Business Management - Graphic Imaging Management Specialization

Award: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

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Contact:      

Sheila G. Wright, Professor of Printing Technology, swright@dcc.vccs.edu, 434.797.8433

Michael O. Giles, Assistant Professor of Printing Technology, mgiles@dcc.vccs.edu, Webpage, 434.797.8559

Length: A full-time student may complete this program in two years, which includes one summer term.

Purpose: The Business Management – Graphic Imaging Management Specialization is designed for persons who seek employment in graphic imaging management or sales and marketing positions. Both persons who are seeking their first employment in a managerial position and those presently in management who are seeking promotion may benefit from this program.

Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

 
  • Owner / Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Sales/Marketing Representative
DCC student at computer 

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, entry into the Graphic Imaging Management Specialization requires completion of four units of high school English, one unit of keyboarding, one unit of high school mathematics, and one unit of vocational printing/graphics. Students with deficiencies in academic preparation may correct weaknesses in the College’s Developmental Studies program or through fundamental printing courses offered by the Graphic Imaging Department.

Program Description: To receive the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management (Graphic Imaging Management Specialization), you must complete a minimum of 66 credits with a grade point average of 2.00 or better.

Program Requirements: The following curriculum outline represents a typical order of courses taken by full-time day students. Part-time students may take courses in any desired sequence except sequence courses or others requiring prerequisites.

      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
AST 117   Keyboarding for Computer Usage 1 0 1
BUS 100   Intro. to Business 3 0 3
BUS 121   Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
ITE 115   Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
ENG 111   College Composition I 3 0 3
MKT 100   Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     17 2 17

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
BUS 111   Principles of Supervision 3 0 3
ECO 120   Survey of Economics 3 0 3
ENG 115   Technical Writing 3 0 3
PNT 211   Electronic Publishing I 2 2 3
PNT 221   Layout and Design I 2 2 3
Total     13 4 15

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester (Summer Session)      
PNT 260   Color Separation 2 3 3
Total     2 3 3


 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fourth Semester      
ACC 111   Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS 240   Business Law 3 0 3
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Ed. 0 2 1
ITE 215   Advanced Computer Applications & Integration 0 4
HUM   Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Total     12 4 14

 

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fifth Semester      
ACC 110   Intro. to Computerized Accounting-Peachtree 2 0 2
BIO/NAS/MTH   Science or Math Elective 3 0 3
MKT 170   Customer Service 1 0 1
BUS 149   Workplace Ethics 1 0 1
BUS 295   Topics in Business:  Business Protocol 1 0 1
BUS 298   Seminar & Project 3 0 3
PNT 231   Lithographic Chemistry 2 0 2
PNT 245   Production Planning & Estimating 3 3 4
Total     16 3 17

Total Minimum Credits for the Associate of Applied
Science Degree in Business Management, Track 2
(Graphic Imaging Management Specialization)...................................................................................................................66

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