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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (BMT)

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED BUSINESS


The Business Management Technology (BMT) program is structured so the student will acquire the necessary knowledge for entry-level management positions in a wide range of business situations. This program is ideal for the individual who is currently employed and is seeking credentials that will help them advance. The BMT curriculum is well suited to support the small business owner or entrepreneur who is in need of the skills and knowledge necessary to better manage and grow their enterprise. This associate degree offers efficient pathways into several four-year degrees such as Organizational Communications and Applied Management.


To see a sample of the Associate's Degree in Business Management Technology, please scroll down to tentative semester planner.

 

Business Management Technology Printable Program Brochure


 

COURSE OF STUDY

The BMT curriculum may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis with day and evening classes available. Students typically start fall semester, but may enter the program at any point during the academic calendar. Full-time students should enroll in 15 or more credit hours per semester. Part-time students may pursue the degree at a rate they desire, however, a minimum of seven credit hours of course work each semester is recommended.

 

BMT FACILITIES

The BMT program features a unique learning environment complete with multimedia classrooms and a business bureau that provides students an opportunity to participate in the area economy.

 

 

LOCATION

Many BMT classes are held in the new Technology and Business Development Center located next to the Shoemaker Center on the eastern side of campus.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for admission, a student must be a high school graduate or GED recipient. Students not meeting these requirements should contact the Admissions Office at OHIO Chillicothe for further information concerning admission. Students completing the degree requirements will earn an Associate of Applied Business Degree in Business Management Technology.

 

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Students are eligible for many different financial aid resources. These include:

➢  Federal Grants and Loans

➢  Ohio University Scholarships

➢  State Grants and Loans
 

To begin the process, you should apply for financial aid at www.fafsa.gov as soon as possible. For OHIO Chillicothe, use the University Federal School Code: 003100 and 003102.

 

For more information about the financial aid process, contact our Financial Aid Office at (740) 774-7289 or toll free at (877) GO-2-OUCH.

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

OHIO believes that, as an educated person, you need certain intellectual skills in order to participate effectively in society. These include: the ability to communicate through the written word, the ability to use quantitative or symbolic reasoning, and broad knowledge of the major fields of learning. Therefore, students must take general education courses to complete a degree.

 

 

PROGRAM FEATURES

An Associate of Applied Business Degree includes:

➢  Broad educational experience in all aspects of running and/or leading a business.

➢  Practical focus on business concepts with a strong balance between theory and

application.

➢  Dedicated and caring faculty with many years of business experience in their

instructional fields.

➢  Flexible pathways to success.

 

 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED BUSINESS AREAS OF INTEREST

Students are exposed to a broad range of business concepts and issues in the areas of management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, computer concepts, human resources, government regulations, and communications. Additionally, the program offers the flexibility to pursue specific interests within the business field.

 

 

ADVISING FAQS AND IMPORTANT FORMS
Suggested Program Template

This is a sample template to complete the degree in two years. In addition to the major requirements, you must meet university general education requirements of Tier II courses: a minimum of 21 semester hours of TIER II courses that are spread out in the six categories. You will need to take advantage of summer course offerings for some Tier II courses so that your load during regular semesters is lightened.


Tentative Semester Planner Information

SUBJECT - COURSE NAMES  

SEMESTER 1  
BMT 1100 Intro to Management
BMT 1400 Concepts of Marketing
CTCH 1250 Intro to Computers  
ENG 1510 Writing and Rhetoric I
MATH 1200 College Algebra Tier I


SEMESTER 2
ECON 1000 Introduction to Economics Concepts
 or  
ECON 1030 Principles of Microeconomics
BMT 2600 Business Report Writing
PSY 1010 General Psychology
Elective  Tier II Requirement
Elective Non Major Requirement

 

SEMESTER 3
ATCH 1030 Financial Accounting Procedures  
BMT 1150 Foundations of Quality and

Continuous Improvement

BMT 2000 Introduction to Business Computing  
BMT 2850 Government & Business  
Elective BMT Concentration Course*  
Elective Tier II Requirement 

 

SEMESTER 4
BMT 2100 Managing Finance in Business  
BMT 2500 Practical Personnel Procedures  
BMT 2880 Computer Applications for Management  
Elective BMT Concentration Course*  
Elective Non Major Requirement

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES UPON GRADUATION

The BMT program offers opportunity for careers as entrepreneurs and business managers. These include:

➢  Retail Supervision

➢  Operations Management

➢  Non-Profit Management

➢ Small Business Ownership

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Greg Obi
Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator
Business Management Technology
Technology and Business Development Center
T: 740.774.7703
F: 740.774.7214  
obi@ohio.edu

 

 

Information about the Faculty

Greg Obi
Assistant Professor
Technology & Business Development Center 127
T: 740.774.7703
obi@ohio.edu
Thomas Panek
Lecturer
Technology & Business Development Center 133
T: 740.774.7707
panekt@ohio.edu
Liberty Bell
Adjunct Faculty
Bennett Hall 259
belll1@ohio.edu
Jonna Depugh
Adjunct Faculty
Bennett Hall 122
T: 740.774.7293
depughj@ohio.edu
Randy Drewyor
Adjunct Faculty
Technology & Business Development Center 127
T: 740.774.7703
drewyor@ohio.edu
Melvin Goetting
Adjunct Faculty
Bennett Hall 259
H: 740.351.3369
goetting@ohio.edu
Patricia Hohlbein
Adjunct Faculty
Bennett Hall 259
hohlbein@ohio.edu
Ben Vanhorn
Adjunct Faculty
Bennett Hall 259
vanhornb@ohio.edu