Business Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
business management

About this program

Effective managers are leaders. They know how to inspire others to work collectively toward a shared goal. Here, you’ll build a solid foundation in business—learning essentials like marketing and accounting. Leadership courses facilitate teamwork, challenge your critical thinking, and hone the problem-solving skills you need to rise to the top.

Next steps...

You're on your way to becoming a tomorrow maker.

17

Average Class Size

Bachelor's Degree Pathways

Part-time or Full-time Options

Careers

  • Entry-level management trainee positions
  • Banking
  • Retail
  • Insurance
Courses

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.

  • Introduction to Business (MGT105)
  • Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet (MIS211)
  • Principles of Management (MGT115)
  • Principles of Marketing (MKT240)
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC113)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO111)
  • Supervision & Human Relations (MGT248) or
  • Human Resource Management (HRM300)
  • Business Law I (MGT301)
  • Specified Business Management Elective (SBM)
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC123)
  • Fundamentals of Financial Planning (FIN305) or
  • Finance (FIN350)
  • International Business (MGT216)

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

  • Science Elective (SCI)

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • Information, Technology & Society (CSC124)
  • English Composition I (ENL111)
  • Business Mathematics (MTH113) or
  • Business Statistics (MTH157)
  • Technical & Professional Communication (ENL201)
  • Speech Elective (SPC)
Woodlands Bank Innovation Lab
Facilities

Woodlands Bank Innovation Lab

A multi-use collaborative space, the Innovation Lab is a hub for creative problem solving and teambuilding projects.

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Business Management

Tour Schedule

Seeing is believing.

Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.

Sep 10

Open House

Saturday, September 108:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Sep 23

Open House

Friday, September 238:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Oct 9

Open House

Sunday, October 98:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Oct 28

Open House

Friday, October 288:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 5

Open House

Saturday, November 58:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 18

Open House

Friday, November 188:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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Contact

Admissions Office

If you can't attend any of these dates Contact Admissions at 570.320.2400

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.

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Student Life

Lead and put your skills to the test

Penn College Business Club

Penn College Business Club

Network with business leaders and work with like-minded students as you explore the business profession. 

Student Organizations at Penn College

Student Organizations at Penn College

Your college experience is about more than the classroom. Join one of 65+ clubs and organizations, or create your own.

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Gain global experience
Study Abroad

Gain global experience

See the world via Williamsport. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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Internship

Your knowledge in practice

Internships are key for career preparation. Hone your management skills through real-world experience.

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Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, including: credit by exam, articulation, proof of competency gained in high school, work/life experience, and advanced placement.

Visit the Alternative Credit Options page in our Course Catalog for general requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.

  • Ms. Alexandra M Lehman, '18, Leadership Lycoming & Special Events Coordinator, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Gabe Sinicropi, Jr., Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Williamsport Crosscutters
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.