Sep 22, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Business - Management Concentration - A.A.S.


For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

The A.A.S. degree in Business, with a concentration in Management, is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a business or organizational environment immediately following graduation.  Skills obtained in this program could be applied to a variety of settings including retail, office, hospitality and operations management, as well as sales and customer service.

All Business students are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and develop problem solving skills utilizing quantitative data in business situations through physical or virtual presence in writing, speaking, listening, and electronic media.

  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the American free enterprise system.

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic interaction of supply and demand.

  4. Apply business and management knowledge through employability of skills.

  5. Interpret accounting information, marketing practices, and economic data and be creative with business solutions.

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website BLS.gov or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Median Salary
Property, Real Estate Manager $46,360
Food Service Manager $41,150
Buyer II (Salary.com) $58,649

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Required Major Core Course Electives (See List Above) Credits: (6)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Required Major Core Course Electives (See List Above) Credits: (6)