Business Management - Bachelor of Applied Science

Degree

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management will give students the opportunity to dive into the fast-paced world of business with the passion and experience to become a change leader in any organization. Every successful business requires quick-thinking, ambitious leaders who have the vision and follow-through to improve operations. Whether managing people or processes, the skills gained prepares students to excel. Students will graduate honed with the communication, financial, and strategic and executive decision making skills necessary to execute solutions for the ever-changing job market.

Career Opportunities

With a degree in Business Management, students will be prepared to work in exciting, wide-ranging, cutting-edge careers that provide meaningful messages to an interconnected global community. Graduates of this program will find use for their skills in organizational effectiveness, relationship management, small business management and entrepreneurship, human resources, hospitality and tourism management, and professional sales.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply creative thinking to real-world problems while communicating and collaborating with others.  
  • Demonstrate technical skills and analytical methods to support business decision making. 
  • Apply ethical leadership principles to develop self and others in businesses and organizations.  
  • Demonstrate agile problem-solving competence that embraces multiple perspectives in ambiguous settings. 
  • Utilize essential skills and tools in marketing, finance, accounting, legal, operations, statistics, and economics for managerial decision making.

Course Requirements

Students are responsible to examine the course description of each course listed below for details of prerequisites, which must be satisfied before registering for the course.

Religion

Religion Cornerstone Courses

Complete each of the following
Course NumberTitleCredits
REL 200The Eternal Family (Cornerstone)

2 credits

REL 225Foundations of the Restoration (Cornerstone)

2 credits

REL 250Jesus Christ & His Everlasting Gospel (Cornerstone)

2 credits

REL 275Teachings & Doctrine of The Book of Mormon (Cornerstone)

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Religion Electives

Complete three additional religion courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:6

College and Career Success

Complete both of the following
Course NumberTitleCredits
CAR 101College Success

1 credit

BAP 115Excel and Introduction to Technology

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:2

Internship

Choose one of the following
Course NumberTitleCredits
CAR 299Internship

1-3 credits

CAR 499Internship

1-3 credits

Total Credit Hours:1

General Education

Program Required General Education

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 301Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS 340Professional Business Communications

3 credits

COMM 122Interpersonal Communications

3 credits

MAT 252Statistics

3 credits

ECON 161 or ECON 162Economics

3 credits

The remaining General Education Credit courses that must be completed include the following:

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 101Introduction to College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Fine Arts

Students must complete one of the following courses: 
Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 101Survey of Art History

3 credits

ART 110Survey of Visual & Performing Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3
 

Life Sciences

Students must complete one of the following courses:
Course NumberTitleCredits
LS 103Nutrition and Health

3 credits

LS 265Anatomy & Physiology

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3
LS 265 is for Medical Assisting student only

Physical Sciences

Students must complete one of the following courses:
Course NumberTitleCredits
GEO 111Physical Geology, Online

3 credits

PS 120Introduction to Physical Geography

3 credits

PS 140Introduction to Physical Sciences

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

American Institutions

Students must complete one of the following courses:
Course NumberTitleCredits
HIST 101American Foundations

3 credits

HIST 170American Civilizations

3 credits

POLS 110American Government

3 credits

HIST 175History of Technology in the United States

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3
 

Total Credit Hours: 30

Business Requirements

Complete one of the following certificates to fulfill the Skills Certificate requirement:

Certificates

Credits

Accounting Certificate

15

Business Analytics Certificate

15

Business Language Certificate

16

Communication Core Certificate

15

Communication Fundamentals Certificate

15

Computer Science Certificate

15

Digital Content Creation Certificate

18

Digital Marketing Certificate

15

Global Supply Chain & Operations Certificate

15

Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate

16

Human Resource Management Certificate

16

Interior Design Certificate

28

Medical Assisting Certificate

29

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

29

Paralegal Studies Certificate

29

Professional Business Management Certificate

15

Professional Sales Certificate

15

Project Management Certificate

16

Public Relations and Customer Service Certificate

15

Service and Leadership Certificate 

15

Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship Certificate

20

Social Media Marketing Certificate

16

Technical Support Engineer Certificate

16

Technology Account Management Certificate

15

 
Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:15-29

Complete one of the following additional certificates:

Certificates

Credits

Accounting Certificate

15

Business Analytics Certificate

15

Global Supply Chain & Operations Certificate

15

Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate

16

Human Resource Management Certificate

16

Professional Business Management Certificate 

15

Professional Sales Certificate

15

Project Management Certificate

16

Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship Certificate

20

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:15-20

Business Core Requirements List

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 101Financial Accounting I

3 credits

ACC 212Managerial Accounting

3 credits

BAP 115Excel and Introduction to Technology

1 credit

BUS 301Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS 321Business Law and Ethics

