WWCC is now offering a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Business Management. Today’s workplace is changing. Successful employees need both technical and managerial skills. More than ever, employers value the ability to think strategically, manage skillfully, and communicate effectively. Whether you want to advance in your current job or lead your own business, the BAS in Business Management at WWCC will help you take the next step forward in your career.

Why a BAS in Business Management?

Like other bachelor’s degree programs in management, WWCC’s BAS in Business Management prepares you for leadership positions. While traditional business programs focus on theory, an applied management program emphasizes hands-on application of management practices and knowledge. In addition to in-class projects, our program includes a capstone course to give you an opportunity to apply your skills to a real-world project.

Opening New Doors

Graduates from the BAS in Business Management program are better positioned to start their own businesses, purchase franchises, and work in managerial and leadership levels at many types of businesses and organizations. Graduates may also continue their education and enroll in graduate programs.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management must have:

  • Achieved at least an associate-level degree
  • Completed the following courses prior to acceptance in the program:
    • ENGL& 101 English Composition I or AENG 100 Writing in the Workplace
    • ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I
    • BUS& 101 Introduction to Business
    • BUS 157: Human Relations in Business

Note: Substitutions may apply for applicants with degrees from other colleges. Contact the Baccalaureate Navigator for assistance or questions regarding the entrance requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements

60 Credits

Communications 15 Credits
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
CMST 201 or CMST& 210 or CMST& 220 Intercultural Communications or Interpersonal Communications or Public Speaking 5
Quantitative Skills 5 Credits
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
Humanities 10 Credits
PHIL 131 Introduction to Ethics 5
PHIL 330 Professional Ethics 5
Social Science 15 Credits
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
ECON& 201 Fundamentals of Microeconomics  5
ECON& 202 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics  5
Natural Science 10 Credits
Science Course 5
Science Course with Lab  5
General Education Electives 5 Credits
Elective 5

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

Students must also complete the following lower division major courses (Some substitutions may apply for applicants with degrees from other institutions. Contact the Baccalaureate Navigator for assistance.):

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

60 Credits

AENG 100 Writing in the Workplace 5
ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
BUS 157 Human Relations in Business 5
BUS 194 Small Business Management 5
BUS 210 Principles of Marketing 5
BUS& 201 Business Law I 5
CS 110 Introduction to Computers and Applications 5
Degree Program Required Courses 25
Comprised of related courses required to complete an AAS degree.
The Baccalaureate Navigator must approve the courses.

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

Students must complete the following courses with a C or better:

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

65 Credits

BUS 300 Foundations of Management 5
BUS 310 Foundations of Leadership 5
BUS 330 Human Resources for Managers 5
BUS 340 Marketing Management 5
BUS 350 Entrepreneurial Finance 5
BUS 360 Project Management 5
BUS 370 Management Information Systems 5
BUS 410 Operations Management & Logistics 5
BUS 420 Business Strategy and Sustainability 5
BUS 430 International Business 5
BUS 450 Financial Management 5
BUS 495 AME Capstone 5
PHIL 330 Professional Ethics 5

Note: Part-time options are available. Please contact the Baccalaureate Navigator for details.


Cristie Crawford

Phone: (509) 527-4260 or (509) 223-2046