Business - Vehicle Service Management Option
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Business - Vehicle Service Management Option

Associate in Applied Science

Minimum of 61 credit hours
In this academic degree program, you can focus on learning the communication skills needed for a management position while still getting hands-on training in vehicle service. With that educational foundation, you'll be able to hit the road immediately and join the workforce or you could choose to transfer your credits to a four-year college or university.

  • Course Sequence
    Course ID Course name Credits Type Min Gd
    Suggested Freshman 1st Semester
    SCL 1001 Success in College and Life 1 Life Skills  
    ENGL 1113 English Composition I 3 Gen Ed  
    POLSC 1113 American Federal Government 3 Gen Ed  
    MGMT 1533 Introduction to Service Management 3 Major C
    BUS 1013 Introduction to Business 3 Major
    MGMT 2053 Principles of Management 3 Major C
    Suggested Freshman 2nd Semester
    HIST 1483 U.S. History to The Civil War OR Gen Ed  
    HIST 1493 U.S. History Since The Civil War 3 Gen Ed  
    ENGL 1213 English Composition II OR Gen Ed  
    ENGL 1233 Technical Writing for the Workplace OR Gen Ed  
    COM 1123 Interpersonal Communications OR Gen Ed  
    COM 2213 Intro to Public Speaking 3 Gen Ed  
    ACCT 2113 Accounting I/Financial 3 Major C
    ECON 2123 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Major C
    BUS VSM SUPP Business (Vehicle Service) Support Electives 9 Support C
    Suggested Sophomore 1st Semester
    BUS 2033 Business Communication 3 Major C
    BUS 2073 Legal Environment of The Workplace 3 Major C
    ACCT 2123 Accounting II/Managerial 3 Major C
    BUS VSM SUPP Business (Vehicle Service) Support Electives 9 Support C
    BUS VSM GE Business (Vehicle Service) Gen Ed Elective 3 Gen Ed  
    Suggested Sophomore 2nd Semester
    BUS 2043 Business Ethics 3 Gen Ed  
    MGMT 2013 Small Business Management 3 Major C
    BUS VSM SUPP Business (Vehicle Service) Support Electives 9 Support
    MGMT 2953 Supervisory Training 3 Support C
    MGMT 2453 Management Capstone 3 Support C
  • Course Grouping

    Major Courses: (24 credit hours) Accounting: (C)ACCT 2123; Business:  (C)BUS 1013; (C)BUS 2033; (C)BUS 2033; Economics:  (C)ECON 2123; Management: (C)MGMT 1533*; (C)MGMT 2013*; (C)MGMT 2053*

    *MGMT 1533, MGMT 2013 and MGMT 2053 are faculty-approved major electives and must be pre-approved by a faculty advisor prior to enrollment.


    General Education Courses: (18 credit hours) Business:  BUS 2043; English: ENGL 1113; ENGL 1213, or ENGL 1233, or COM 1123, or COM 2213; History: HIST 1483 or HIST 1493; Political Science: POLSC 1113;  Faculty Approved General Education Elective: FIN 1013 or ECON 1013 or ECON 2143

    Life Skills Courses: (1 credit hour) SCL 1001

    Support Courses: (18 credit hours) Accounting: (C)ACCT 2123; Automotive Technology:  (C)AT 1153, AT 1733; (C)AT 1753; (C)AT 1773; Management: (C) MGMT 2953, (C) MGMT 2453.

  • Program Notes

    (C) - A grade of "C" grade or higher must be achieved.

    Notes: This Technical and Occupational program is designed to prepare students to enter the job force following completion. See Technical and Occupational Programs in the general information section of the catalog.

  • Course Descriptions

    Accounting

    ACCT 2113 - Accounting I/Financial
    Prerequisites: MATH 0403 or adequate math placement test score and ENGL 0203 or adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting concepts, theories, and procedures and their effects on the financial reporting and analysis of a business.

    ACCT 2123 - Accounting II/Managerial
    Prerequisites: Completion of ACCT 2113 with a grade of "C" or better.
    3CREDITS

    A continuation of ACCT 2113. Students will demonstrate an understanding of managerial accounting concepts by properly classifying basic cost elements, allocating these costs to the manufacturing processes of a product, performing cost-volume-profit analysis, preparing operating and capital budgets, analyzing the decision-making process, and making business decisions.

    Business

    BUS 1013 - Introduction to Business
    Prerequisites: MATH 0103 or adequate math placement test score and ENGL 0203 or adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    The student will become familiar with the economic and social setting of business in the world and the structure of business and management of human and fiscal resources. The student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of these concepts as they are related to American business operations and public policy.

    BUS 2033 - Business Communication
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or by evaluation. Criteria for evaluation is in division office.
    3CREDITS

    Business Communication is a survey course of communication skills needed in the business environment. Course content includes business writing such as e-mail, memos, letters, reports, employment communication, and other types of digital media; delivering oral presentations; and developing interpersonal soft skills. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized. Development of these skills is integrated with the use of technology. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.

    BUS 2043 - Business Ethics
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203 or adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    Student will explore standards of honesty and honorable human conduct in the world of business, focusing on how people’s plans and intentions affect others.

    BUS 2073 - Legal Environment of The Workplace
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 and POLSC 1113.
    3CREDITS

    Students will study the American Legal System and how it applies to the workplace. Students will demonstrate knowledge in court systems, legal reasoning, law and ethics, civil procedure, agency, torts, negligence, labor law, and employment discrimination.

