Effective Fall 2020

The Business Management curriculum offers students the skills needed to prepare for a career in management-related fields. Students develop skills in effective decision making, problem solving, organizing and planning.

Career Opportunities

Entry-level management trainee positions in manufacturing, retailing, banking, insurance, marketing, and government.

Special Equipment Needs

Students must have access to a computer with consistent Internet access. Technical requirements are as follows: 

  • (Windows 10 or higher recommended) 
  • Intel Core i5 or i7 (generation 10 or higher) processor (recommended) 
  • 8+ GB RAM (recommended)  
  • 250+ GB Solid State Disk (SSD) drive (recommended) 
  • Webcam and microphone required 
  • Internet Connection (cable or DSL highly recommended) 
  • Additional plug-ins may be required (Information Technology Services Service Desk available for assistance) 
  • *Chromebooks and other devices running ChromeOS are prohibited

Remediation Strategies

All incoming students must meet placement requirements in math. Students are expected to remediate any deficiencies as explained in the College Catalog (see https://www.pct.edu/catalog/admissions-policy).

Program Goals

A graduate of this major should be able to:
  • explain how managers perform the basic functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling within an organizational setting.
  • discuss the international arena and its current role and impact on business.
  • analyze basic accounting methods and financial analysis and their business applications.
  • utilize human relations/human resource management skills, and ethical and legal concepts in a business organizational setting.
  • identify the broad functions of marketing and their applications to business.

Curriculum

First SemesterCreditsNotesLectureLab/ClinicalM/SType
FYE101First Year Experience 1.50 1.50 SREQ
CSC124Information, Technology & Society 33 SREQ
ENL111English Composition I 33 SREQ
MGT105Introduction to Business 33 MREQ
MTH113Business Mathematics 33 SREQ
or
MTH157Business Statistics 33 SREQ
FITFitness & Wellness Elective 1 SFIT
TOTAL CREDITS 14
Second SemesterCreditsNotesLectureLab/ClinicalM/SType
MIS211Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet 33 MREQ
ENL201Technical & Professional Communication 33 SREQ
MGT115Principles of Management 33 MREQ
MKT240Principles of Marketing 33 MREQ
SPCSpeech Elective 3 SSPC
OEAOpen Elective 3 SOEA
TOTAL CREDITS 18
Third SemesterCreditsNotesLectureLab/ClinicalM/SType
ACC113Introduction to Financial Accounting 33 MREQ
ECO111Principles of Macroeconomics 33 MREQ
MGT248Supervision & Human Relations 33 MREQ
or
HRM300Human Resource Management 33 MREQ
MGT301Business Law I 33 MREQ
SBMSpecified Business Management Elective 3 MSBM
TOTAL CREDITS 15
Fourth SemesterCreditsNotesLectureLab/ClinicalM/SType
ACC123Introduction to Managerial Accounting 33 MREQ
FIN305Fundamentals of Financial Planning 33 MREQ
or
FIN350Finance 33 MREQ
MGT216International Business 33 MREQ
SBMSpecified Business Management Elective 3 MSBM
SCIScience Elective 3 SSCI
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Specified Business Management Electives include any ACC, FIN, HRM, MGT, MKT, MIS or any adviser approved courses at the 200 level or higher.