Management (APMNGD)

Associate in Applied Science

The Management Associate program provides you with basic knowledge and skills to enter or advance in management in any organization. You will learn how management effectively coordinates resources to accomplish organizational goals. Additionally, you will learn how to plan for the future, organize a structure to work in, manage employee performance, and make effective decisions.

Upon completion of this program, you will receive an Applied Science associate degree, Management certificate and a certificate in a discipline or technical area of interest to you. This flexibility will allow anyone in an occupational certificate program to gain the management knowledge and skills to manage in a company setting, or to manage your own business. For other options, be sure to check our Accelerated programs for Management certificate.

The Management Associate Program has four categories of classes:

  • general education classes
  • technical certificate classes
  • management certificate classes
  • business division elective classes

You may continue your studies at a 4-year institution.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2022-2023 Academic Requirements

Some employers require or prefer employees to have an associate degree as a condition for employment or for advancement. Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Management, with a concentration in Operations, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or Sports and Entertainment, by completing the requirements listed in one of the below concentrations. See an advisor for specific course information and to select an appropriate pathway of interest.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Eastern Michigan University, BS or BBA degree;
Siena Heights University, BBA degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
Douglas Waters
Rhonda Gilmore

Concentrations

First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ACC 131   QuickBooks Software 3
BMG 101   Entrepreneurship I: Finding Your Opportunity 3
BMG 140   Introduction to Business 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
BMG 230   Principles of Management 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 109   Entrepreneurship II: Starting Your Business 3
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
BMG 155   Business on the Internet 3
BMG 205   Creating the Customer Experience 3
BMG 209   Entrepreneurship III - Running and Growing Your Business 3
BMG 294   Management Topics - Capstone 1
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 15
Total Credits Required
61
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ACC 110   Payroll Accounting 2
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
BMG 230   Principles of Management 3
BMG 240   Human Resources Management 3
BMG 279   Organizational Management 3
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
BMG 140   Introduction to Business 3
BMG 205   Creating the Customer Experience 3
BMG 250   Principles of Marketing 3
BMG 294   Management Topics - Capstone 1
BOS 230   Electronic Forms Design 3
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 4
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 16
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 15
Total Credits Required
61
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
BMG 140   Introduction to Business 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
BMG 230   Principles of Management 3
BMG 279   Organizational Management 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 181   Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
BMG 231 or   Nonprofit Management
BMG 291   Project Management 3
BMG 205   Creating the Customer Experience 3
BMG 228   Purchasing and Inventory Control 3
BMG 273   Managing Operations 3
BMG 294   Management Topics - Capstone 1
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 4
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 62 credits 6
Total 16
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 62 credits 6
Total 15
Total Credits Required
62
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 163   Introduction to Esports 3
BMG 165   Introduction to Sports and Entertainment Management 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
BMG 230   Principles of Management 3
BMG 279   Organizational Management 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 140   Introduction to Business 3
BMG 166   Sports and Entertainment Communications and Public Relations 3
BMG 168   Facilities and Event Management 3
BMG 169   Sports and Entertainment Marketing 3
BMG 205   Creating the Customer Experience 3
BMG 294   Management Topics - Capstone 1
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Elective(s) to reach minimum 61 credits 6
Total 15
Total Credits Required
61