2013-2014 catalog 
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2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Studies Program, Business Management Option, A.A.S.

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This career program is designed for students with prior work experience and apprenticeship training to earn an Associate’s degree and pursue a business career related to their technical expertise. Students may be granted up to 25 college credits from training programs approved by the American Council on Education. Students complete course work that provides management training for employment opportunities in business or in establishing their own business.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Analyze business situations and develop effective plans for achievement of goals
  • Utilize appropriate technology to solve business-related problems
  • Make decisions that reflect an understanding of how political-legal, competitive, technological, economic and social issues influence business
  • Communicate an understanding of business principles in written and oral form
  • Demonstrate effective team/interpersonal skills


General Education - 20-22 credits

As described in General Education .

Technical Core - A maximum of 25 credits

(if student does not have 25 technical credits, the remaining credits can be elective credits approved by assigned counselor or can be completed through the apprenticeship program while also taking Brookdale courses) from the following:

  • Apprenticeship Training
  • Military Training
  • Trade/Proprietary Education Credits: 25

Career Studies - 18 credits as follows:

 A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete this program.

Total credits required for degree: 63-65


* Offered Fall term only

** Offered Spring term only 

Program Code for registration: BUTCS

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Suggested Sequence - Technical Studies A.A.S. Degree Business Management Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Basic Skills requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 16-17

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 18

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 14-15

Sequence Notes:

*Offered Fall Term only

**Offered Spring Term only

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

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