Management Concentration

The Associate of Applied Science

A.A.S. Business – Management Concentration Mission:

The Business Management concentration will prepare students who want to start an entry-level supervisory career with knowledge of and skills in accounting, computers, marketing, communication, management, supervision, and economics.

Contact Information

John Tibbs
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50208
jtibbs@jscc.edu

Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext. 5026
tmesser@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

Entry-level supervisory careers in retail, service, and manufacturing require a minimum of an associates degree.  Supervisors or managers may work in factories, stores, restaurants, and hotels.  The Associate of Applied Science in Business is designed for students who want to start an entry-level supervisory career and who do not plan to attend a university.  Students successfully completing this program will have the knowledge of and skills in accounting, computers, marketing, communication, management, supervision, and economics. 

The Management concentration is available in a “FAST TRACK” option for students wishing to complete their degree in an accelerated method.  Please call 731-425-2632  for more information about the “FAST TRACK” program.

Estimated Salary Range
CareerBeginning Salary Range
Food Service Manager $39,710+
Retail Manager $34,500+

Additional Information

Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The 

Associate of Applied Science in Business Studies is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement
ENGL 1010 English Composition I

Choose ONE Humanities Course
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy *
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre
*recommended

Choose ONE Mathematics Course
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability*
MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics
MATH 1710 Precalculus I
MATH 1720 Precalculus II (Trigonometry)
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
*recommended

Social and Behavioral Science Course
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 

Additional Course
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Professional Component (All required)
ACCT  1010 Principles of Accounting I
BUSN 1305 Introduction to Business
BUSN 2370 Legal Environment of Business
BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing
INFS 1010 Computer Applications

Concentration Component (All required)
ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II
BUSN 1300 Personal Finance
BUSN 1310 Business Communications
BUSN 1320 Business Calculations
BUSN 1370 Spreadsheet Applications
BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management
ECON 2020 Microeconomics
and
An additional 9 hours from Administrative Office Management, Accounting, Business, Marketing, Management, Health Information Management or Computer Information Systems.  See your advisor.  

The Associate of Applied Science Management Concentration requires 60 college level credits.  Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites. 

Sample Schedule


1st Year, Fall Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
BUSN 1305 Intro to Business 3
BUS 1300 Personal Finance 3
  Humanities Course 3
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
INFS 1010 Computer Applications 3
  Total Credits 15
1st Year, Spring Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
BUSN 1310 Business Communications 3
BUSN 1320 Business Calculations 3
BUSN 1370 Spreadsheet Applications 3
  Approved Business Elective 3
 BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Fall Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUSN 2370 Legal Environment of Bus. 3
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech 3
  Approved Elective 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Spring Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON 2020  Microeconomics 3
  Mathematics Course 3
  Approved Business Elective 3
  Total Credits 15