Dalton State 2014-15 Catalog



Associate of Applied Science

Supervisors are first-line managers.  They typically have control of small organizational units and direct the efforts of non-managerial employees.  They are, therefore, the managers with whom most employees interact.  This AAS degree provides students with the knowledge necessary to function as a supervisor in many organizations.

General Education *
COMM 1110Fundamentals of Speech3
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
HIST 2111United States History to 18773
or HIST 2112 United States Hist since 1877
MATH 1111College Algebra3
or MATH 1101 Intro to Mathematical Modeling
POLS 1101American Government3
Two General Education Electives: *6
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Geography
Intro to Human Geography
World Civilization to 1650 CE
World Civilization since 1650
United States History to 1877
United States Hist since 1877
Intro to Philosophical Issues
Logic and Critical Thinking
State and Local Government
International Relations
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Major Field Courses
Choose one of the following sequences:6
Principles of Accounting I
   and Principles of Accounting II *
Office Accounting Procedures
   and Interm Office Acct Procedures
CAPS 1101Introduction to Computers3
or MGIS 2201 Fundamentals of Computer Appli
OADM 1230Business English3
SUPV 2205Into to Human Resources Mgmt3
SUPV 2207Small Business Management3
SUPV 2210Supervisory Development3
SUPV 2212Managing Financial Performance3
SUPV 2220Customer Relationship Developm3
Three of the following electives:9
Principles of Accounting I *
Principles of Accounting II *
The Environment of Business *
Principles of Macroeconomics *
Principles of Microeconomics *
Fundamentals of Computer Appli *
Professional Development
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Conversational Spanish
Customs of International Bus
Physical Education
PHED Activity Elective1
Total Hours61

These credit hours will transfer into the BAS in Technology Management degree.


These credit hours will transfer into the BAS in Technology Management degree as Technology Credits, subject to a maximum of 18 Technology Credit hours.


SUPV 2205. Into to Human Resources Mgmt. 3-0-3 Units.

An introduction of major topical areas in human resources management. Emphasis is placed on the functional areas that form the major occupational categories in personnel. Basic concepts in employment planning, recruiting, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, health and safety, and security are included. (Career Course)

SUPV 2207. Small Business Management. 3-0-3 Units.

An introduction to entrepreneurship and practical applications to the management and operation of small businesses. Included are: start-up issues, legal forms of organization, operational planning, financing the business, budgeting, personnel issues, developing an accounting and control system, long-range planning and strategy formation, developing a business plan, and other appropriate topics. (Career Course)

SUPV 2210. Supervisory Development. 3-0-3 Units.

This course provides supervisory skills training needed by supervisors in a broad array of working environments. Supervision concepts that apply to most every situation will be examined. Particular attention will be spent on unique issues, ideas, and trends that affect supervisors. (Career Course)

SUPV 2212. Managing Financial Performance. 3-0-3 Units.

In this non-accounting course students will learn to read and understand financial statements and to use them as management tools. They will become aware of how management decisions affect income statement and balance sheets, as well as a company's cash flow. They will learn to calculate a simple break even analysis and see how changes in a company's cost structure affect it's profitability. Students will also learn how to access financial information about the industry in which they work. (Career Course)

SUPV 2220. Customer Relationship Developm. 3-0-3 Units.

This course presents a comprehensive approach to creating, maintaining, and expanding customer relationships. By combining theory with best practices and applications of proven customer service techniques, it is designed to help those in marketing and management positions to better understand how to motivate their employees and serve their customers by infusing a customer service attitude into the organization. (Career Course)