Business Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Business Management students

About this program

Effective managers are leaders. They know how to inspire others to work collectively toward a shared goal. Here, you’ll build a solid foundation in business—learning essentials like marketing and accounting. Leadership courses facilitate teamwork, challenge your critical thinking, and hone the problem-solving skills you need to rise to the top.

17

Average Class Size

Bachelor's Degree Pathways

Part-time or Full-time Options

Careers

  • Entry-level management trainee positions
  • Banking
  • Retail
  • Insurance
Courses

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.

  • Introduction to Business (MGT105)
  • Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet (MIS211)
  • Principles of Management (MGT115)
  • Principles of Marketing (MKT240)
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC113)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO111)
  • Supervision and Human Relations (MGT248) or
  • Human Resource Management (HRM300)
  • Business Law I (MGT301)
  • Specified Business Management Elective (SBM)
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC123)
  • Fundamentals of Financial Planning (FIN305) or
  • Finance (FIN350)
  • International Business (MGT216)

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

  • Fitness and Lifetime Sports Elective (FIT)
  • Speech Elective (SPC)
  • Open Elective (OEA)
  • Science Elective (SCI)

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • First Year Experience (FYE101)
  • Information, Technology, and Society (CSC124)
  • English Composition I (ENL111)
  • Business Mathematics (MTH113) or
  • Business Statistics (MTH157)
  • Technical and Professional Communication (ENL201)
Facilities

Innovation Lab

A multi-use collaborative space, the Innovation Lab is a hub for creative problem solving and teambuilding projects.

Student Experience

"When I got done in the military, I chose to go to college on the GI Bill. I like the variety that Penn College offers, and the success rate of the degrees is what brought me here."

Shane Betts

Business Management

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.

Woodlands Bank
Barron's in Education
Compass Group Logo
ACBSP Accredited
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Student Life

Lead and put your skills to the test

Penn College Business Club

Network with business leaders and work with like-minded students as you explore the business profession. 

Student Organizations at Penn College

Your college experience is about more than the classroom. Join one of 65+ clubs and organizations, or create your own.

News
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Study Abroad

Gain global experience

See the world via Williamsport. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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Internship

Your knowledge in practice

Internships are key for career preparation. Hone your management skills through real-world experience.

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More Information

View general transfer information

Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, including: credit by exam, articulation, proof of competency gained in high school, work/life experience, and advanced placement.

Visit the Alternative Credit Options page in our Course Catalog for general requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.

  • Mr. Chris W Frantz, '05, Executive Director of Marketing & Sales, Savoy Contract Furniture
  • Ms. Alexandra M Lehman, '18, Event Management Specialist, Susquehanna University
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Gabe Sinicropi, Jr., Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Williamsport Crosscutters
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.
  • Mr. John Yogodzinski, III, '07, Executive Director/Board President, Arthaus Projects
Contact

Coordinator of Admissions Operations

Sarah Yoder

SASC, Rm. 1072
800.367.9222 ext. 7338
sshott@pct.edu