    Communications

    COM 1123 - Interpersonal Communications
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
    3CREDITS

    The student will be able to identify why certain things happen as they do when two or more individuals come together to communicate for a specific purpose. The student must attest to his or her ability to understand the principles of interpersonal communication with emphasis on dyads, small groups, analysis of communication models and nonverbal communication, applying understanding to the major types of interpersonal communication problems in the work environment and in daily human relations.

    COM 2213 - Intro to Public Speaking
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0106 or adequate placement score
    3CREDITS

    Given the principles of effective listening and speaking, the student will assimilate those skills into his or her physical and psychological worlds. After being exposed to public, business and professional speaking, the student will apply the principles of invention, organization, style, and delivery through practical exercises and will use the principles of rhetorical criticism in discussing speeches delivered in class.

    Economics

    ECON 2123 - Principles of Microeconomics
    Prerequisites: MATH 0303 or adequate math placement test score and ENGL 0203 or adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    The student will apply microeconomic theories in analyzing concepts by which business maximizes profit, consumers maximize satisfaction, government allocates goods and services, and international trade affects the domestic economy.

    Electives

    BUS VSM GE - Business (Vehicle Service) Gen Ed Elective
    Prerequisites: None
    3CREDITS

    Student should select one course from this list: ECON 1013 or ECON 2143 or FIN 1013.

    BUS VSM SUPP - Business (Vehicle Service) Support Electives
    Prerequisites: None
    9CREDITS

    Select 9 hours from the following faculty approved support electives: (C) AT 1153, (C) AT 1733 (C) AT 1753, or (C) AT 1773).

    English

    ENGL 1113 - English Composition I
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
    3CREDITS

    The student will write well-developed compositions which demonstrate the principles of unity, coherence, and organization and which contain specific details and vivid language. The students will locate library material and incorporate researched materials into compositions.

    ENGL 1213 - English Composition II
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1113 taken within the last year, with strong encouragement for immediate continuation.
    3CREDITS

    In this advanced writing course, students will create essays that explore and evaluate a variety of issues and perspectives suggested by fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and other types of cultural texts. Students will refine and augment the writing techniques they learned in ENGL 1113 or ENGL 1103 to develop well- reasoned, well-structured arguments in a clear, fluid, and engaging prose style.

    ENGL 1233 - Technical Writing for the Workplace
    Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or ENGL 1103; MATH 0203 College Prep Math II or adequate Math Placement Test Score
    3CREDITS

    This course will expose students to technical communication and will allow students to practice professional methods of writing in the workplace. In addition to constructing technical documents appropriate for use in professional and job-related environments, students will learn about rhetorical methods for presenting technical information in ethical and formal prose designed for clear and effective communication with employers and colleagues. This course will equip the student with written and oral communication skills necessary for sharing information and discussing content in professional settings; developing an awareness of technical genres; utilizing technological platforms for constructing documents; using visuals and graphics professionally; writing professional correspondence; constructing reports; designing project proposals, and composing instructions..

    History

    HIST 1483 - U.S. History to The Civil War
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
    3CREDITS

    After analyzing events in American history from 1400 to 1877 in such areas as revolution, geographic and social mobility, political reform, government precedents and war, students will be able to identify patterns of present day mobility, describe governmental operations in their society and help resolve conflict in society based on the student’s search for change, precedents, and conflict in the American past. A general education requirement.

    HIST 1493 - U.S. History Since The Civil War
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
    3CREDITS

    After analyzing events in American history from 1870 to the present in such areas as political reform, industrialization, urbanization, ethnic acculturation and war, the student will be able to identify meaningful changes in his society, identify equal rights in that society, and help resolve conflict in this society based on the students search for change, equal rights and conflicts in the American past.

    Management

    MGMT 1533 - Introduction to Service Management
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    The student will demonstrate knowledge of the service management field. Areas of discussion will be service trends, safety, employee relations, industry outlooks and business development.

    MGMT 2013 - Small Business Management
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    The student will study general concepts relating to small business ownership, financing, organization, and management. After exploring these concepts, the student will develop a detailed plan for establishing and operating a small business.

    MGMT 2053 - Principles of Management
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    This course introduces the fundamental principles of management including the management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling. The course includes an overview of theory and history of management as well as an introduction to the various roles of management within an organization.

    MGMT 2453 - Management Capstone
    Prerequisites: By evaluation
    3CREDITS

    The purpose of this course is to provide an application component to the holistic knowledge acquired in the AAS management degree program. The course curriculum is designed to correlate classroom training and work experience. The course requirements can be met by one or a combination of the following activities: case studies, internship, study abroad, research paper or project. This course should be taken during the student's last semester, preferably after all the management courses required by the degree program have been completed.

    MGMT 2953 - Supervisory Training
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures.
    3CREDITS

    The student will use role playing and videotaping exercises to demonstrate the ability to deal effectively with simulated situations in communication, listening, behavior analysis, human sensitivity and group behavior as they are encountered in the supervisory position.

    Political Science

    POLSC 1113 - American Federal Government
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
    3CREDITS

    A study of the principles, structure, processes and functions of the United States federal government.

    Success in College and Life

    SCL 1001 - Success in College and Life
    Prerequisites: ENGL 0106 or adequate reading/writing assessment scores
    1 CREDIT

    Students will learn best practices for academic, career, and personal success. Students will discover their individual strengths, interests, and values to create a personalized plan; select and utilize resources that are applicable to their growth and success; and engage as active and responsible members of the academic community. This course should be taken during a student's first semester of college work at Oklahoma City Community College and is a required course in degree plans to satisfy the Life Skills requirement.

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