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Technical Program - Management (AAS) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL


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Technical Program

Management (AAS) (AAS.MGT)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The Management degree is designed for (1) those who plan to own and operate their own business and (2) those who plan to work as technicians, supervisors, or managers in for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. Using career electives, a specialized management curriculum can be designed to meet the needs of students in such diverse areas as marketing, retailing, sales, manufacturing, construction, transportation, technology and the trades.

Total credit hours for graduation in this program must equal or exceed 65.


Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.


For more information contact:
John Carpenter
217-234-5347
jcarpent@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 The Management Program Coordinator must approve all career electives. Students should meet with the program coordinator prior to enrollling in internship and career elective courses in order to design an individualized management program that will meet their needs.
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
BUS 142
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

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Introduction to Business
3
ECO 231
Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

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Principles of Economics I
3
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I
3
ENG 095
Using critical thinking skills, students will study and reinforce the basics of the English language as they apply to business communications. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure.

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Business English
 
BUS 113
Development of keyboarding skill on letters, numbers, and symbols keys. Students learn to format and print business letters, memos, reports, and tables using word processing features.

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Keyboarding
3
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No description available

or
Career Elective 1
 
SFS 101
Designed to improve student performance in college and beyond. Topics include: college resources; identification of college and career goals; implementation of study, note-taking, and test-taking strategies; and development of life management skills including time management, stress management, and relationship skills.

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Strategies for Success
2
HED ---
No description available

or
Health Elective
 
PED ---
No description available

or
P.E. Elective
 
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 
Second Semester
CIS 160
Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software on the PC. These learning activities include MS Windows, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Design,Database Management, Internet access, and presentation program. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Practical Software Applications *
3
BUS 251
Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

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Principles of Management
3
BUS 247
Covers the selection of target markets; the controllable variables of the marketing mix including product, place, price and promotion; and the uncontrollable variables including legal environment, economic environment, resources and objectives, cultural environment and the existing business structure.

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Principles of Marketing
3
BUS 141
Provides students a practical strategy for creating successful communication products used in business.


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Business Communications *
3
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No description available

or
Career Elective 1
 
ECO 232
Focuses on free enterprise and the economic functions of government, advanced supply and demand analysis, pricing in competitive/non-competitive markets, and pricing in resource markets.


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Principles of Economics II *
3
POS 162
Focuses on legal authority, structure, leadership and functions of state, county, city, township, and special district governments. The Illinois State Constitution is analyzed.

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or
State and Local Government
 
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Summer Term
BUS 091
Provides an overview of integrated marketing communications, promotional strategy, research, creativity, the role of an advertising agency and other support organizations, media selection and assessment, ethical and regulatory considerations, and budgetary allocations.

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Principles of Advertising
3
BUS 092
Covers the various aspects of the personal selling process including organizational buying motives, consumer behavior, approaching the customer, making the presentation, handling objections, techniques for closing the sale, and managing the salesforce.

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Principles of Selling
3
BUS 090
Designed for those owning or planning to become owners of a retail business, those involved or planning to become involved in the management function of a retail business, and/or those desiring a general knowledge of retailing as an institution.

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Principles of Retailing
3
BUS 089
Covers entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges facing small business managers including how to conceptualize a feasible business concept, develop a comprehensive business plan, obtain start-up capital, execute the firms strategy, and maintain financial and inventory control.

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or
Small Business Management
 
  Total Semester Hours:
9
 

Second Year
First Semester
BUS 290
The managerial process of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization is examined. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and fringe benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.


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Human Resource Management *
3
BUS 151
A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


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Financial Accounting *
3
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
BUS 200
An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Antitrust, consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied; also the international marketplace.

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Legal Environment of Business
3
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No description available

or
Career Elective 1
 
BUS 094
Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, interest, installment buying, statistics, insurance, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

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Business Mathematics
3
MAT 1--
No description available

or
Mathematics Elective *
 
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
BUS 285
A study of the labor and employment laws that have the greatest impact on the relationship between employers and employees, and the strategies managers utilize to maintain an effective level of employee satisfaction. Transfers as elective credit only.


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Labor Relations *
3
BUS 074
Enables the student to participate in discussions relating to successful employment. The student must complete a project relating to his/her job. This course is repeatable for credit.

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Management Seminar 1
1
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No description available

or
Career Elective 1
 
BUS 076
Provides employment experience in a position consistent with the career objective of the student. The position must be approved by the program director. This fall, spring, or summer semester variable credit course may be taken as the first or second student internship and is repeatable for credit.

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Management Internship 1
4
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No description available

or
Career Elective 1
 
BUS 078
Designed as a capstone class for both Management and Marketing majors. Areas of concentration will include current topics in business, job seeking and keeping skills, organizational politics and diplomacy, and an in depth examination of management/marketing concepts.

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Management/Marketing Capstone *
1
BUS-096
Focuses on a practical study of the current federal revenue act as it relates to business and individuals.

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Federal Tax Accounting
3
BUS-152
Designed to use accounting information to help management make decisions concerning product costing, planning and controlling operations in an ever-changing business environment.


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or
Managerial Acccounting *
 
  Total Semester Hours:
12
 


Total Program Hours: 65

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