Business Management Technology - A.A.B.

Regional College
Dean's Office
384 Library
Kent Campus
330-672-2279
rcdean@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/regional-college


Description

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Business Management Technology provides students with a core consisting of communication, management, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics and liberal arts courses. Students may have the opportunity to participate in internships, which help to link theory with hands-on practice.

The Business Management Technology major comprises the following concentrations:

  • Business Administration (articulates with the Bachelor of Business Administration degree)
  • General Management, Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Sales

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Ashtabula Campus
  • East Liverpool Campus
  • Geauga Campus
  • Salem Campus
  • Trumbull Campus
  • Tuscarawas Campus
  • Geauga-Twinsburg Regional Academic Center

Admission Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Apply lessons learned by integrating business simulations into appropriate courses using Excel, Mylab or other simulation software.
  2. Discuss various aspects of teams in business: team dynamics, different types of teams, meeting rules and management.
  3. Research and share how businesses are currently working to improve their products, services and overall organizations.
  4. Understand business concepts and vocabulary.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge acquired by emphasizing public speaking, ethical problem solving, teamwork and multimedia presentations.
  6. Write in a formal and informal style.
  7. Demonstrate ability to work effectively in teams.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of business and economic principles, concepts and vocabulary.
  9. Interpret local, state, national and international markets and regulations.
  10. Use appropriate technology for business applications, as well as review future technology needs.
  11. Identify, assess and solve specific problems for actual organizations, or address problems presented in a case-study.
  12. Distinguish between ethical and unethical business practices, and show an appreciation for diversity in the workplace.

University Requirements

All students in an applied or technical associate degree program at Kent State University must complete the following university requirements for graduation.

NOTE: University requirements may be fulfilled in this program by specific course requirements, please see Program Requirements for details.

Destination Kent State: First Year Experience1
Course is not required for students with 25 transfer credits, excluding College Credit Plus, or age 21+ at time of admission.
Kent Core (see table below)15
Total Credit Hour Requirement60
Some associate degrees require students to complete more than 60 credit hours.

Kent Core Requirements

Kent Core Composition (KCMP) 3
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning (KMCR) 3
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (KHUM/KFA) (min one course each) 3
Kent Core Social Sciences (KSS) (must be from two disciplines) 3
Kent Core Basic Sciences (KBS/KLAB) (must include one laboratory) 3
Total Credit Hours: 15

 

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

Major Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
ACTT 11000ACCOUNTING I: FINANCIAL 4
BMRT 11000INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
BMRT 11009INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
BMRT 21011FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
BMRT 21050FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING TECHNOLOGY 3
BMRT 21052PROFESSIONAL SELLING TECHNIQUES 3
BMRT 31006HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
Additional Requirements (courses do not count in major GPA)
BMRT 21000BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS I 3
COMM 15000INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
ECON 22060PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
UC 10097DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Composition 16
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning3
Kent Core Basic Sciences3
Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts3
Concentrations
Choose from the following:15-18
Minimum Total Credit Hours:62-65
1

 3 credit hours are required for Kent Core (University Requirements). This program requires a total of 6 credit hours to earn the degree.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
2.000 2.000

Business Administration Concentration Requirements

[RE-AAB-BMRT-BAD]

Concentration Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
ACTT 11001ACCOUNTING II: MANAGERIAL 4
BMRT 21004INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS STATISTICS 3
COMT 11000INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS 3
ECON 22061PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
ENG 30063PROFESSIONAL WRITING 13
Minimum Total Credit Hours:16
1

Students who have successfully completed BUS 30061 and ENG 30061 may substitute these courses for ENG 30063.  

