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Regional College

East Liverpool
Regional College

The Associate of Applied Business in Business Management Technology provides students with a core consisting of written and oral communication skills, management skills, accounting, marketing, e-commerce, economics and liberal arts courses. In addition, the program offers technical options that allow students to specialize in business management (that articulates with the Bachelor of Business Administration degree), general management, entrepreneurship and manufacturing, and marketing and sales. In some cases, students may have the opportunity to participate in internships, which help to link theory with hands-on practice.

Career Opportunities

Administrative services managers held approximately 280,000 jobs in 2012. About 58 percent worked in the following industries: educational services; health care; state and local government; professional, scientific and technical services; and finance and insurance. 
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Admission Requirements

All seven of Kent State’s regional campuses are accessible to students who hold a high school diploma or GED. Admission decisions are based on cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. Check with the Regional Campus Admissions Offices to determine application requirements, as they may differ among campuses.

For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 62-65 credit hours depending on concentration selected. Minimum 2.000 overall and major GPA.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Apply lessons learned by integrating business simulations into appropriate courses using Excel, Mylab or other simulation software.
  2. Discuss various aspects of teams in business: team dynamics, different types of teams, meeting rules and management.
  3. Research and share how businesses are currently working to improve their products, services, and overall organizations.
  4. Understand business concepts and vocabulary.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge acquired by emphasizing public speaking, ethical problem solving, teamwork, and multimedia presentations.  Know and be able to write in a formal and informal style.
  6. Demonstrate ability to work effectively in teams.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of business and economic principles, concepts, and vocabulary. They will be able to interpret local, state, national and international markets and regulations.
  8. Use appropriate technology for business applications. Review of future technology.
  9. Be able to identify, assess, and solve specific problems for actual organizations or address problems presented in a case-study.
  10. Be able to distinguish between ethical and unethical business practices and to show an appreciation for diversity in the workplace.