2021-2022 College Catalog

Business Management Diploma

Business Management Diploma (Major Code: MD12)

Program Description

The Business Management program is designed to prepare students for entry-level management and supervisory occupations in a variety of businesses and industries. Students in the program will gain communication and analytical skills that will enable them to digest large amounts of data quickly, and the skills to evaluate complex relationships among numerous factors. Graduates of the program will receive a Business Management diploma with a specialization in Human Resource Management.

Career Information

Occupation

Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 15% nationally and 15% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $40,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Erskine Hawkins, Jr.

Chair, Accounting and Business Administrative Technology

404-225-4553

ehawkins@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 4  term

Credit Hours: 56

Estimated Program Cost: $9,361

Course Outline

 

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1011Business Math

3

Select one of the following (3 Credits)

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Courses (30 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

MGMT 1105Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 1115Leadership

3

MGMT 1120Introduction to Business

3

MGMT 1125Business Ethics

3

MGMT 2115Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 2125Performance Management

3

MGMT 2215Team Project

3

Select one of the following Accounting Courses (3 Credits)

MGMT 1135Managerial Accounting&Finance

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

Select one of the following (3 Credits)

MGMT 1110Employment Rules & Regulations

3

MKTG 1130Business Regulations and Compliance

3

Guided Electives - Select two of the following (6 Credits)

ACCT 2145Personal Finance

3

BUSN 1430Desktop Publishing and Presentation Applications

4

HRTM 1130Business Etiquette and Communication

3

HRTM 1201Hospitality Marketing

3

MGMT 2140Retail Management

3

MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations

3

MGMT 2130Employee Training and Development

3

MGMT 2210Project Management

3

MKTG 1100Principles of Marketing

3

MKTG 1130Business Regulations and Compliance

3

MKTG 2300Marketing Management

3

SCMA 1003Introduction to Transportation and Logistics Management

3

Total Credit Hours: 50

 

Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to plan and decision-make: Establish goals and identify the best course of action for achieving.
2. Graduates will be able to Staff: Implement organizational policies and procedures for recruiting, interviewing, orienting, training, and assessing performance.
3. Graduates will be able to lead: Apply leadership theories and skills to create a supportive and ethical work environment.
4. Graduates will be able to organize: Perform activities to collect and configure resources in order to implement plans effectively and efficiently.
5. Graduates will be able to control: Measure performance and make corrective action to insure that goals and objectives are accomplished.