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Business Management Concentration

Business Management Concentration

Business Studies Program

In Kentucky and the U.S., businesses provide a significant percentage of the professional career opportunities. It is no wonder that Business majors are so popular. The Business Associate degree in the WKU School of Professional Studies may be earned in as little as two years. The program provides graduates with the specialized knowledge and skills needed to pursue a rewarding career.

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Business Management Concentration

An Associate Degree in Business Management from the WKU School of Professional Studies will prepare you for a career in business and will provide you the opportunity to make a seamless transition from an Associate Degree in Business to a Bachelor Degree in Business through the WKU Gordon Ford College of Business.

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Business Management Concentration 

Required Colonnade General Education Courses

Course Title/Category Course Number Course 
College Composition ENG/ENGL 100  3
Arts and Humanities Select from Course Menu  3
Social and Behavioral Science Select from Course Menu  3
Quantitative Reasoning MATH 109 or MATH 116 3
Three credit hour class from Foundations or Explorations   3

Business Management Courses  

Course Title/Category Course Number Course Hours
Introduction to Ethical Issues In Business BUS 102C 3
Business Communication  BUS 214C 3
Managing Diversity in the Workplace BUS 245C 3
Supervisory Management  BUS 248C 3
Business Entrepreneurship BUS 250C 3
Management of Human Resources  BUS 257C 3
Labor Relations Management  BUS 270C 3

Business Core Courses 

Course Title/Category Course Number  Course Hours
Accounting - Financial  ACC 200C 3
Accounting - Managerial  ACC 201C 3
Introduction to Computing CSCI 145C 3
Introduction to Business  BUS 100C 3
Personal Finance  FINC 161C 3
Organization and Management  BUS 210C 3
Principles of Marketing BUS 212C 3
Business Seminar BUS 253C 3


Business Studies Associate Degree Concentrations
Business Management
Business Management Preparation (Two Plus Two)
Management Information Systems
Office Management & Supervision
Real Estates Studies


Business Studies Certificate
Human Resources


Dr. Said Ghezal

Dr. Said Ghezal Human Resources Certificate

Advisor / Assistant Professor and Unit Leader



Mark Staynings

Mark Staynings Human Resources Certificate

Advisor / Associate Professor





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