Fully flexible, all online courses allow you to keep your day job. BAS Applied Management is a unique degree; the only one in Eastern Washington is at SFCC. Get promoted by improving your theoretical knowledge and management skills.

Applied Management – Bachelor of Applied Science

Do you have an associate degree (AAS or AA) but you're looking for a way to break into or advance your career with a Management degree? If so, an Online BAS in Applied Management from Spokane Falls Community College may be exactly what you’re looking for. In this program, you’ll build Applied Business Management skills and gain theoretical knowledge that directly applies to real-world problems companies are facing today. Graduates will be equipped for careers in Management in industries such as Manufacturing, Health Care and more.

Program Details

Admissions Requirements

  • A completed Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Science (A.S.) or AA (D.T.A.) program in from an accredited institution. (In some cases, work experience may earn you credits using Prior Learning Assessment points.)
  • Minimum college-level GPA of 2.5
  • Minimum grade of 2.0 in all required core technical courses
  • Admission into Spokane Falls Community College
  • Some General Education prerequisites may be required if not completed in your A.A.S. or A.S. degree.

Location

This is an online program with courses administered by faculty at SFCC. Courses and schedules are flexible to fit the needs of working professionals. View a typical student schedule.

Courses

The following classes show just some of the main courses that make up the Applied Management Degree.

MGMT 341 - Applied Principles of Management

This course provides the student with a conceptual framework for understanding the basic theories of management. Emphasis is placed on the internal and external environment, ethics, planning, goal setting, decision making, organizational structure, motivation and group dynamics, and effective control mechanisms.

MMGT 342 - Project Management

This course provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals, theories, and practices of project management as it relates to managers. A foundation of the concepts, principles, and solutions that support the planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling functions required for the successful completion of a project will be covered.

MMGT 435 - Operations Management

This course helps students understand the role of operations management in an organization. Students will understand how the operations function transforms inputs to outputs in an efficient manner. The course covers the role of the operations manager in the design, implementation, and control of the organization's transformation processes, as well as the key role that issues of quality play in those processes. As a final project, each student applies techniques of operations management to a real business problem.

MMGT 350 - Marketing for Managers

This course helps develop the marketing knowledge and skills necessary for the successful manager of a profit or not-for-profit organization, including business start-ups. Topics include understanding marketing concepts, including the development of and the execution of a marketing strategy. The course focuses on niche, business-to-business and business-to-government marketing as well as the marketing of services. Students complete a marketing project designed to integrate course topics and develop a marketing plan.

Career Opportunities for BAS AM Graduates

  • General and Operations Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Industrial Production Managers
  • Market Research Analysts

Get Credit for Your Experience with Prior Learning Assessment

Accelerate your time to degree completion with Prior Learning. Community Colleges of Spokane values the college-level knowledge students may have acquired outside the traditional college classroom. You may have acquired this knowledge through your past work, independent reading and study, training programs or in-service courses, volunteer service, cultural or artistic pursuits, hobbies and recreational pastimes, community or religious activities, organizational memberships, adult education, non-credit courses, study abroad, military training not evaluated for credit by ACE, or other experiences.

Meet the Instructors

Brent Booth
Management Department Chair
(509) 533-3699
Brent.Booth@sfcc.spokane.edu

Brent earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Washington State University and his master's degree from The University of Montana. He also earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University. Brent has corporate and small business work experience. He has previous teaching experience at North Idaho College and has been a faculty member at Spokane Falls Community College since 2008. Brent is an instructor in the Business Management Department. He also serves as a student faculty advisor.

Stephanie Freeman
Management Instructor

Stephanie completed her bachelor's and master's degrees in Business Administration from Gonzaga University. She also earned her Master's in Teaching from Whitworth University. Stephanie has corporate and small business work experience. She has taught for the School of Business at Gonzaga University and has been a faculty member of the BT Department since 2010. Stephanie is a lead instructor for Computer Applications, FlexTech (Competency Based Education), I-BEST, and BT online courses. Stephanie also serves as a student faculty advisor.

Apply Now

Are you interested in applying for the Bachelors of Applied Science in Applied Management program? That's great! Here are the basic steps for applying:

Do you meet the admission requirements?

Make sure you qualify for the program before starting the application process. Check the GPA requirements and prerequisites listed above under program details. Still not sure if your A.A.S or A.A qualifies? Give us a call (509-533-3522) or send us an email and we will make sure you're all set.

Have you submitted your SFCC general application?

The application to the BAS Applied Management is in addition to the general SFCC application. Apply to SFCC now.

Submit the BAS Applied Management application.

Contact us via email or phone (509-533-3522) to request the BAS application.

Quick Facts

Degree Types: Bachelors

Length: 2 Years (With completed AA or AAS)

Total Credits: 90 (+90 credits from AA or AAS totaling 180)

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Classes Start: Fall, Winter and Spring Quarter

Location: SFCC campus, evening and hybrid courses

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Contact Us

Questions? Looking for specific details? Contact us now:

Carrie Bolinger
BAS Coordinator
(509) 533-3522
carrie.bolinger@sfcc.spokane.edu



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