Management/Supervision, A.S.

Management/supervision focuses on the role of the first-line supervisor. Critical thinking skills are emphasized as business and management theories are explored to enhance decision making, leadership, team building, and motivating employees in a supervisory capacity. Primary management functions of planning, organizing, directing, and organizational change are identified and analyzed. The Associate degree in Management/Supervision requires completing 60 units, of which 18 units are required courses and an additional 6 units from a list of elective courses. Both the Associate degree and the Certificate share the same lists of required specific coursework with the difference being the required general education pattern for the degree.


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MSJC General Education Option A

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
BADM-103 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL-101 College Composition 3
CSCR-100 College Success and Career Readiness 3
COMM-100 Public Speaking 3
MATH-140 Introduction to Statistics 1 3
Spring Semester 1
CAPP-122 Using Microsoft Excel 3
MGT-760 Elements of Supervision 3
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
ECON-202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BADM-104 Business Communications 3
Fall Semester 2
MGT-500 Introduction to Management (formerly MGT-103) 3
ENVS-100 Humans and Scientific Inquiry 3
PHIL-105 Introduction to Ethics 3
BADM-730 Introduction to Project Management 3
Select one of the following: 3
Ethnic Politics in America
Introduction to Chicana/o/x Studies
Introduction to Black Studies
Black History in American Context
American Indian Literature (formerly ENGL-240)
Latinx/Chicanx Literature
Multiethnic Literature (formerly ENGL-280)
Indigenous Peoples of California
Spring Semester 2
MGT/ENGR-505 Organizational Behavior (formerly MGT-108) 3
ECON-201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MGT-520 Principles of Marketing Management 3
PSYC-101 Introduction to Psychology 3
BADM-545 Business Computer Applications 3
BADM-549 Work Experience Education: Business Administration 1
 Total Units61

AREA G (Math Competency) can be demonstrated by a high school math course at or above the level of Algebra 2 with a grade of C or better.

Note: AREA G (Math Competency) can be demonstrated by a high school math course at or above the level of Algebra 2 with a grade of C or better.

An Associate Degree in this program requires students to complete MSJC's local General Education, Option A, by fulfilling all general education areas. In addition, students must complete all major requirements and complete an overall total of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Course Title Credits
MSJC General Education Option A24
Required Management/Supervision Courses18
Management/Supervision Elective Courses6
Electives (as needed to reach 60 units)
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BADM-103Introduction to Business3
or BADM-103H Honors Introduction to Business
BADM-104Business Communications3
or BADM-104H Honors Business Communications
BADM-545Business Computer Applications3
MGT-760Elements of Supervision3
MGT-500Introduction to Management (formerly MGT-103)3
MGT/ENGR-505Organizational Behavior (formerly MGT-108)3
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6
Accounting for Non-Accountants and Entrepreneurs
Introduction to Project Management
Using Microsoft Excel
Principles of Microeconomics
Honors Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Psychology
Honors Introduction to Psychology
Total Units24

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