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.


Course Sequence      
  Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
AST 117   Keyboarding for Computer Usage 1 0 1
BUS 100   Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUS 121   Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115   Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
MKT 100   Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total 17 0 17
           
      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
BUS 200   Principles of Management 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
           
Third Semester (Summer)      
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
ITE 140   Spreadsheet Software 3 0 3
HLT/PED   Wellness Elective 0 2 1
HUM   Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Total     12 2 13
           
      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fifth Semester      
ACC 110   Introduction to Computerized Accounting 2 0 2
BIO 100   Basic Human Biology 3 0 3
PNT 231 Lithographic Chemistry 2 0 2
PNT 245   Production Planning and Estimating 3 3 4
BUS 298   Seminar and Project in Business 3 0 3
BUS 149 Workplace Ethics 1 0 1
MKT 170 Customer Service 1 0 1
BUS 108 Business Etiquette 1 0 1
SDV 106   Preparation for Employment 1 0 1
Total     17 3 18

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

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