Program Length: 20 months (may be completed in as little as 15 months)
Business Management & Accounting with a Property Management emphasis
A degree in Business Management & Accounting with a Property Management emphasis is a great foundation to support you in any of a number of careers in business. It gives you a wide berth of knowledge and experience from which it is easy to hold your ground as you take on new and exciting opportunities.
What opportunities a property management degree offers
This degree program can give you the skills you need for entry-level employment as a personal property professional, bookkeeper, clerical assistant, and more. In addition to learning the business and economic concepts necessary for success in today's complex business world, you can learn the basic essentials of real estate, accounting, insurance, financing, marketing, decision-making, and management that are crucial for entry into the field of personal property management.
An emphasis in Personal Property Management teaches you the management of fixed assets, such as desks, hospital beds, airplanes, radar equipment, etc., at local, state, and federal government agencies, colleges, universities, medical facilities, and private industries. The field had its genesis in the defense contracting arena, in the management of government-owned personal property in the possession of defense contractors. An emphasis in Property Management would provide an even stronger foundation to stand on when applying for your first, real jobs in the field.
Our Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting program prepares graduates for employment in occupations such as Administrative Services Managers (11-3011.00), Business Teachers, Post-secondary (25-1011.00), General and Operations Managers (11-1021.00), Management Analysts (13.1111.00), Managers, All other (11-9199.00), Sales Managers (11-2022.00), Social and Community Service Managers (11-9151.00), Storage and Distribution Managers (11-3071.02), Transportation Managers (11-3071.01), or Transportation, Storage and Distribution Managers (11-3071.00). The total tuition and fees for this program is $ 41,395, including books. Stevens-Henager College does not provide housing, so no room and board fees apply. Graduates of our Associate of Applied Science in Business Management & Accounting program have an on-time completion rate of 69% and a job placement rate of 66%. The median Title IV debt for this program is $ 24,695, the median non-Title IV debt is $ 2,093, and the median loan debt is $ 26,416. Our Net Price Calculator can help you see how you can afford college.
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Introduces the fundamental principles and practices of accounting, including the theory of debit and credit and the accounting cycle. Includes beginning steps in analysis of accounting transactions and their relationships to the basic accounting equation in preparation for more complex problem analysis in advanced accounting. Covers accounts receivable, accounts payable, special journals, cash receipts and payments, and banking procedures, as well as the accrual basis of accounting and the preparation of the worksheet and financial statements.
Presents the theoretical and practical applications of payroll procedures and emphasizes the methods of computing wages and salaries, keeping records, and the preparation of various federal and state government reports. Students are required to complete a comprehensive payroll project. (Prerequisite: ACC101, or with consent of the dean)
Provides a hands-on approach to learning how automated accounting systems function. Students operate a computerized general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll system. (Prerequisite: ACC101, or with consent of the dean)
Accounting Principles I
A continuation of ACC101 with special emphasis on accounts receivable and uncollectible accounts, promissory notes, merchandise inventory, and tangible and intangible assets. Emphasizes the theory of internal control using the voucher system. Corporate topics include capital stock transactions, dividends, treasury stocks, and earnings per share, long-term liabilities, and shortterm investments. (Prerequisite: ACC101, or with consent of the dean)
Timely, comprehensive study of the federal income tax structure as related to individuals, including problems intended to provide a thorough understanding of the taxation laws. Practice in the preparation of the tax returns, supplemental forms and schedules required to be filed by individuals. (Prerequisite: ACC101, or with consent of the dean)
This course introduces the elements of several popular computer software programs in word processing, spreadsheet management, and presentation design, Emphasis will be placed on the basic fundamentals of document creation, saving, and printing along with the more advanced concepts of presentation design.
This course introduces several current database software products and their use in business. Emphasis is placed on database terminology in the study of tables, queries, forms, and reports. Computations and expressions are used to perform database inquiries.
Basic course in microeconomic concepts. Topics include recession and depression, the circular flow of production and consumption, the role of the market in the economy, wage and price movements, and other key points.
This course focuses on the principles of effective English composition with a comprehensive review and reinforcement of language arts skills. Emphasis is placed on the four essentials of writing: unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills. Practice in proofreading, editing, revision, and clear thinking is incorporated throughout the course.