General Management, Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing Concentration Requirements

[RE-AAB-BMRT-GMEM]

Concentration Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
BMRT 21008CASE STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
BMRT 31009SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
COMT 11000INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS 3
or COMT 12000 INTERMEDIATE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or COMT 21010 WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE
ENG 20002INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING 13
or ENG 30063 PROFESSIONAL WRITING
or OTEC 26638 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Business and Manufacturing Elective, choose from the following: 3
Accounting (ACCT) Course
Accounting Technology (ACTT) Course
Agribusiness (AGRI) Course
Business (BUS) Course
Business Management Technology (BMRT) Course
Computer Technology (COMT) Coure
Economics (ECON) Course
Engineering Technology (ENGT) Course
Entrepreneurship (ENTR) Course
Finance (FIN) Course
Insurance Studies (INS) Course
Manufacturing Technology (MFGT) Course
Management and Information Systems (MIS) Course
Marketing (MKTG) Course
Office Technology (OTEC) Course
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15
1

Students who have successfully completed BUS 30061 and ENG 30061 may substitute these courses for ENG 30063.

Marketing/Sales Concentration Requirements

[RE-AAB-BMRT-MKSL]

Concentration Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
BMRT 21008CASE STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
BMRT 31009SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
COMT 11000INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS 3
or COMT 12000 INTERMEDIATE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or COMT 21010 WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE
ENG 20002INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING 13
or ENG 30063 PROFESSIONAL WRITING
or OTEC 26638 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Business Retail Electives, choose from the following:6
FUNDAMENTALS OF RETAILING
ADVERTISING IN BUSINESS
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18
1

Students who have successfully completed BUS 30061 and ENG 30061 may substitute these courses for ENG 30063.

Roadmaps

Business Administration Concentration

This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. However, courses designated as critical (!) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
!ACTT 11000 ACCOUNTING I: FINANCIAL 4
!BMRT 11000 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
COMT 11000 INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS 3
UC 10097 DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours17
Semester Two
!ACTT 11001 ACCOUNTING II: MANAGERIAL 4
!BMRT 11009 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
COMM 15000 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
ECON 22060 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester Three
!BMRT 21000 BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS I 3
!BMRT 21011 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
!BMRT 21050 FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING TECHNOLOGY 3
ECON 22061 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester Four
!BMRT 21004 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS STATISTICS 3
!BMRT 21052 PROFESSIONAL SELLING TECHNIQUES 3
!BMRT 31006 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
ENG 30063 PROFESSIONAL WRITING 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
 Minimum Total Credit Hours:63
 

General Management, Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing Concentration

This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. However, courses designated as critical (!) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
!ACTT 11000 ACCOUNTING I: FINANCIAL 4
!BMRT 11000 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
COMT 11000
INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or INTERMEDIATE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE
3
UC 10097 DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours14
Semester Two
!BMRT 11009 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
COMM 15000 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
ECON 22060 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester Three
BMRT 21000 BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS I 3
!BMRT 21008 CASE STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
!BMRT 21011 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
!BMRT 21050 FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING TECHNOLOGY 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours18
Semester Four
!BMRT 21052 PROFESSIONAL SELLING TECHNIQUES 3
!BMRT 31006 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
!BMRT 31009 SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
ENG 20002
INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING
or PROFESSIONAL WRITING
or BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3
Business and Manufacturing Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Minimum Total Credit Hours:62
 

Marketing/Sales Concentration

This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. However, courses designated as critical (!) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
!ACTT 11000 ACCOUNTING I: FINANCIAL 4
!BMRT 11000 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
COMT 11000
INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or INTERMEDIATE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY APPS
or WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE
3
UC 10097 DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours17
Semester Two
!BMRT 11009 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
COMM 15000 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
ECON 22060 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours18
Semester Three
BMRT 21000 BUSINESS LAW AND ETHICS I 3
!BMRT 21008 CASE STUDIES IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
!BMRT 21011 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
!BMRT 21050 FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING TECHNOLOGY 3
Business Retail Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester Four
!BMRT 21052 PROFESSIONAL SELLING TECHNIQUES 3
!BMRT 31006 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
!BMRT 31009 SEMINAR IN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 3
ENG 20002
INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING
or PROFESSIONAL WRITING
or BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3
Business Retail Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Minimum Total Credit Hours:65