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Associate of Applied Science
Business Management & Accounting

  • NEXT START DATE
    06/12/2017
  • PROGRAM LENGTH
    20 Months
  • FORMATS AVAILABLE
    Ground/online
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Jump-start your career in the business world.

Would you like to play a key role in helping businesses with their planning, decision-making, and other management needs? With the right degree in business management and accounting, you could launch a business career by helping businesses create profit and grow. You could start to climb the corporate ladder or run your own business.

Business
Management
Program
Objectives

Our Associate’s degree program in Business Management and Accounting will give you the knowledge, skills, and foundation you need to launch a rewarding business career. This broad-ranging degree prepares you in management, marketing, finance, and many other practical areas that apply to real-world business settings. In addition, you’ll enhance your skills in key business areas such as income tax and business law.

 

With your degree, you’ll be qualified to work in a wide variety of businesses in Utah, Idaho, or elsewhere, such as professional, scientific, and technical services, retail or the wholesale trade.

Utah/Idaho
Locations

Stevens-Henager has convenient locations located throughout Utah and Idaho. Whatever campus you call home, you will enjoy easy parking, friendly local faculty and staff, and modern, comfortable buildings with smaller, personalized classes.

This program is offered at the following locations:

CAREER GOALS

With an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management and Accounting, you could get your foot in the door of the business community by pursuing positions¹ such as:
  • Auditing clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business manager
  • Financial clerk
  • Operations manager
  • Sales manager

NEW SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

The Business Management and Accounting degree program teaches vital knowledge and skills² needed in business, such as:
  • Computerized accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business law
  • Motivation
  • Income tax
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional development
  • Business practices
  • Finance

 

Sample Courses from Your Program

 

These are just a handful of the courses in the Business Management and Accounting program. For a complete list of courses, see the current version of the student catalog.

 

ACC 109 – Computerized Accounting II
This course explores advanced computerized accounting skills using the QuickBooks application. Students will learn a range of skills including how to conduct inventory, develop balance sheets and accounts, run payroll, and determine estimates and time tracking. Focus will be on how to create, develop, and customize a variety of QuickBooks reports and forms. (Prerequisites: ACC 101, 102, and 108)

 

ACC 101 – Fundamentals of Accounting I
This course introduces the fundamental practices of generally accepted accounting principles, including debits, credits, and the accounting cycle. Students learn how to create temporary and permanent accounts and record transactions.

 

MAN 103- Management Principles
This course is 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.

 

APP 104 – Spreadsheet Applications
This course explores the advanced use of spreadsheets. Topics include how to generate formulas and sort and analyze basic research data. Students will learn how to use advanced features of the application, including how to develop tables, graphs, and charts. Upon completion, students will be able to complete simple data analyses. (Prerequisite: APP 101)

 

PRO 150 – Business Communication
This course introduces students to the concepts of effective communication in the workplace. The course will cover the communication process, forms of communication and emotion based communication in the workplace. Students will be equipped to communicate professionally, respect personal space, control the influence of emotion on communication, and professionally express themselves through various forms of communication.

PRO 221 – Electronic Business Communication
This course examines the venues of electronic communication to include e-mail, mobile devices, texting, instant messaging, blogs, wikis and audio and video conferencing.

 

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Why Choose Management & Accounting?

With an Associate’s degree in Business from Stevens-Henager College you can build a strong, broad-based foundation that is flexible and employment-focused. You could have your degree in as few as 20 months!3

 

At Stevens-Henager College, our programs are designed for employment in some of today’s most rewarding job fields. Your program can help you prepare for your career with some the state’s top companies or beyond.

 

At Stevens-Henager College, our programs are designed for employment in some of today’s most rewarding job fields, without elective courses that you don’t need or want. Your program will help prepare you for your career in Utah or Idaho and beyond.

  • 1 Convenient
  • 2 Employment-focused
  • 3 Flexible
  • 4 Path to a better career

 

Accreditation

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Stevens-Henager College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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“There’s a lot of great things that I like about Stevens-Henager. One is the student-to-teacher ratio. At a lot of big colleges, you’re one of hundreds of students in one class, and you’ve got one teacher. Here at Steven-Henager, you can get one-on-one time with the teacher. It’s a really great setup. The classes are generally fairly small, sometimes from six to ten people in a class. Very easy to work with.”

- Jason Stott
Graphic Arts (AAS), Web Design & Development (BS)

“The ‘one-on-one’ atmosphere and a smaller classroom setting more closely fit my learning style. I wanted to graduate ready for a career in a specific field as soon as possible. I wanted to be more marketable than the person next to me. Stevens-Henager was the answer for me.”

- Tiffany Donoho
Medical Specialties (AOS)

“Pretty much every instructor I had had hands-on experience. Either they had worked in the computer science field previously or they currently work there.”

- Roger Hall
Computer Technology & Networking (AAS)

“After receiving my degree in 2003, I was better qualified for higher-level positions including supervisory positions. I was able to network with other students at school to help me find a good job. I went from making $12.50 an hour before college, to over $22.00 an hour after college.”

- Adam Wisden
Computer Science with a Networking & Information Systems Security emphasis (BS)

“I knew where I wanted to go, and I wanted to get there as fast as I could, so I really enjoyed the accelerated learning program. The atmosphere was fantastic, and the comradery and support system between the students and the instructors were very helpful.”

- Greg Egbert
Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis (BS)

“The main thing I liked was the flexibility and the career-focused learning. I have a very busy life, so it was nice being able to get my schoolwork done on my own schedule. Instead of having to take lots of generals, I was able to learn about the things I was interested in, such as business, finance, and marketing.”

- Chris Bitton
Business Management & Accounting (AAS)

“I liked Stevens-Henager because it was flexible. It worked with my schedule, being a working mother. The instructors were all very knowledgeable and helpful. It was a great atmosphere between the students and the instructors.”

- Heather Norman
Business Management & Accounting with an Event Planning & Management emphasis (AAS)

“My grandma attended Stevens-Henager in the 1950s, so I guess you could say the college is something of a family legacy for me. I liked how every class was directly applicable to my career path. The instructors were flexible, understanding, and willing to work with me if any issues came up.”

- Krista Stockseth
Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis (BS)

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  1. The college does not guarantee a job. Gaining employment is the graduate’s responsibility.
  2. Program subject material is subject to change. For up-to-date details, see the current version of the student catalog.
  3. General completion timeframe of an associate’s degree.
  4. For graduation rates, the median debt of graduates, and other data, see www.stevenshenager.edu/student-information
  5. Programs vary by campus

Stevens-Henager College admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.