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Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.)



Business Management Technology


Ohio University Southern offers a two-year program of study in Business Management technology (BMT) leading to the Associate in Applied Business degree. Courses offered take a management approach to the functional areas of business operations including sales, marketing, operations, supervision, planning, and distribution.

The BMT program includes a concentration requirement that provides students with opportunities for course work that more specifically prepares them for career aspirations. Concentration areas are determined with a student's advisor and include two 3-credit hour courses in areas such as marketing, quality control, real estate, organizational communication, computer technology, finance, accounting technology, electronic media and others.
Graduation Requirements:
The minimum requirement for the Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.) or degree is the completion of 63 credits with a 2.0 accumulative GPA upon graduation. A maximum of 15 credits earned through the experiential learning may be applied to any technical associate degree. You must earn a minimum of 18 semester credit hours while enrolled at Ohio University, and you must earn a minimum of 50 percent of coursework taken to fulfill your major concentration in residence with resident credit as defined in the Graduation Requirements - University-wide section. You also must meet Ohio University General Education requirements for associate degrees. (See Graduation Requirements - University-wide section) To earn a technical associate degree, you must complete an Application for Update of Program(s), available from any college office or regional campus of student services.
For more information:
Kim Riley, CPA, CFE, MBA
Director of Business Studies
Business Management Technology
Office: D221
Ella McCown Jones, JD, CPA, MBA
Associate Professor
Business Management Technology

Minimum Semester Credit Hours: 63
Year 1 - Fall
ECON 1030: Principles of Microeconomics (3 hrs)
ENG 1510: Writing and Rhetoric I (3 hrs)
MATH 1200: College Algebra (4 hrs)
BMT 1400: Concepts of Marketing (3 hrs)
BMT 2000: Introduction to Business Computing (3 hrs)
Total Semester Hours: 16
Year 1 - Spring
Tier II Requirement (3 hrs)
OTEC 2300: Business Communications (3 hrs)
BMT 1100: Introduction to Management (3 hrs)
PSY 1010: General Psychology (3 hrs)
Non Major Requirement (3 hrs)
Total Semester Hours: 15
Year 2 - Fall
Tier II Requirement (3 hrs)
ATCH 1030: Financial Accounting Procedures (3 hrs)
BMT 1150: Foundations of Quality and Cont. Improvement (3 hrs)
BMT 2000: Introduction to Business Computing (3 hrs)
BMT 2850: Government and Business (3 hrs)
Concentration Requirement (3 hrs)
Total Semester Hours: 18
Year 2 - Spring
BMT 2500: Practical Personnel Procedures (3 hrs)
BMT 2100: Managing Finance in Business (3 hrs)
BMT 2880: Computer Apps for Management (3 hrs)
Concentration Requirement (3 hrs)
Non-Major Requirement (3 hrs)
Total Semester Hours: 15