Business Management

Business Management

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Ever wanted to organize a market entry into a foreign country? MSTC Business Management students do this and much, much more through a mix of learning, simulations, and real-world activities.

As an MSTC Business Management student, you develop technical and interpersonal skills related to management, finance, operations, customer service management, ethics, employment law, international business, and software. Guest speakers, field trips, business/industry tours, and professional organization meetings/presentations help increase your understanding of the business world. The knowledge and skills you gain are put to the test in simulations, mock interviews, performance assessments, business plans, customer service management plans, simulated training, and hands-on projects for local businesses. Students even have an opportunity to participate in a German student exchange program.

An MSTC Business Management degree provides you with the flexibility and in-demand skills to start a career in service, government, and manufacturing organizations. Interested in a particular business emphasis? You can even specialize in entrepreneurship or healthcare management.

The Business Management program is offered at the Adams County Center and the Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids campuses. It is also available online. Courses are offered during both day and evening hours. Program courses are transferable to baccalaureate degree programs through a variety of transfer agreements.

JOBS

  • Account Executive
  • Account Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Business Entrepreneur
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Department Supervisor
  • Floor Supervisor
  • Healthcare Supervisor
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Inside Sales or Account Representative
  • Insurance Representative
  • Lead Worker
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Service Manager
  • Store Leader
  • Team Leader
  • Technical Recruiter

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
   
10102101 Intro to Business 3.00
10102147 Principles of Management 3.00
10103106 Microsoft Office-Introduction 3.00
10104102 Marketing Principles 4.00
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
    (16 Credits)
Term: 2
   
10102103 Business Law & Ethics 3.00
  -or-  
10105160 Business Law 3.00
10102110 Employment Law 3.00
10196193 Human Resource Management 3.00
10801198 Speech 3.00
  -or-  
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
    (15 Credits)
Term: 3
   
10101111 Accounting I 4.00
10102120 Customer Service Management 3.00
10102180 International Business 3.00
10196191 Supervision 3.00
  -or-  
10102199 Business Management Internship 3.00
10809144 Macroeconomics 3.00
10809172 Race, Ethnic & Diversity Studies 3.00
  -or-  
10809122 Intro to American Government 3.00
  -or-  
10809122 Intro to Sociology 3.00
    (19 Credits)
Term: 4
   
10102117 Business Finance 3.00
  -or-  
10101128 Managerial Accounting 3.00
10102131 Entrepreneurial Management 3.00
10102160 Business Decision Making 3.00
10809143 Microeconomics 3.00
10809198 Intro to Psychology 3.00
  -or-  
10809188 Developmental Psychology 3.00
10999999 Elective 3.00
    (18 Credits)
Total Credits: 68

 

Business Management Specializations

Prospective students seeking a Business Management Associate Degree specialization should list it under "Program/Major Choice" on their MSTC Application. Those who wish to declare a specialization after acceptance into the Business Management program should see their counselor. Students pursuing an Entrepreneurship, Global Business, or Healthcare specialization will complete courses in the first column in place of the courses in the Business Management program noted in the second column in the charts below. A specialization will be indicated as a subplan on your MSTC Transcript.

Entrepreneurship Specialization
Complete These Courses In Place of These Courses
10145186 - Financial Management for Your Small Business 10102117 - Business Finance -or-
10101128 - Managerial Accounting
10145188 - Entrepreneurial Service Management 10102120 - Customer Service Management
10145189 - Writing a Business Plan for Your Small Business 10102131 - Entrepreneurial Management
10145187 - Marketing Your Small Business 10104102 - Marketing Principles
10145185 - Organizing Your Small Business                       Elective
Healthcare Management Specialization
Complete These Courses In Place of These Courses
10501109 - Medical Law, Ethics, and Professionalism
10530125 - Organization of Healthcare
10530150 - Introduction to Health Information Technology
10102103 - Business Law & Ethics
10102180 - International Business
10501101 - Medical Terminology                       Elective
10102120 - Customer Service Management 10102120 - Customer Service Management
10102147 - Principles of Management 10102147 - Principles of Management
10196191 - Supervision 10196191 - Supervision
10196193 - Human Resource Management 10196193 - Human Resource Management