Associate in Applied Science in Management

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Consult with your faculty mentor or academic advisor to determine educational requirements, including possible university transfer options, for your chosen career field.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course Gateway course 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3
MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS or CS 3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I SB 3
FYE101 or
FYE103
Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success or Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 1–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3
MA Mathematics
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking L 0–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or SB or L or SB 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
SBU200 Society and Business G, SB 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4
HU Humanities, Fine Arts, and Design 3

Restricted Electives

Students should select eighteen (18) credits from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor. Courses cannot be shared with Required Courses.

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ACC110 or
ACC112
Understanding And Using Accounting Systems or Accounting Principles II 3
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows 3
GBS131 Business Calculations 3
IBS101 Introduction to International Business G 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
MGT+++ Any MGT Management course(s) (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area) 3
TQM230 Teamwork Dynamics 2
TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business Critical course Gateway course 3
MGT251 Human Relations in Business 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems Critical course CS or CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I SB 3
FYE101 or
FYE103
Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success or Exploration of College, Career and Personal Success 1–3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or First-Year Composition for ESL FYC or FYC 3
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MA Mathematics
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking L 0–3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
SBU200 Society and Business G, SB 3

Term 6

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 6
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM110 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication SB or SB or L or SB 3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 7

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 7
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives 3
RE Restricted Electives 3
HU Humanities, Fine Arts, and Design 3

Term 8

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 8
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives 3
SQ or SG Natural Sciences 4

Restricted Electives

Students should select eighteen (18) credits from the following courses in consultation with a Department Advisor. Courses cannot be shared with Required Courses.

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ACC110 or
ACC112
Understanding And Using Accounting Systems or Accounting Principles II 3
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows 3
GBS131 Business Calculations 3
IBS101 Introduction to International Business G 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
MGT+++ Any MGT Management course(s) (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area) 3
TQM230 Teamwork Dynamics 2
TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations 3

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.