The Business Management Program is designed to develop students' competency to work within a corporate, non-profit, government or small business work environment.
Students will be introduced to core foundation courses which will provide the academic theory to understand the many facets of the business environment. These core courses will be augmented with advanced business courses and will provide these future leaders with the skills needed to control, manage, and solve real-world business problems both domestically and internationally.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Management Degree program at Key College will take four years to complete, assuming students enroll in 16 credit hours per quarter and attend three quarters per year. (The program can be completed in three years by attending year-round).
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This program will equip students with the fundamentals of business management and provide a quality learning experience. The real-world applications of the coursework are essentials to be utilized by students as entrepreneurs as well as entry-level business candidates. The Business Management Program offered at Key College will engage students in analyzing micro business perspectives. The program will emphasize the interactions between employees and groups within defined organizations. Students will have the opportunity of selecting from three specialties within the Business Management Program, which are international business, human resources, and technology.
Unit of Credits Awarded: Quarter
Total Credit Hours Awarded: 182
Total Clock/Contact Hours: 1,822.00
Program Length: 144
Weeks per Academic Year: 36
Academic Years: 4
Minimum Credit Hours to Graduate: 182 Quarter Credit hours.
Electives: Two electives can be selected during the first term of the fourth year. Students can choose from three categories, which are human resources, international business, and technology. Under each elective, two electives must be completed. All prerequisites must be met prior to selection of a category.
(MAN2300) Human Resources Management
(MAN4405) Labor Relations
(GEB4358) International Negotiations and Transactions
(MAN3630) International Business
(ISM4480) Electronic Commerce
The Business and Accounting Programs are aligned with commonly used software programs that businesses demand. Modern computers, labs, and software allow students to perform most tasks required by businesses. The labs are equipped to provide network access for distributed data processing capabilities.
Key College provides an Information Resource Library as well as a complete library on the Internet available to all students seven days per week. Students are issued a password to access the online library.
Prospective students must complete an application online or via e-mail. Programs offered at Key College require a solid commitment for successful completion. Therefore, an interview beforehand with an admissions specialist provides full information about requirements, the courses, and class starting dates, part-time work, and employment opportunities for graduates. An assessment of the student’s interests, background and commitment will occur during the admissions interview.
All applicants must be evaluated for academic capability and talk with the appropriate academic advisor to evaluate the prospective student’s ability and commitment. When all application requirements have been fulfilled, applicants will be notified promptly regarding their admission status.