Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog 
  
    Aug 23, 2019  
Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog

Business Management Program, A.A.S.


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HEGIS Code 5004.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 01813


Overview

The A.A.S. degree program in Business Management with the concentrations in Audio Recording Technology, Management, Marketing, and Music Entertainment and Industry Studies  is intended for those students who wish to enter the business world directly after completion of their studies at the College.

Students who pursue the Business Management program can seek job situations as advertising assistants, assistant buyers, assistant credit managers, and other entry-level positions in retail chain organizations, wholesale firms, and other business enterprises such as broadcasting and data processing.

The availability of the various concentrations described below makes it possible for students to focus on an area of special interest and acquire marketable skills and expertise.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

The Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed for students preparing for entry into the business or professional world directly after completion of their course of study. These programs include both professional skills and liberal arts/general education courses.

Requirements for the Program in Business Management leading to the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

Concentration Component

Students in the Business Management Program select one of the following concentrations. The 12 credits in the selected concentration, together with the 21 credits in the Common Core, and 24 credits in Business Management Content Specialty Courses, and 3 credits in Liberal Arts and Sciences constitute the 60-credit requirement for the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management.

Concentrations


The Audio Recording Technology Concentration at Five Towns College is designed to provide students with the tools needed to succeed as professional engineers and producers of music for soundtracks in film and video productions. Students study the theory of sound, recording electronics, engineering procedures, music production techniques, and audio/video post production in a sequence of courses designed to develop practical and technical skills. The College’s industry grade recording studios, editing suites, and MIDI workstations provide students with a highly focused learning environment for both assigned and extracurricular recording projects.

Business Management Concentration

The Management Concentration at Five Towns College is designed to provide students with the tools needed to succeed in Business Management. Management is the process of creating, distributing, promoting and pricing goods, services and ideas to facilitate relationships with customers and develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in a dynamic environment. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to be informed and engaged marketing professionals and prepare for employment in the business and marketing field.   

Business Marketing Concentration

The Business Marketing Concentration at Five Towns College is designed to provide students with the tools needed to succeed in the marketing industry.  Marketing is the process of creating, distributing, promoting and pricing goods, services and ideas to facilitate relationships with customers and develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in a dynamic environment. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to be informed and engaged marketing professionals and prepare for employment in the business and marketing field.

Music Entertainment and Industry Studies Concentration

The Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Concentration at Five Towns College is designed for students interested in a career in a music-related business filed. Studies include the technical, legal, production, managing, merchandising and licensing aspects of the music business. The concentration assists those graduates who plan to work as artist managers, record and publishing company owners, executives, promoters and producers of music videos to achieve their career goals.

Program Course Requirements

The courses below are required of all students in the Business Management Program.

Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; Credits: 3  
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; Credits: 3  
MAT ___ - Quantitative Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; Credits: 3  
SCI ___ - Scientific Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
SOC ___ - Diversity Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
SPE ___ - Oral Communication Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Business Management Content Specialty Courses
BUS 101 - Accounting 1; Credits: 3  
BUS 111 - Business Organization and Management; Credits: 3  
BUS 121 - Business Law 1; Credits: 3  
BUS 151 - Business Communication; Credits: 3  
BUS 211 - Principles of Management; Credits: 3  
BUS 241 - Principles of Marketing; Credits: 3  
BUS 244 - Advertising; Credits: 3  
COM 101 - Computers in Business; Credits: 3  
Total Business Management Content Specialty Credits: 24
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ECO 101 - Macroeconomics; Credits: 3  or ECO 102 - Microeconomics; Credits: 3  
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences Credits: 3
Concentration Component
Business Management Program, Audio Recording Technology Concentration, A.A.S.   
Business Management Program, Business Management Concentration, A.A.S.  
Business Management Program, Business Marketing Concentration, A.A.S.  
Business Management Program, Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Concentration, A.A.S.   
Total Concentration Component Credits: 12
Total Program Credits: 60

 

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