May 26, 2019  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog

Business Management, A.A.S.


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CIP Code: 52.0101
NOVA Code: 2120

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek employment in business management or for those presently in management who are seeking promotion. Job opportunities include administrative assistant, management trainee, department head, branch manager, office manager, manager of small business, and supervisor.

Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Business Management: 66 credits


Check course descriptions in this Catalog for requirements regarding placement tests and/or prerequisites.

1 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives .

2 May substitute a higher-level mathematics course. If considering transfer, consult an academic advisor for appropriate selection.

3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116 , 2 cr.; PED 116 , 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116 , 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116  is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 May substitute the SDV 101  Orientation section related to this program.

5 Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor.

6 May be selected from ACC, BUS, CON, ECO, FIN, HRI, IT, MKT, or REA. Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor for appropriate choices.

7 May be selected from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .

8 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201  or ECO 202  after consulting an academic advisor.

9 BUS 224  is recommended for those who qualify and want to transfer.

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