Business Management (429)

Southern State Business Banner, Business Management

This program can be completed entirely Online.

Nature of Profession

Managerial personnel oversee, direct and plan the work of others as well as determine business policy. Entry-level positions are either supervisory or trainee in nature. Supervisors are the largest group and they direct workers’ activities in such areas as sales, production, accounting and purchasing.

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Transfer Partnerships

Southern State has articulation/transfer partnerships with many four-year institutions. Find the transfer partnerships for Business Management below.

  • Franklin University
  • Miami University

Earn Industry Certifications

In this program students will have the opportunity to achieve an industry level certification. Our curriculum aligns with the certification content. Below is a certification that students can obtain as they move through the program. Learn more about the certification at the Test Centers.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist Logo

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Critical Thinking - Students will evaluate business problems from the perspective of multiple business disciplines.
  • Analyzing Reports - Students will calculate, analyze and interpret financial information, and use financial data for business decision- making. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the accounting process and prepare basic financial statements.
  • Problem Solving - Analyze a business situation and recommend a course of action.
  • Communication - Prepare a written business report that is logical, concise, grammatically correct, and clear to the target audience. Present an oral presentation that is logical, clear, and well organized.
  • Professionalism / Technology - Employ technology to efficiently analyze reflective, strategic, and analytical skills in making business decisions to resolve business issues.
  • Culture & Context - Combine critical thinking, teamwork, collaboration, problem-solving, and decision-making skills that optimize business outcomes.


Fall Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BADM 2206 Organizational Behavior 3
BADM 2251 Business Law I (The Legal Environment) 3
CSCI 2218 Excel 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT 1102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BADM 2252 Business Law II (The Formation & Regulation of Business) 3
BADM 2272 Business Communications 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
MATH 1125 or MATH 1141 or Higher Quantitative Reasoning or College Algebra or Higher 4

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2204 Principles of Marketing 3
BADM 2220 Human Resources Management 3
ECON 2205 Principles of Microeconomics 3
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
Arts & Humanities Elective 3

Spring Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2208 Supervision & Leadership 3
BADM 2216 Business Ethics 3
BADM 2222 Business Finance 3
BADM 2290 Problems in Business 3
ECON 2206 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Program Total: 61

*MATH 1141 OR Higher may be required for Transfer Institutions

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