Business Management
AAS = Associate of Applied Science | 60 hours


The Associate of Applied Science Business Management degree is a two-year program that prepares students to enter the world of business by developing managerial andtechnical skills required to work in small to large business environments. Students in this program will learn valuable skills including critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and current technology that will prepare them for successful positions in a wide range of management careers in the business environment such as retail, banking, operations, purchasing, and public relations.

This programis also designed for the student seeking to establish their own business and for the student already working who wants to advance in a business career by updating their managerial skills.  A Certificate of Proficiency in Business and a Certificate of Proficiency in Accounting are also available.

Campuses Offered At
D = DeWitt Campus
H = Helena-West Helena Campus
S = Stuttgart Campus
In Person

Upon completion of this program, students are prepared to:

  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills including economic and quantitative reasoning concepts to make informative business management decisions.

  • Apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) using amanual and computerized accounting system to record financial and managerial business transactions to prepare internal reports and financial statements.

  • Understand legal, ethical, and social issues related to business decisions and the impact on various individuals, groups, and society.

  • Demonstrate technology skills to integrate MS Office products to compose, format, and distribute business documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.

  • Create and maintain professional, user-friendly websites using modern web design software to accommodate the needs of the business office and customers.

  • Interact in a business professional manner with supervisors, co-workers, and customers using written and oral communication skills for the business environment.

Possible Careers

  • Accountant
  • Network/Computer Systems Administrator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Information Technology Manager

Campus Contacts

Tracie Karkur | Business & Information Systems Instructor
Kayla Holland | Office Technology Instructor
Helena-West Helena
Charlotte Purdy | Network Technology Instructor
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