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

Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50326
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
Career Beginning 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. 

ACBSP Global Business Accreditation
We are ACBSP accredited!

10 Year Reaffirmation Self Study Dec 2016
ACBSP Reaffirmation Award Letter

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement
ENGL 1010 English Composition I

Choose ONE Humanities Course
ART 2000 Art History Survey I
ART 2020 Art History Survey II
ART 1035 Intro to Art
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2110 Early American Literature
ENGL 2120 Modern American Literature
ENGL 2210 Early British Literature
ENGL 2220 Modern British Literature
ENGL 2310 Early World Literature
ENGL 2320 Modern World Literature
HUM 1010 Early Humanities
HUM 1020 Modern Humanities
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy *
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre
*recommended

Choose ONE Mathematics Course
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics*
MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics
MATH 1710 Precalculus I
MATH 1720 Precalculus Trigonometry
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
*recommended

Social and Behavioral Science Course
ECON 2100 Principles of Macroeconomics 

Additional Course
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication

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 2200 Principles of Microeconomics
and
An additional 9 hours from Administrative Professional Technology, Accounting, Business, Marketing, Management, Health Information Management or Computer Information Technology.  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
Number Course Name Credits
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
Number Course Name Credits
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
Number Course Name Credits
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
Number Course Name Credits
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