Business Management

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Management prepares students for entry-level positions in business enterprises. Students will receive a solid grounding in accounting, computers, personnel management, marketing, and business management. This program will provide students with an understanding of the business environment through both theoretical analysis and practical application of the principles of business management, making them a more valued employee. The program supports both the goals of employment and academic transfer, should the student wish to continue his/her education.

Program Outcomes

  • Prepare, read and understand a company’s financial statements
  • Compose written and oral messages in a clear, concise and complete manner
  • Operate computerized systems that are essential to small business success
  • Apply human relation theories to improve workplace efficiencies within the legal environment
  • Define, price, distribute and promote a company’s product within a target market
  • Solve common mathematical and statistical problems that are faced in business
  • Understand the economic, socio-cultural, and regulatory business environments


For more information about this program and plan of study, please refer to the current catalog.


Suggested Courses
ACTG201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACTG202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACTG205 Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks) 3
BGEN105 Intro to Business 3
BGEN235 Business Law I 3
BMGT210 Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
BMGT215 Human Resource Management 3
BMGT237 Human Relations in Business 3
BMKT225 Marketing 3
CAPP131 Basic MS Office 3
CAPP156 Basic MS Excel 3
COMX111 Intro to Public Speaking 3
ECNS201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECNS202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
M105 Contemporary Math or higher 3
WRIT101 College Writing I 3
WRIT122 Introduction to Business Writing 3

Explore the Dawson Community College catalog for course descriptions.