Associate in Applied Science

This program prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Coursework in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making are also included.

There are two degree options in the Business department. Both degrees provide students with the opportunity for an internship where classroom learning can be applied to real-world situations.

  • The Business Management option is designed to help students be successful in supervisory and management positions. The curriculum includes courses in management, supervision and human resources that focus on problem solving, teamwork, motivation, and leadership.
  • The Business Marketing option helps students attain the skills and knowledge required to be successful in supervisory and management positions in the marketing field or to enhance the skills of individuals already working in the marketing field. The curriculum includes courses in retail management and merchandising, advertising, personal selling, supervision, and human resources.


What You Can Do

Representative job titles include:

  • Manager-trainee in private and government positions
  • Office manager
  • Retail management
  • Sales
  • Wholesale management positions
  • Operations
  • Manager

Program Details


Business Faculty

Stephanie Klie

Stephanie Klie

Associate Professor of Business

Contact Us

Stephanie Klie

Associate Professor of Business

Phone  |  618-545-3328


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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