Overview

This program offers courses in problem-solving, communication skills, and critical thinking. Some coursework may be applied toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution. This pathway specializes in Public Administration.

Success in the business world requires knowledge of business technology and the techniques of management. To meet this need, the Management curriculum requires courses in problem-solving, human relations, and critical thinking.

Graduates will be prepared for positions in marketing, finance, accounting, fire service, human resource management, banking, and small business administration.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all of the courses offered within the Business and Public Service Department for the grade to be counted toward graduation. Specifically, these include courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BAF, BUS, MGT, and MKT.

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(16 Credit Hours)
ENG-101 English Comp I

English Comp I

ID: ENG-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

3
BUS-101 Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

ID: BUS-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the nature of business activity in relation to the economic society, including how a business is owned, organized, managed, and controlled.

3
MAT-120 Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

ID: MAT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals,and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. (Graphic calculator required)

3
CPT-170 Microcomputer Applications

Microcomputer Applications

ID: CPT-170

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

3
COL-101 College Orientation

College Orientation

ID: COL-101

Credit Hours: 1

This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

1
MGT-101 Principles of Management

Principles of Management

ID: MGT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling.

3
Semester 2
(15 Credit Hours)
ENG-102 English Comp II

English Comp II

ID: ENG-102

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

3
MKT-101 Marketing

Marketing

ID: MKT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.

3
BUS-121 Business Law I

Business Law I

ID: BUS-121

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of legal procedures, law and society, classifications and systems of law, the tribunals administering justice and their actions, contracts, sales, transfer of titles, rights and duties of the parties, conditions, and warranties.

3
ACC-101 Accounting Principles I

Accounting Principles I

ID: ACC-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Students identify sound ethical and personal values.

3
PHI-115 Contemporary Moral Issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

ID: PHI-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines moral issues in contemporary society, including basic principles and applications of ethics.

3
Semester 3
(16 Credit Hours)
MGT-220 Operations Management I

Operations Management I

ID: MGT-220

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices that comprise operations management, including supply chain management. This course provides an overview of operating decisions and practices in multiple industry environments including manufacturing and service oriented businesses.

3
BUS-130 Business Communications

Business Communications

ID: BUS-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Students will generate oral and written reports and presentation.

3
ACC-102 Accounting Principles II

Accounting Principles II

ID: ACC-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

3
MGT-206 Management Spreadsheets

Management Spreadsheets

ID: MGT-206

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the use of spreadsheet software to support managerial decision-making through the analysis of data.

3
PSC-215 State and Local Government

State and Local Government

ID: PSC-215

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of state, county, and municipal government systems, including interrelationships between these systems and within the federal government. The impact of current events on the national government and institutions is emphasized.

3
IDS-112 Employability Skills for Careers

Employability Skills for Careers

ID: IDS-112

Credit Hours: 1

This course develops employability skills including resume writing, interviewing, presentation delivery and soft skills.

1
Semester 4
(15 Credit Hours)
MGT-250 Situational Supervision

Situational Supervision

ID: MGT-250

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of techniques supervisors use to adjust their management styles to different situations and employees.

3
ECO-211 Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ID: ECO-211

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade.

3
MGT-240 Management Decision Making

Management Decision Making

ID: MGT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of various structured apprlaches to managerial decision making. The student will apply knowledge acquired in previous course work.

3
MGT-215 Project Management

Project Management

ID: MGT-215

Credit Hours: 3

This course is the study of integrated project management. Emphasis is on the methods and software used in managing projects, including project scope, planning, scheduling, budgeting, and control and evaluation to achieve project objectives.

3
MKT-135 Customer Service Techniques

Customer Service Techniques

ID: MKT-135

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales.

3
        Total Credit Hours 62
        Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$11,656.00
Not including fees and equipment
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(7 Credit Hours)
ENG-101 English Comp I

English Comp I

ID: ENG-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

3
BUS-101 Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

ID: BUS-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the nature of business activity in relation to the economic society, including how a business is owned, organized, managed, and controlled.

3
COL-101 College Orientation

College Orientation

ID: COL-101

Credit Hours: 1

This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

1
Semester 2
(9 Credit Hours)
MGT-101 Principles of Management

Principles of Management

ID: MGT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling.

