Lakewood University

Associate of Applied Business in Business Management

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
 
Overview
Associate Degree Programs Overview

With an Associate of Applied Business in Business Management, you will be in a position to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of your office, delegate projects, and coordinate teams to meet the goals of your organization. You will report to upper management and have room to advance your career into top management in a reasonable amount of time.

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management is a great opportunity for the individual looking to get a foot in the management door. One of the best things about this two 2-year program is the options it gives to a graduate. After this program, a graduate is skilled in numerous management positions and can work in almost any industry. The graduate also has the foundation to go on to pursue a Bachelors’s or Master’s Degree in many different aspects of business.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management will prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry, and non-profit organizations. The program is designed for students who seek to acquire a complete framework in basic business concepts and skills in order to contribute and create solutions for contemporary business problems. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to apply management, marketing, and accounting concepts to improve operational performance and aid in decision-making skills. The emphasis in this program is placed on marketable skills.

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REQUIRED COURSES

Program Outcomes
Program Outline
What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
Program Outcomes
  • Describe what management is (its functions) and explain the role of a manager
  • Describe what human resource management is (its functions) and challenges
  • Analyze motivation theories and the relationship between motivation and performance
  • Define marketing and its role in relation to the organization’s business plan
  • Describe operations in management, designing performance measures and how they are used in decision making
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of accounting principles including the interpretation of common financial statements
  • Identify an organization’s stakeholders, its ethical issues and define the concept of social responsibility
  • Describe technology trends and specifically how computers are used in the workplace
  • Explore the myths of entrepreneurship and identify types of innovation
  • Demonstrate language fundamentals necessary to communicate effectively with an emphasis on workplace oral and written communication
  • Demonstrate basic math skills as related to algebraic equations and practical personal finance

 

Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Degree Plan 

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This Degree Map is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this degree program. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.

Course Code 

Course Subject and Title

Prerequisite

Credit Hours

Semester One

LUO100

Lakewood University Orientation 

 

0

BUS100

Introduction to Business

 

3

COMM100

Interpersonal Communication*

 

3

COMP100

Introduction to Computers*

 

3

BSLW100

Business Law

 

3

Semester Two

ENG100

Introduction to English*

 

3

GOVT100

American Government*

 

3

SPCH100

Introduction to Speech*

 

3

MATH100

College Mathematics*

 

3

Semester Three

PSY100

Introduction to Psychology*

 

3

PNMG200

Principles of Management 

 

3

OPMG200

Operations Management

 

3

HRSM100

Human Resources Management 

 

3

Semester Four

ACCT100

Principles of Accounting I*

 

3

ORGB200

Organizational Behavior 

 

3

ACTII200

Principles of Accounting II*

Principles of Accounting I

3

MKTP200

Marketing Principles 

 

3

Semester Five

PRFN100

Personal Finance*

 

3

MCRE200

Microeconomics 

 

3

BUSE200

Business Ethics 

 

3

ENTP200

Entrepreneurship 

 

3

Total Credit Hours:         60

What You Receive

Lakewood University provides everything you need for your associates degree program including:

  • Comprehensive textbooks
  • Career Search and time management guides
  • Instructor guidance and unlimited tutoring
  • our very own Student Success Coach
  • Access to our online library
  • Networking with Lakewood’s active student and alumni social community

At Graduation, you’ll also receive a Lakewood University Associate Degree. Plus you’ll have the business knowledge and confidence you need to take your career to the next level.

 

Career Outlook

Employment in management occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, and will result in about 505,000 new jobs. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and the expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to manage these operations. 

The median annual wage for management occupations was $105,660 in May 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.

Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm

Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Part-time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,263.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,263.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.

Qualifications

No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.

Required Courses

Our program is set apart by its affordable tuition and flexible format—but the degree map is what makes it truly unique. The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management program curriculum is developed with the input of industry professionals to ensure exceptional career relevance. This is your opportunity to explore real-world scenarios, building knowledge and skills you’ll actually use on the job after graduation.

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