Business Administration-Management
The supervisory manager has the important role of getting work completed by leading, managing, and motivating people. Clark College offers a comprehensive training program that leads to a Certificate of Achievement in Supervisory Management and provides a major base for the Associate in Applied Science degree. Courses deal with solutions to supervisory problems regularly encountered on the job. This program provides an opportunity for current and potential supervisors to increase and broaden their performance levels and to advance into more responsible positions.

Students must complete all specifically listed courses in Major Area Requirements with a minimum grade of "C" or better in order to successfully complete the program and earn the award.

Consult with a business academic advisor for recommended course, program planning.
Management I (CA)
Professionally trained managers and supervisors are vital to achieving success in today's marketplace. This 12-credit program will teach supervisory techniques to build a positive and productive work environment. Coursework will focus on real management problems faced by large and small businesses, as well as non-profit organizations. Current management concepts will be examined from actual cases, such as developing enthusiasm and creativity among employees, finding a shared vision and encouraging teamwork.
Major Area Requirements
Students must complete one course from four of the following five course clusters:
Cluster 1
BUS& 101
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
5 cr.
MGMT 100
THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
5 cr.
MGMT 103
APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS
3 cr.
MGMT 106
MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
3 cr.
Cluster 2
MGMT 120
SUPERVISOR AS A TRAINER COACH
3 cr.
MGMT 122
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES
3 cr.
Cluster 3
MGMT 128
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 132
LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
3 cr.
Cluster 4
MGMT 110
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
3 cr.
MGMT 125
TEAM BUILDING AND GROUP BEHAVIOR
3 cr.
MGMT 133
PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
Cluster 5
MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
3 cr.
MGMT 112
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
2 cr.
Total Required Credits: 11-14
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College.
  • Basic introduction of management concepts.
Supervisory Management (CA)
Major Area Requirements
MGMT 101
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 103
APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS
3 cr.
MGMT 110
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
3 cr.
One course in written communication from the following:
MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
3 cr.
ENGL&101
ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
5 cr.
ENGL 135
INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING
5 cr.
One course in oral communication from the following:
CMST 212
ORAL COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS
3 cr.
CMST&220
PUBLIC SPEAKING
5 cr.
CMST&230
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
Additional Major Area Requirements
Select a minimum of 15 credits:
BTEC 150
COMPUTER BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
MGMT 100
THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
5 cr.
or BUS& 101
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
5 cr.
MGMT 106
MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
3 cr.
MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
3 cr.
MGMT 112
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
2 cr.
MGMT 113
HUMOR IN THE WORKPLACE
1 cr.
MGMT 120
SUPERVISOR AS A TRAINER COACH
3 cr.
MGMT 122
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES
3 cr.
MGMT 125
TEAM BUILDING AND GROUP BEHAVIOR
3 cr.
MGMT 126
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
4 cr.
MGMT 128
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 132
LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
3 cr.
MGMT 133
PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 199
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
1-5 cr.
MGMT 280
SELECTED TOPICS
1-5 cr.
Strongly Recommended Electives
BTEC 100
KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
MATHB065
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS MATHEMATICS (or equivalent)
5 cr.
Total Required Credits: 30-34
To learn more about this program's employment outlook, approximate cost and potential careers, please visit the Gainful Employment Program Information page.
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College.
  • Effectively manage people and resources to meet organizational and institutional goals.
  • Design a comprehensive management project with given criteria using latest software.
  • Communicate effectively using verbal, non-verbal and written language with clarity, coherence and purpose.
Supervisory Management (AAS)
General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (6 credits required)
ENGL&101
ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
5 cr.
or ENGL 135
INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING
5 cr.
or MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
3 cr.
and CMST 212
ORAL COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS
3 cr.
or CMST&220
PUBLIC SPEAKING (also counts for Humanities)
5 cr.
or CMST&230
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION (also counts for Humanities)
5 cr.
Health & Physical Education (3 credits required)
 
Computational Skills (3 credits required)
 
MATHB065
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS MATHEMATICS
5 cr.
Human Relations (3 credits required)
 
PSYC&100
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
5 cr.
Humanities (3 credits required)
 
Social Sciences (3 credits required)
ECON 101
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
3 cr.
Natural Sciences (3 credits required)
 
Major Area Requirements
BTEC 150
COMPUTER BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
BUS 028
BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES
3 cr.
BUS 029
BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES
3 cr.
BUS& 101
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
5 cr.
or MGMT 100
THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
5 cr.
BUS& 201
BUSINESS LAW
5 cr.
ENGL 212
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 cr.
or MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
3 cr.
MGMT 101
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 103
APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS
3 cr.
MGMT 126
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
4 cr.
MGMT 128
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 133
PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
Additional Area Requirements
Select a minimum of 18 credits:
BUS 260
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
5 cr.
BUS 115
SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
BUS 203
DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
3 cr.
ENGL 212
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 cr.
or BUS 211
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 cr.
MGMT 106
MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
3 cr.
MGMT 110
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
3 cr.
MGMT 112
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
2 cr.
MGMT 113
HUMOR IN THE WORKPLACE
1 cr.
MGMT 120
SUPERVISOR AS A TRAINER COACH
3 cr.
MGMT 122
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES
3 cr.
MGMT 125
TEAM BUILDING AND GROUP BEHAVIOR
3 cr.
MGMT 132
LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
3 cr.
MGMT 199
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
1-5 cr.
MGMT 280
SELECTED TOPICS
1-5 cr.
Additional Major Area Electives
Select sufficient credits from the following areas to reach the degree total of 90 credits:
  • Business Administration (BUS)

  • Economics (ECON)

  • Supervisory Management (MGMT)

  • Microcomputer Applications (BTEC - 6 credit maximum)
Total Required Credits: 90
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College.
  • Effectively manage people and resources to meet organizational and institutional goals.
  • Design a comprehensive management project with given criteria using latest software.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the legal environments in business.
  • Apply the understanding of human resource issues and functions.
  • Communicate effectively using verbal, non-verbal and written language with clarity, coherence and purpose.
  • Identify applicable laws in terms of managing human resources.
General Education Outcomes
  • Communications: Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Human Relations: Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Computational Skills: Solve quantitative problems and interpret the solutions as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Health and PE: Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Humanities: Analyze, interpret, and evaluate works and ideas in the Humanities within appropriate global and historical contexts as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Social Science: Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences as appropriate for a career and technical education program.
  • Science: Apply fundamental principles and relationships from the Natural Sciences to solve problems as appropriate for a career and technical education program.