Associate of Applied Science in Small Business Management
Dakota College at Bottineau

Program Details

Dakota College at Bottineau offers the online Associate of Applied Science in Small Business Management degree program, teaching students the ins and outs of running a small business.  With this program, you will complete general education courses that allow you to transfer to a four-year institution but unlike Associate of Science degrees, the program focuses on Business and Management courses specifically with fewer general education courses.  This is an interdisciplinary program that teaches students to organize, plan, and manage in various industries.  The curriculum features courses in marketing, advertising, accounting, retailing, sales, management, business communications, economics, human relations, and entrepreneurship.  You will also complete core business courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, business in the legal environment, spreadsheet applications, and more. 

Graduates understand the basics of managing small business, including:

  • Buyer Behavior and Dynamics
  • Sales Operations and Management
  • Demand Analysis
  • Cost-Volume and Profit Relationship
  • Technology
  • Advertising Strategy

Requirements

  • High school transcripts or GED report
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • ACT or SAT scores (placement exam may be required if the applicant has not taken one of these exams)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission