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Mid-Management Option

Program

This program provides graduates the skills for entry into business management positions. Program features courses in business practices, using computers in the business world, understanding of economics, applying accounting practices to businesses and business communications.

Associate of Applied Science

ADMS 1023 Intermediate Keyboarding 3
MATH 1203 College Algebra 3
BUS 1003 The American Enterprise Systems 3
ENGL 1113 Composition I 3
MGMT 1113 Introduction to Management 3
Semester Total   15
 
BUS 2063 Business Communications 3
CSC 2143 Microcomputers: Business Applications 3
ENGL 1123 Composition II 3
MGMT 1114 Job Practicum /Internship I * or 4
BUS 2713 Real World Business Planning 3
MGMT 2113 Management Skills 3
Semester Total   16
 
ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECON 2003 Macroeconomic Principles 3
MGMT 2613 Small Business Management 3
MGMT 2114 Job Practicum/Internship II * 4
Business Elective (BUS, ACCT, CSCI, ADMS, ENTR, BLAW, or MGMT) 3
Semester Total   16
 
ACCT 2103 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 2013 Business Statistics 3
ECON 2103 Microeconomic Principles 3
MGMT 2214 Job Practicum/Internship III * 4
     
Semester Total   13
Total Program Hours 60
*BUS 2713 Real World Business Planning and BUS 2723 Real World Business Operations may be substituted for any of the Job Practicum/Internship courses or one may be substituted for Small Business Management if both BUS 2713 and BUS 2723 are completed.

 

Donna Hendricks, MBA - Quantitative Analysis

Vicky Badgley, CCNA, CCAI, MCP

Computer Information Technology

Program

This program emphasizes on the basic concepts of computer systems and provides training for entry-level positions. The Application Track and the Networking Track provide options so students can individualize their degrees to their specific career goals. SouthArk’s objective is for students to gain the knowledge, professional confidence, and intellectual maturity to secure higher-level jobs.

Technical Certificate

ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I or 3
ADMS 1003 Introductory Accounting  
CSCI 1263 Windows Operating Systems 3
CSCI 1513 Computer Careers and Professional Development 3
CSCI 2023 Visual Basic for Windows 3
ENGL 1113 Composition I 3
Semester Total 15
 
CSCI 2143 Microcomputers: Business Applications 3
BUS 2063 Business Communications 3
BUS 2043 Customer Service and Support 3
BUS MATH 1333 Math for Business Applications or 3
MATH 1023 College Algebra  
CSCI 1323 Intro to Networking (Comp. Support or Network Option) or 3
CSCI 1433 Intro to Web Design (Web Dev. Option)  
Semester Total 15

Associate of Applied Science - Computer Specialist Options

Students may complete any one of the three specialized options to satisfy the requirements for the A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology. Students completing a second track will not receive a second degree since all three earn the same A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology.

All of the requirements for the Technical Certificate PLUS the following:

ENGL 1123 Composition II or 3
ENGL 2043 Technical Writing for Industry  
CSCI 1813 Principles of Informative Assurance 3
CSCI 2223 Excel or 3
CSCI 2203 Database  
CSCI 1112 IT Essentials IA 2
ECON 2003 Macroeconomic Principles 3
Semester Total 14
SPCH 1113 Speech 3
CSCI 1713 Alternative Operating Systems 3
CSCI 1114 IT Essentials IB 4
  Internship/Special Project or Approved CSCI/Business Elective 3
  Approved CSCI/Business Elective 3
Semester Total 16
Total Program Hours 60

Associate of Applied Science - Network System Administration Specialist Option

Students may complete any one of the three specialized options to satisfy the requirements for the A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology. Students completing a second track will not receive a second degree since all three earn the same A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology.

All of the requirements for the Technical Certificate PLUS the following:

ENGL 1123 Composition II or 3
ENGL 2043 Technical Writing for Industry  
CSCI 1813 Principles of Information Assurance 3
CSCI 2603 Cisco Discovery 1 3
CSCI 2373 Windows Server 3
ECON 2003 Macroeconomic Principles 3
Semester Total 15
 
SPCH 1113 Speech 3
CSCI 2433 Business Continuity 3
CSCI 2613 Cisco Discovery 2 3
CSCI 2383 Linux Server 3
  Internship/Special Project or Approved CSCI/Business Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Total Program Hours 60

Associate of Applied Science - Web Development Specialist Option

Students may complete any one of the three specialized options to satisfy the requirements for the A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology. Students completing a second track will not receive a second degree since all three earn the same A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology.

All of the requirements for the Technical Certificate PLUS the following:

ENGL 1123 Composition II or 3
ENGL 2043 Technical Writing for Industry  
CSCI 1113 Web 2.0 Social Media 3
CSCI 2803 HTML/CSS/XML 3
CSCI 2043 Web Design with Dreamweaver/Adobe Suite 3
ECON 2003 Macroeconomic Principles 3
Semester Total 15
 
SPCH 1113 Speech 3
CSCI 2183 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
CSCI 2193 Advanced Web Design 3
CSCI 2053 Java Script 3
  Internship/Special Project or Approved CSCI/Business Elective 3
Semester Total   15
Total Program Hours 60
Suggested Electives:  

See your academic advisor for list of approved electives for each option or internship options.

Faculty and Staff

 

Business

Program

This sequence of courses is designed to fulfill the general requirements of the first two years of study for a four-year degree in Business. Students may earn an Associate of Science degree which will assist in receiving a four-year degree or gaining employment in the work force. Students wishing to transfer should ask for a transfer guide from the college where they plan to pursue their baccalaureate.

Associate of Science

English/Communications – 9 Hours
ENGL 1113 Composition I
ENGL 1123 Composition II
SPCH 1113 Principles of Speech
 
Humanities/Arts – 6 Hours
3 hours from the following:
ENGL 2213 Literature I
ENGL 2223 Literature II
 
3 hours from the following:
ART 2003 Art Appreciation
MUS 2003 Music Appreciation
THEA 2003 Theatre Appreciation
 
Social Science – 9 Hours
6 hours from the following
(must include one section of Civilization and one of U.S. History or Government)
HIST 1003 History of Civilization to 1700
HIST 1013 History of Civil. since 1700
HIST 2013 History of U.S.to 1876
HIST 2023 History of U.S. since 1876
PSCI 2003 American Gov: National
 
3 hours from the following:
SOC 2003 Introduction to Sociology
 
Biological Science – 4 Hours
BIOL1004/L Fund. of Biology/Lab
 
Physical Science – 4 Hours
PHYS 2024/L The Physical Sciences/Lab
 
Mathematics – 3 Hours
Three (3) hours from the following:
MATH 1023 College Algebra
Business Related – 24 Hours
ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2103 Principles of Accounting II
ECON 2003 Macroeconomic Principles
ECON 2103 Microeconomic Principles
BLAW 2013 Legal Environment of Bus.
BUS 2013 Business Statistics
MATH 2013 Business Calculus
CSCI 1003 Computers & Info. Proc.
 
Directed Electives – 3 Hours
To be selected from American Enterprise System, Business Communications or other courses listed above.
 
Total Hours: 62

 

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