This course focuses on developing critical thinking and communication skills in both verbal and nonverbal areas. Emphasis is placed on debate, panel discussions, committee work, conflict resolution, interviews, and editorial writing.
Principles of Finance
Emphasizes money and capital markets, investments, corporate finance, and the universal application of each for a more micro-oriented realistic approach to finance. Money, capital markets, and financial instruments begin the course study with investment theory developed to guide the student's choice of financial instruments. Concluding the course are the special finance problems of the large investor.
This course covers the history of the United States from the American Revolution to the present. Emphasis is on the economic, political, and social development of our country.
An introduction to the basic principles of management as it applies to formal organizations. Students are introduced to the importance of effective management within organizations. The traditional management framework is used to provide essential skills in planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.
Analyzes the major business activities of marketing, production, financial/information management, and personnel. Instructs students in the operation of a business, focusing on ownership, business operations, and career opportunities.
This course focuses on business activities necessary to match products and markets. Marketing functions such as purchasing, distribution, consumer analysis, promotion, and pricing are discussed.
This course is a career-related overview of business startups, idea identification, value proposition, and competitive advantages in a student's area of specialization. The student will be able to identify and evaluate new business ideas; to learn how to prepare and evaluate business plans; and to identify capital sources for new ventures.
Focuses on real estate investments, both private and commercial. Terminology, mortgage and other financing means, valuation and appraisal concepts are discussed.
Introduces Internet commerce basics and focuses on business concepts and applying technology in order to be successful. Other topics include globalizing a company, marketing and advertising, market trends, vendor solutions, credit card verification systems, security auction technologies, storefronts, and overall technology architecture. Students will learn to utilize Internet commerce solutions from process re-engineering to deployment and testing.
Deals with the legal problems confronting businesses such as court procedures, contracts, property law, fair credit reporting, the Privacy Act, business relationships, and supervision.
Property Management Fundamentals
This course provides the student with an understanding of the life cycle of property management. Fundamental concepts for each life cycle element will be studied to provide a broad introduction to all property topics.
Intermediate Property Management
This course advances the property life cycle concepts of MAN225 and provides the student with an understanding of property management standards, risk analysis, auditing, valuation and appraisal. (Prerequisites: MAN225, or with consent of the dean)
Federal and Contractor Focused Property Management
This course focuses on property concepts and issues in the federal government (military and civilian), in companies that do work for the federal government (government contractors), and on property concepts and issues in the state and local governments, universities, and medical organizations (for profit and not for profit). Each of the fundamental concepts will be studied, and a review of regulations and compliance issues will be covered. (Prerequisites: MAN225 and MAN227, or with consent of the dean)
Property Management Applications
This course is a project-oriented course that builds upon the prior property management courses. The course is designed to utilize the management and accounting skills learned in previous courses. The student will select an instructor-approved practical project, research and present issues related to the project, and develop suggested solutions to the issues. (Prerequisites: MAN225, MAN227 and MAN229, or with consent of the dean)
Designed to improve skills in numbers and algebraic expressions, solving equations, graphing, sets, exponents, radicals, inequalities, formulas, and applications.
Introduction to Logic
This course focuses on the techniques for determining the validity of arguments and analyzing problems in the world. Topics include a discussion of informal fallacies, Aristotelian logic, and symbolic logic.
Information Technology Project Management
Introduces students to project management. Topics include analysis of business requirements, development and deployment cycles, creating project plans for successful delivery, implementation of risk management techniques and mitigation strategies, scheduling task cycles, and implementing monitoring tools and controls to track project progress
Psychology of Motivation
Students review skills necessary to be successful in college, including: note-taking, study skills, writing, finding and using information on the Internet, and reading/understanding college-level text. Students are exposed to basic motivation theories, values clarification, and philosophic principles.
This course addresses employment search and acquisition skills. Topics include matching qualifications with job requirements, resume preparation, and job applications. Also includes cover letters, follow-up letters, resignation letters, and recommendation letters. Classroom activities include discussion of basic interviewer questions and interviewing techniques.
Total Courses: 28Total Credits: 113
Applicants for admission to the College must have graduated from an accredited high school, private secondary school, or have completed the equivalent (GED). All students who graduate after January 2006 must provide a high school transcript to check eligibility for the new Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG).
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