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Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree Programs

Business Management, Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

This degree program is offered at the Albany, Augusta, Fairburn, Fayetteville, Milledgeville, and Online campuses.  NOTE: All students accepted into GMC's BAS degree programs also have the option to complete coursework online.



Quarter Hours

Area A1

COMMUNICATION SKILLS



English Composition I (ENG 101)

5


English Composition II (ENG 102)

5

Area A2

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS



Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 103), Math Modeling (MAT 106), College Algebra (MAT 109), Pre- Calculus (MAT 112) or higher

5

Area B

INSTITUTIONAL OPTIONS



Perspectives 201 Critical Thinking and Character Education1

3

Area C

HUMANITIES, FINE ARTS, AND ETHICS



One 200 level Literature Course2

5

Area D

NATURAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS, AND TECHNOLOGY



Statistics (MAT 200)

5


Elective from the following: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics, or Physical Science

5/6

Area E

SOCIAL SCIENCES



American History I or II (HIS 121 or 122)3

5


Introduction to American Government (PLS 101)4

5


Elective from the following: Economics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, or Sociology

5

CORE HOURS

48/49




Area F

TECHNICAL/OCCUPATIONAL COURSES Appropriate to Major


Transfer credit from AAS (listed separately)



Additional courses*




62/68

COURSES IN THE MAJOR


BSM 310, Managerial Accounting

5


BSM 315, Advanced Business Communications

5


BSM 325, Organizational Development

5


BSM 340, Operations Management

5


BSM 355, Organizational Leadership

5


BSM 400, Management Information Systems

5


BSM 410, Financial Management

5



BSM 420, Quality Management Systems

5


BSM 460, Marketing for Managers

5


BSM 470, Project Management

5


BSM 480, Strategic Management

5


2 Elective: BSM 425, Introdiction to Lean/Six Sigma; BSM 430,Principles of Supply Chain Management; BSM 435, Principles of Logistics Management; BSM 440, International Business; BSM 450, Team Management

10


BSM 499 - Capstone: Business Management Project

5

300/400 LEVEL

70

TOTAL HOURS FOR BAS DEGREE PROGRAM

180/187

1 PER 201 Prerequisites: PLS 101, ENG 102, and PER 101

2 Students must successfully complete the Global Literacy Competency by passing a World Literature course in Area C, OR by passing a World History course or a World Civilization course in the Area E elective.

3 All students must satisfy mandated requirements that the student demonstrates knowledge of the History of the United States and the State of Georgia. Students not completing American History I or II from a Georgia institution may meet this requirement by successfully passing the specialized subject-matter tests through the Testing Coordinator at their campus.

4 All students must satisfy mandated requirements that the student demonstrates knowledge of the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Georgia. Students not completing Introduction to American Government from a Georgia institution may meet this requirement by successfully passing the specialized subject-matter tests through the Testing Coordinator at their campus.

*Students not transferring in a minimum of 62 quarter hours of approved transfer credit for Area F, Technical/Occupation courses appropriate to the degree, are required to take additional courses that will enhance the managerial path to make up for the deficiency.