Management, AAS

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Management is designed to meet the needs of individuals who have acquired occupational training from community colleges, technical institutes, military service schools, or industry-related schools in business, health or another technical field.

A minimum of 13.5 credit hours in one specialty area is required to complete this program. Two options are available under this program: (1) transfer of credit from the source of the specialty training, or (2) creation of a specialty area using approved National American University courses.

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:
  • Critically apply concepts in the principal areas of business to support organizational decisions.
  • Use current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic business objectives.
  • Explain appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Effectively communicate in a professional business setting.
  • Productively collaborate in a professional business setting.

Management: Associate of Applied Science Requirements

90 Credits

Management Major Core (28.5)

AC2760Financial Accounting for Managers

4.5

EC2050Macroeconomics

4.5

EC2100Microeconomics

4.5

MG3000Marketing

4.5

MT1050Introduction to Business

4.5

MT2050Principles of Management

4.5

MT3651Business Management Capstone

1.5

Specialty/Technical/Vocational Core (22.5)

(Maximum 22.5/Minimum 13.5)

If the maximum of 22.5 credits is not met in the specialty core, the difference must be made up by choosing Business/Accounting/CI Electives.

Business/Accounting/CI-Electives Core

22.5

Business electives include EC, FN, LA, MG, MT and OL courses

General Education Core (39)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

Science

SCScience Elective

4.5

Mathematics

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

 

General Education

CS1201Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

5

OR

CS1203Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

5

 

CS1301Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

5

CS2086Career Path Planning

2

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Management Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

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