3 credits

BUS 340Professional Business Communications

3 credits

COMM 122Interpersonal Communications

3 credits

ECON 161 or ECON 162Economics

3 credits

FIN 301 or FIN 315Finance

3 credits

GSO 325Operations Management

3 credits

MAT 252Statistics

3 credits

IT 143 or BA 147 or BAP 125Databases

1-3 credits

BUS 124 or BA 140Presentation

1 credit

BUS 351 or DM 105Marketing

3 credits

BUS 495 or ACC 485Strategy

2-3 credits

Total Credit Hours:38-41

Upper-Division Business Elective Courses

Students are required to earn at least 40 credits of upper-division elective courses. As several of the courses within the Business Program Core include options of upper-division electives, the number of upper-division business electives each student will need may vary. To complete the upper-division 40 credit requirement, students should meet with an advisor and choose courses from the list below to get to the minimum of 40 upper-division credit requirement. A minimum of 12 upper-division credits must come from the list below.
Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 323Applied Leadership Mentoring

1 credit

BUS 330Management Information Systems

3 credits

BUS 351Marketing Management

3 credits

BUS 380International Business

3 credits

BUS 395Change Management

3 credits

BUS 402Organizational Behavior in a Global Context

3 credits

BUS 425Advanced Sales Leadership

3 credits

BUS 475Executive Decision Making

3 credits

FIN 410Financial Statement Analysis and Modeling

2 credits

HR 301aPHR Certification Preparation Course

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:12

Graduation Requirements

1. Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours 
2. Complete a minimum of 40 credit hours of upper-division classes (>300 level) 
3. Minimum of 2.0 GPA 
4. Complete General Education and Religion requirements 
5. Complete Skills Based Certificate requirements
6. Complete Business Skills Certificate requirements

7. Complete Business Core Course requirements

8. C or higher in all program-specific classes

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Individual student circumstances, such as the need for a smaller course load or the number of preparatory English or Math courses a student must take, may require additional semesters to complete the program. Please see your academic advisor for assistance.

First Semester

Skills Cert Course 1, Skills Certificate Course, 3 credits
Skills Cert Course 2, Skills Certificate Course, 3 credits
Skills Cert Course 3, Skills Certificate Course, 3 credits
CAR 101, College Success, 1 credit
ENG 101, Introduction to College Writing, 3 credits
REL, Cornerstone Religion course, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 15

Second Semester

Skills Cert Course 4, Skills Certificate Course, 3 credits
Skills Cert Course 5, Skills Certificate Course, 3 credits
BUS 124, Applied Presentation Skills, 1 credit
MAT 110, College Algebra, 4 credits
COMM 122, Interpersonal Communications, 3 credits
REL, Cornerstone Religion course, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 16

Third Semester

Bus Cert Course 1, Business Certificate Course 1, 3 credits
Bus Cert Course 2, Business Certificate Course 2, 3 credits
ACC 101, Financial Accounting I, 3 credits
BAP 115, Excel and Introduction to Technology, 1 credit
GE - SS, ECON 161 Microeconomics, 3 credits
REL, See Religion Classes, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 15

Fourth Semester

Bus Cert Course 3, Business Certificate Course 3, 3 credits
Bus Cert Course 4, Business Certificate Course 4, 3 credits
UPPER ENG - BUS 340, Professional Business Communications, 3 credits
GE - Distribution, MAT 252 Statistics, 3 credits
CAR 299/CAR 499, Internship, 1 credit
REL, See Religion Classes, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 15

Fifth Semester

Bus Cert Course 5, Business Certificate Course 5, 3 credits
ACC 212, Managerial Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 301, Principles of Management, 3 credits
BUS 351, Marketing Management, 3 credits
GE - FA, Gen Ed Fine Arts, 3 credits
REL, See Religion Classes, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 17

Sixth Semester

GE - PS, Gen Ed Physical Science, 3 credits
GE - LS, Gen Ed Life Science, 3 credits
FIN 315, Corporate Financial Management, 3 credits
BUS 321, Business Law & Ethics, 3 credits
REL, See Religion Classes, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 14

Seventh Semester

BAP 125, Access & Databases, 1 credit
GE - AI, Gen Ed American Institutions, 3 credits
GSO 325, Operations Management, 3 credits
UD BUS ELEC, Upper Division Elective, 3 credits
UD BUS ELEC, Upper Division Elective, 3 credits
REL, See Religion Classes, 2 credits

Total Minimum Semester: 15

Eighth Semester

UD BUS ELEC, Upper Division Elective, 3 credits
UD BUS ELEC, Upper Division Elective, 3 credits
UD BUS ELEC, Upper Division Elective, 3 credits
BUS 495, Advanced Business Strategy, 3 credits
CAR 499, Senior Internship 1 credit

Total Minimum Semester: 13

Total Business Management – (BAS) Degree Minimum Credit Hours120