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Management, Associate in Arts Degree

Banner code: 2_AA_MGMT
Financial aid: Eligible 

This program is designed for students who want to expand their job skills and those who are seeking to advance to supervisory or management positions in their current place of employment.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Define and describe the functions of management.
  2. Increase one’s leadership and teamwork skills.
  3. Develop analytical skills for gathering, organizing, and utilizing information to meet situational demands.
  4. Enhance communication skills for managerial effectiveness.

Associate Degree Graduation Requirements

(See GWC website for the most up-to-date information on Associate Degree Requirements.)

  1. Completion of General Education Requirements by one of the following methods:
    1. Completion of a minimum of 18 units as listed under Areas A through E, including the Cultural Diversity Requirement.
    2. Completion of a minimum of 39 units of CSU General Education requirements. Students who complete this pattern are also eligible to receive the Certificate of Achievement in CSU General Education Breadth.
    3. Completion of a minimum of 34 (UC) or 37 (CSU) units of Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) requirements. Students who complete this pattern are also eligible to receive the Certificate of Achievement in IGETC.
  2. Completion of a Major or Area of Emphasis—a minimum of 18 units.
  3. Completion of additional elective units to a total of 60 units.
  4. 2.0 overall Grade Point Average at GWC and 2.0 overall Grade Point Average for all colleges attended.
  5. At least 12 units completed at GWC.

Students should consult a GWC counselor in order to select the best pathway to meet their educational goals. For students who intend to transfer, the choice of general education will be specific to both their major and transfer institution.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
BUS G100Introduction To Business3
MGMT G110Elements Of Management3
MGMT G115Essentials of Organizational Behavior3
MGMT G140Business and Organizational Ethics3
BUS G130Introduction To Business Writing3
or BUS G139 Business Communication
Select two of the following:6
MGMT G111Human Resources Management3
MGMT G130Team Building And Group Dynamics3
MGMT G152Starting a Business - Entrepreneurial Small Business3
MGMT G155Customer Service3
MKTG G135Retail Management3
Major Total21
GE Pattern (Local, CSU GE-Breadth, or IGETC)18-39
Total Units60