3
CPT-170 Microcomputer Applications

Microcomputer Applications

ID: CPT-170

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

3
MAT-120 Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

ID: MAT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals,and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. (Graphic calculator required)

3
Semester 3
(6 Credit Hours)
MKT-101 Marketing

Marketing

ID: MKT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.

3
ENG-102 English Comp II

English Comp II

ID: ENG-102

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

3
Semester 4
(9 Credit Hours)
BUS-121 Business Law I

Business Law I

ID: BUS-121

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of legal procedures, law and society, classifications and systems of law, the tribunals administering justice and their actions, contracts, sales, transfer of titles, rights and duties of the parties, conditions, and warranties.

3
ACC-101 Accounting Principles I

Accounting Principles I

ID: ACC-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Students identify sound ethical and personal values.

3
PHI-115 Contemporary Moral Issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

ID: PHI-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines moral issues in contemporary society, including basic principles and applications of ethics.

3
Semester 5
(7 Credit Hours)
IDS-112 Employability Skills for Careers

Employability Skills for Careers

ID: IDS-112

Credit Hours: 1

This course develops employability skills including resume writing, interviewing, presentation delivery and soft skills.

1
ACC-102 Accounting Principles II

Accounting Principles II

ID: ACC-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

3
BUS-130 Business Communications

Business Communications

ID: BUS-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Students will generate oral and written reports and presentation.

3
Semester 6
(9 Credit Hours)
MGT-206 Management Spreadsheets

Management Spreadsheets

ID: MGT-206

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the use of spreadsheet software to support managerial decision-making through the analysis of data.

3
MGT-220 Operations Management I

Operations Management I

ID: MGT-220

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices that comprise operations management, including supply chain management. This course provides an overview of operating decisions and practices in multiple industry environments including manufacturing and service oriented businesses.

3
PSC-215 State and Local Government

State and Local Government

ID: PSC-215

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of state, county, and municipal government systems, including interrelationships between these systems and within the federal government. The impact of current events on the national government and institutions is emphasized.

3
Semester 7
(6 Credit Hours)
MKT-135 Customer Service Techniques

Customer Service Techniques

ID: MKT-135

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales.

3
ECO-211 Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ID: ECO-211

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade.

3
Semester 8
(9 Credit Hours)
MGT-215 Project Management

Project Management

ID: MGT-215

Credit Hours: 3

This course is the study of integrated project management. Emphasis is on the methods and software used in managing projects, including project scope, planning, scheduling, budgeting, and control and evaluation to achieve project objectives.

3
MGT-240 Management Decision Making

Management Decision Making

ID: MGT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of various structured apprlaches to managerial decision making. The student will apply knowledge acquired in previous course work.

3
MGT-250 Situational Supervision

Situational Supervision

ID: MGT-250

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of techniques supervisors use to adjust their management styles to different situations and employees.

3
        Total Credit Hours 62
        Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$11,656.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Government Agency Supervisor

Graduates will have the opportunity to an entry-level supervisory position at a city, county, or state level government agency but at a level higher than what would have been possible without a degree. Government agencies are the Number One employer in the Midlands region employing almost 20% of her citizenry annually. An Associate Degree is the minimum education credential required by most local agencies to move into managerial roles. Example job titles would include Customer Service Representative, Special Projects Assistant, Project Manager, and Emergency Management Assistant, Senior Sales Project Consultant.

Projected Job Growth

+15%

Average Annual Salary

$72,074

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Government Agencies

Careers

Non-profit Organization Manager

Beginning entry-level supervisory position at a local branch of a large non-profit organization. Example job titles would include Special Projects Coordinator, Project Manager, and Senior Sales Project Consultant, and Community Relations Manager.

Projected Job Growth

+10%

Average Annual Salary

$87,490

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Non-Profit Service Organizations

What’s next after I complete this program?

Continue in the Workforce

These students will already be employed and will be seeking this credential to qualify them for higher-level positions with more responsibility.

Further Your Education

A smaller percentage will be inspired by their success and transfer to a local university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in public administration.