy, logic, or science.

▲ Students in the State of Georgia must take a science course to fulfill this requirement.

♦ The state of Minnesota requires a minimum of 20.00 semester credit hours of general education for associate’s degrees, not counting computer applications. However, all Herzing University students in the AASBM program must complete a minimum of 24.00 semester credit hours in general education, including computer applications, to complete the requirement for graduation from this associate’s degree program. Minnesota students must complete at least 2.00 semester credit hours of general education in the humanities.

■ Students may take the following courses in lieu of these indicated courses.

Personal and Professional Development Courses


2.00 semester credit hours are required.

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