Business Administration

See also: Associate of Arts Degree - Business Designation

Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Business Administration

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree prepares students for entry level employment or provides the opportunity to upgrade skills. These programs are not intended to transfer to baccalaureate degree programs. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution as a business major should talk with their advisor about completing the Associate of Arts (AA) in Business.

The Community College of Denver currently offers three Associate of Applied Science degrees in Business Administration and three Certificates in Business Administration.

Management AAS Degree

This program is for individuals interested in a career in management.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 1 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
MAT 123 Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1 1 4
 Subtotal13
Second Semester
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 1 4
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
MAN 116 Principles of Supervision 3
 Subtotal13
Third Semester
ACC 122 Accounting Principles II 4
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3
MAN 216 Small Business Management 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal13
Fourth Semester
BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business 3
MAN 200 Human Resources Management I 3
MAN 241 Project Management in Organizations 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
 Subtotal12
Fifth Semester
BUS 226 Business Statistics 3
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 3
MAN 226 Principles of Management 3
 Subtotal9
 Total Credits60
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 Building Block course

Marketing AAS Degree

This program is for individuals interested in a career in marketing or retail operations.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 3
MAT 123 Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1 4
Or MAT 121
College Algebra: GT-MA1 
 Subtotal13
Second Semester
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 4
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
ENG 122 English Composition II: GT-CO2 3
MAR 111 Principles of Sales 3
 Subtotal13
Third Semester
ACC 122 Accounting Principles II 4
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3
PSY 101 General Psychology I: GT-SS3 3
 Subtotal13
Fourth Semester
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
MAT 125 Survey of Calculus: GT-MA1 4
 Subtotal13
Fifth Semester
BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 3
MAN 200 Human Resources Management I 3
 Subtotal9
 Total Credits61
1

 Building Block Course

Real Estate AAS Degree

The Business Administration - Real Estate AAS degree program is offered jointly by CCD and Emily Griffith Technical College. An official transcript showing completion of Emily Griffith Technical College's real estate courses is required for program advising. Students should contact their assigned Academic Advisor for more information.

This program emphasis consists of up to 12 credit hours of real estate specific credits. Students must earn 11-12 credits via technical education course work at Emily Griffith Technical College.

Requirements (Real Estate Broker)

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 1 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
MAT 123 Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1 1 4
 Subtotal16
Second Semester
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 1 4
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
MAN 200 Human Resources Management I 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal16
Third Semester
ACC 122 Accounting Principles II 4
BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS 226 Business Statistics 3
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 3
MAN 226 Principles of Management 3
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
REE 201 2 Real Estate Brokers I6
REE 202 2 Real Estate Brokers II6
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits63

Requirements (Real Estate Appraiser-Licensed)

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 1 3
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1 3
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
MAT 123 Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1 1 4
 Subtotal16
Second Semester
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 1 4
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
MAN 200 Human Resources Management I 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal16
Third Semester
ACC 122 Accounting Principles II 4
BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS 226 Business Statistics 3
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 3
MAN 226 Principles of Management 3
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
REE 117 2 Intro to Real Estate Appraising1
REE 119 2 15-Hour National USPAP1
REE 120 2 Basic Appraisal Principles2
REE 121 2 Basic Appraisal Procedures2
REE 125 2 Residential Market Analysis1
REE 126 2 Residential Appraiser Site Val1
REE 127 2 Residential Sales Comparison2
REE 128 2 Residential Report Writing1
 Subtotal14
 Total Credits62
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Building Block course

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These courses are offered at Emily Griffith Technical College; for more information, call 720.423.4700.

Certificate in Business Administration

Customer Service Certificate

A certificate in customer service prepares students for an entry level position in customer service.  Effective customer service is an integral part of today’s business environment.  Students will gain the skills to prepare you for a career in customer service.  A customer service certificate teaches students how to communicate with customers, resolve customer problems, build relationship and develop strategies to positively impact profitability. 

REQUIREMENTS

BUS 115Introduction to Business3
MAR 160Customer Service3
MAR 216Principles of Marketing3
Total Credits9

Certificate in Business Administration

Entrepreneurship Certificate

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in starting their own business. It is designed to give students the basic tools for immediate use, including a business plan. Students will learn the skill set necessary to work for themselves and also what it takes to build a successful business.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal9
Second Semester
ACC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3
MAN 160 Entrepreneurship 3
MAR 111 Principles of Sales 3
 Subtotal9
 Total Credits18

Certificate in Business Administration

Retail Management Certificate

This cluster of classes is intended for industry professionals suggested by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC). It emphasizes the skills needed in grocery industry management.  The skills presented in this certificate are beneficial to an entry level employee preparing for advancement in a retail organization. Several courses in this certificate require BUS 115; either the prerequirement must be met or the student must see an Academic Advisor to arrange Program Chair approval.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
MAN 128 Human Relations in Organizations 3
MAN 225 Managerial Finance 3
MAR 117 Principles of Retailing 3
 Subtotal12
Second Semester
BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
MAN 200 Human Resources Management I 3
MAN 226 Principles of Management 3
MAR 216 Principles of Marketing 3
 Subtotal12
 Total Credits24