Purpose: The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek employment in business management or for those presently in management who are seeking promotion. The occupational objectives include administrative assistant, management trainee, department head, branch manager, office manager, manager of small business, and supervisor.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.
Check course descriptions in this Catalog for requirements regarding placement test and/or prerequisite.
1 May substitute a higher-level math. Consult an academic advisor for appropriate selection.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 May be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor.
6 May be selected from ACC, AST, BUS, CON, ECO, FIN, HRI, IT, MKT, or REA. Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor for appropriate choices.
7 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.
8 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or ECO 202 after consulting an academic advisor.
9 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.