Business Mgmt – Project Mgmt Technical Studies

Minimum credits: 66
Length: 4 semesters (2 years), if full-time suggested course sequence is followed. Courses in project management (BUS 204, 206, 295, and ITP 170) are open-entry/open-exit, meaning students may complete courses at an accelerated pace and move on to a subsequent course upon satisfactory completion of the preceding course.
Career opportunities: Project Manager: $75,280 (National median salary. Source: Project Management Institute) Job Growth: 12% through 2020
Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474

*Pending approval for Fall 2017 start-up
Project Management is a rapidly growing field relevant to many business areas, including information technology, engineering, contracting, and the nonprofit sector. The first two semesters of the A.A.S. degree program are similar to other business curricula, with the exception of four courses specifically associated with Project Management. Degree completers will also be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Project Management. DCC is accredited by Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society to initiate members into the honor society for business and related disciplines. For more information, refer to

Program Outcomes
Graduates will be able to:
1. Utilize industry-standard computer software in business communication media, e.g. written reports and business plans using word processing software and presentations using presentation software;
2. Perform and interpret business math, accounting, and business statistical calculations;
3. Understand the basic concepts associated with business ethics and the importance of developing and adhering to a strong set of generally-accepted ethical principles;
4. Demonstrate principles of human relationship skills used to successfully interrelate with customers, associates, employees, and superiors in a project management setting;
5. Understand standard methods for training, motivating, and managing people in a team-based environment;
6. Plan, execute, and control projects according to Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) processes, tools, and techniques.


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