Associate of Applied Science in Business Management
Rappahannock Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Business Management degree program from Rappahannock Community College is designed to meet the needs of both recent high school graduates as well as experienced employees who wish to upgrade or supplement their existing business knowledge and skills, or to acquire new ones. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

  • Identify differences between American and global communication etiquette standards
  • ​Compose written, verbal, and nonverbal communication using appropriate business etiquette standards
  • ​Apply good human relation skills through personal and first-line supervisory leadership skills to promote effective business outcomes
  • ​Apply introductory marketing and economic theory to entry-level business scenarios
  • ​Apply the principles of the accounting cycle to support successful business operations
  • Operate basic office technology and equipment
  • ​Select appropriate hardware and software tools to support successful business operations


First-time distance learning students are required to attend the Distance Learning Orientation at the beginning of the semester.

  • Completed Virginia Placement Test (VPT) English and math test or qualifying multiple measures for placement
  • Official transcripts from any colleges/universities (other than VCCS colleges) if seeking transfer credit
  • Completed VCCS Transfer Evaluation Request Form designating any VCCS college attended if seeking transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges