Business Management Option, Technical Studies

Associate in Applied Science

This program is offered exclusively for student apprentices enrolled in a recognized training and workforce program and for those employed as electricians, ironworkers, carpenters, plumbers, pipe fitters or heat and frost insulators and bridge, structural, ornamental and reinforcing iron workers. It consists of 20 General Education course credits and 25 Technical Core credits transferred in from the American Council of Education (ACE) or another similar service, or through departmental review of skills acquired in the work place. The remaining 19 program credits are related to the business management field.

For additional program information, contact faculty advisor, Donna Vassallo, at (609) 343-4972 or dvassall@atlantic.edu.

For more information on qualifying for Technical Core credits, or to check your eligibility for the program, please visit www.NJPLACE.com.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  •  Utilize analytical and decision making tools in making management decisions;
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of  communication skills, critical thinking, teamwork and leadership in their chosen profession and career;
  • Benefit from the unique and valuable set of skills and experiences that a combination apprenticeship and college degree provides;
  • Provide official recognition of their individual training and education.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
General Education Social Science course
3

Choose HIST101-Heritage of the Western World I or HIST102-Heritage of the Western World II

3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course
4
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
Technical Core Credits - ACE or similar recommendation
25
PROGRAM COURSES  
ACCT130-Financial Accounting (required)
4
BUSN101-Introduction to Business (required)
3
BUSN120-Principles of Management (required)
3
Choose three courses from this list:
ACCT131-Managerial Accounting
4
BUSN102-Principles of Marketing
3
BUSN104-Small Business Management
3
BUSN205-Human Resources Management  
3
BUSN210-Business Law I
3
BUSN211-Business Law II
3
ECON110-Macroeconomics
3
ECON111-Microeconomics
3

Computer Literacy: 0-3 credits.

Is fulfilled with CISM125-Introduction to Computers, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
19
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(BTEC) EFFECTIVE FALL 2008