Program Overview

The Business Administration Systems degrees build a foundation for a career in business by teaching general skills, management, economics, marketing, business law, accounting and communications.  The Associate in Applied Science degrees are available in two options in either Accounting (61 credit hrs.) or Management (64 hrs.).  Ideally, a degree from Maysville Community and Technical College prepares students for a wide range of jobs with numerous companies or organizations who desire employees who are productive, team workers, and have interpersonal and presentation skills.  The program’s length depends upon the emphasis option.  Core classes are completed before a specialty area is chosen.  The program requires 62 to 70 credit hours. Full-time students generally complete their degree in four semesters.

The Accounting Option can often lead to a career in accounting, which includes: bookkeeping, accounting clerk, cost clerk, payroll clerk, and positions that use micro-computer based systems.  The Management Option and Accounting Option have the same general education and business core courses.  General education course requirements include: Communications 181 or 252, Economics 101 or 201 or 202, English 101, English 102, Heritage or Humanities, Math 105 or 110 or 150, and Natural Science.  Business Core classes are: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Introduction to Business, Employability Seminar, Introduction to Business Law, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Computer Information Technology 100, and CIT 130.  Accounting specific courses include: Computerized Accounting Systems, Individual Taxation, Financial Accounting Topics, and six hours of elective accounting classes.  Management specific classes consist of: Applied Management Skills, Introduction to Financial Management, Introduction to Quality Systems, and 12 hours of elective management/technical courses.

The Operations Management specialty requires 12 credit hours. Courses include: Introduction to Business, Supervisory Management or Personal and Organizational Leadership or Introduction to Quality Systems, Operations Management, and Basic Public Speaking or Introduction to Interpersonal Skills.

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    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Established in 1997, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System organized technical schools and public two-year community colleges into a single statewide structure. The community colleges of KCTCS award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees, along with diploma and certificate programs. The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees provide additional transfer opportunities into four-year institutions. In addition, Kentucky Community and Technical College System remains the largest state provider in distance education offering more than 70 online programs.

    Distance education programs are delivered by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), rather than organized by individual community colleges. The community colleges through KCTCS maintain an open admission policy.


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