Management, AS


Program Description

The Associate of Science in Management is a two-year business degree designed to provide recipients
employable skills, which will facilitate their qualified entry-level placement in the job market, as well as a
foundation to any baccalaureate degree in business. Specialized certification may be acquired as part of the
degree to provide added proficiency for employment.


Program Curriculum

60 credits

DSU General Education Requirements

All DSU General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5

 AS in Management Required Courses:

STAT 2040Business Statistics3
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ECON 2010Micro Economics (SS, GC)3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
ECON 2020Macro Economics (SS, GC)3
ISA 2010Proficiency in Excel & SQL (or CIS 2010)3
Elective Courses14
Any College of Business Courses (1000 or higher) or Certificate in Entrepreneurship courses or courses approved by a College of Business Advisor.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 20 lower-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  3. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing (EN) 3
General Education (MATH 1050 or higher recommended for Bachelor degree programs) 3
General Education (Literature / Humanities) 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
SSC 1010 Trailblazer Connections 2
 Hours14
Spring Semester
ENGL 2010 Interm Writing Selected Topics: (EN) 3
General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences) 3
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting 3
General Education (Fine Arts) 3
ISA 2010 Proficiency in Excel & SQL (or CIS 2010) 3
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
STAT 2040 Business Statistics 3
General Education (Life Sciences) 3
ECON 2010 Micro Economics (SS, GC) 3
Certificate Course or Elective 3
Certificate Course or Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
General Education (Physical Science & Lab) 4
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 2020 Macro Economics (SS, GC) 3
Certificate Course or Elective 3
Certificate Course or Elective 3
 Hours16
 Total Hours60

Associates in Management Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Create a self-study of personal strengths and abilities and apply that knowledge to successful career exploration and development.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking through problem-solving and innovation relative to existing and emerging issues.
  3. Identify and apply quantitative principles and methods in the solution of problems and draw and evaluate conclusions in order to check the logic and validity of statements and models.