Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management Program, A.A.S.


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HEGIS Code 5004.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 79138


Program 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.

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

Audio Recording Technology Concentration  

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 Industry Studies Concentration  

The Music 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.


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

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

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