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Business Management (A.A.S.)

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Have you always wanted to be an entrepreneur? Has starting a business and creating your own niche always been a dream that you want to become a reality? Become your own boss with assistance from our Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Business Management degree. With this degree in your back pocket, be ready to create your own success.

Our Business Management degree not only teaches students the ins and outs of running a business, it also helps students develop true leadership skills at various levels. Students will become strong leaders by gaining a foundation in general business knowledge and skills, an introduction to theories and concepts, an introduction to total quality management, and so much more.

Leaders are being developed every single day through the A.A.S. in Business Management degree! Are you ready to step up, take control, and lead others? This degree will prepare you to walk off the graduation stage and into your own business.

Career Opportunities

Office Supervisor
Bookkeeping and Auditing Clerk
Customer Service Representative
Production, Planning and Expediting Clerk
Assistant Manager
Retail Manager
Small Business Owner and Operator

Key Classes

Introduction to Business
Business Law
Personal Consumer Finance
Principles of Marketing
Small Business Management

Online Degree Option

Penn Highlands Online offers a flexible learning opportunity that can not only fit your mobile, on-the-go lifestyle, but can be completely personalized around your schedule. Through the College's Online Campus, you can complete a degree in Business Management. Please reference the following course progression chart for an idea of the coursework necessary to complete this program online.


Course Timeline: Business Management Online Degree


Fall 1 Semester (August - December)


FYE100 First Year Experience
CIT100 Microcomputer Applications
ENG110 English Composition 1
BUS110 Introduction to Business
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting


Spring 1 Semester (January - May)


ENG220 Business Letter and Report Writing
BUS210 Business Law
BUS220 Small Business Management
ACC110 Principles of Accounting


Summer 1 Semester (May - August)


MAT110 Business Math
BUS125 Management Principles
BIO104/114 Principles of Biology w/ Lab
COM101 Public Speaking


Fall 2 Semester (August - December)


BUS206 Operations Management and Process Improvement
BUS240 Labor Relations Management
PHI225 Business Ethics OR BUS130 Personal Consumer Finance
Social Science Elective


Spring 2 Semester (January - May)


BUS165 Human Resource Management
BUS230 Principles of Marketing
BUS298 Internship (Face to Face, Professional Work Experience) OR Social Science Elective


Summer 2 Semester (May - August) 


LIF111 Health and Wellness
ACE200 ACESS Portfolio
ECO100 Macroeconomics OR ECO110 Microeconomics


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