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.

Accounting is an essential component of every institution and business organization. Basic accounting skills provided by the one-year certificate or the two-year degree will prove to be valuable in managing financial resources, policies and decisions.

Clark College's Business Division, also known as B.E.A.M. (Business, Economics, Accounting and Management), offers students the opportunity to build the necessary skills for a successful career in many different business areas. Whether you are a new student thinking about majoring in one of these fields or already a student pursuing a degree or certificate, this page will help you explore our programs and career and job opportunities. 

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Degree Options

Business/Supervisory 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.
Supervisory Management (CP)
The Supervisory Management Certificate presents concepts that help the student understand various management theories, management functions and their interrelationships, and the competitive strategies that a business needs to establish and maintain. The student will learn and apply the concepts of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling as well as other topics essential to the structure of this basic management certificate. Additionally, the student learns the essentials of human resource management, teamwork, consensus building, technology and information management, decision making, leading change, and the value of ethics and social responsibility.

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.
General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (3 credits required)
 
BTEC 106
APPLIED OFFICE ENGLISH
3 cr.
Computational Skills (5 credits required)
 
BUS 102
BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
Human Relations (3 credits required)
 
BTEC 148
BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SELF DEVELOPMENT
3 cr.
Business Core Courses
BUS 028
BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES
3 cr.
BUS& 101
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
5 cr.
BTEC 100
KEYBOARDING
1-3 cr.
BTEC 150
COMPUTER BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
5 cr.
ECON 101
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
3 cr.
MGMT 101
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
Major Area Requirements
BUS 029
BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES
3 cr.
MGMT 103
APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS
3 cr.
MGMT 110
CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
3 cr.
MGMT 128
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3 cr.
MGMT 199
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE **
1-5 cr.
Additional Area Requirements
Select a minimum of 9 credits from the Management courses
Total Required Credits: 54
**Minimum of 5 credits must be earned in Cooperative Work Experience
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 know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Understand and apply managerial techniques for decision making, problem solving, and managing change.
  • Apply the understating of human resources issues and functions, identifying applicable laws.
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Effectively manage people and resources to meet organizational and institutional goals.
Supervisory Management (AAS)
The Supervisory Management Associate of Applied Science degree emphasizes the important role required of supervisory managers of getting work completed by leading, managing, and motivating people This comprehensive training program includes courses that deal with solutions to supervisory problems regularly encountered on the job. Current and potential supervisors learn and apply the basic principles of business management to increase and broaden their on-the-job performance levels and to advance into more responsible career 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.



Completion of Certificate of Proficiency in Marketing, Small Business Management, Accounting Clerk or Supervisory Management accounts for 56-60 of necessary credits
General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (5 credits required)
 
CMST&220
PUBLIC SPEAKING
5 cr.
or
CMST&230
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
Health and Physical Education (3 credits required)
3 cr.
Humanities (3 credits required)
 
Natural Sciences (3 credits required)
3 cr.
Computational Skills- satisfied in the CPs.
 
Human Relations- satisfied in the CPs.
 
Social Science- satisfied in the CPs.
 
Major Area Requirements
BUS 029
BASIC ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES
3 cr.
BUS& 201
BUSINESS LAW
5 cr.
BUS 211
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
3 cr.
or
MGMT 107
SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN
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.
Complete a minimum of 5 to 6 additional credits from the following areas:

  • Accounting (ACCT)

  • Business Administration (BUS)

  • Economics (ECON)

  • Supervisory Management (MGMT)

  • Computer Applications (BTEC - 6 credit maximum)

and

Complete as many General Elective (GE) courses as needed to reach the total of 90 credits required by the degree.
Total Required Credits: 91-98
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 know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Design a comprehensive management project with given criteria, using software.
  • Describe the U.S. legal system and the legal environment of business by outlining the basic principles of law that apply to business transactions.
  • Apply the understanding of human resource issues and functions, identifying applicable laws.
  • Communicate effectively using business terminology in written and verbal language.
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Effectively manage people and resources to meet organizational and institutional goals.
  • Apply techniques to improve production and to decrease waste.