AAS Degree – Code #1306
Dianne Tuzzolino, Program Coordinator
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This program attracts students who are ultimately interested in a business management position. In addition, entry-level students unsure of which business career program to select may enroll in this program. Due to the program’s broad business foundation, students can transfer to other business programs after the first semester and still graduate in four semesters.
A laptop computer is recommended, but not required, for students entering the business management (career) program. The college will provide a list of appropriate laptops to all students who have been accepted to attend Alfred State.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Apply effective communication skills in writing, reading, presenting and listening in writing business and other documents.
Use decision-making skills, prioritize, analyze and make recommendations using critical thinking.
Draw specific conclusions about a business from its financial records, including conducting risk assessment.
Use technological resources and skills effectively and appropriately to communicate, collaborate, and retrieve information.
Participate in team situations by successfully and effectively communicating, participating, focusing, and completing the assigned task.
Distinguish between the different aspects of the marketing mix and discuss how to manage each one.
Relate to different business situations through general business knowledge gained, such as organization types, laws and applications, supply/demand, global issues, ethics, and leadership.
Defend final projects through research analysis, conclusions, and recommendations, along with an oral presentation of this information.
Apply appropriate job search skills such a resume writing, job interviewing, and writing cover letters and thank you letters.
DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM
Alfred State business management graduates may enter directly into either the business administration BBA or technology management BBA degree program at Alfred State.
Students may transfer directly into one of our own BBA degree programs or to another college. Although not limited to these schools, common transfer institutions include: Alfred University, St. Bonaventure University, Rochester Institute of Technology, St. John Fisher College, SUNY at Albany, University at Buffalo, SUNY College at Brockport, SUNY College at Fredonia, SUNY College at Geneseo, SUNY College at Oneonta, SUNY College at Oswego, SUNY at Binghamton, Canisius College, Niagara University, and Hilbert College.
Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent –33 percent are employed; 67 percent transferred to continue their education.
Computer Information Systems
Recommended: Geometry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry
Business Management - AAS Degree
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
Intro to Computers/Info Mgt. Elective
Principles of Marketing
Physical Education Elective
Gen. Education Elective
Fundamentals of Mgt.
Business Law I
Personal Financial Planning
Business Law II
Web Design and Marketing
Business or Computer Elective
63 semester hours with a 2.0 cumulative index as well as six hours of math.