Choose a career in Management

Managers provide leadership for businesses and organizations. In their day-to-day duties, they work closely with others in a broad array of environments from manufacturing to administrative. Managers rely on support staff to complete assignments effectively, on time and up to corporate quality standards. They can lead small project based teams while others lead large groups of staff members. Managers are typically high-energy people who enjoy meeting sales goals and working with people.

Most businesses prefer managers who exhibit leadership, professionalism and team building skills as well as the ability to multitask, organize, communicate effectively and utilize up-to-date technology.

About the Program

The Associate Degree in Management program prepares students for supervisory positions in fields such as accounting, Human Resources, banking and business administration. 

The Management program is designed to provide a broad education in a wide variety of career fields where an understanding of business principles can supplement real world experience to create a career path that fits who you are. The Management program at CCTC offers a wide variety of courses to give you a solid foundation of business principles to help you explore and bring together the many facets of a business career. 

This degree can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes.

Why Choose the Program

Students in this program get to learn management skills from the very first semester at CCTC. As they progress through the program, they can apply what they learned in their introductory courses and leave the program ready to work and lead a successful career. 

Courses are career-oriented with relevant knowledge that prepares graduates to be career-ready. 

Areas of study include:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Microcomputer Software Applications
  • Total Quality Management Concepts
  • Business Plan Preparation
  • Basic Statistical Techniques
  • Managerial Finance
  • Accounting Principles
  • Leadership & Supervision Principles and Practices

Career Opportunities

  • Managerial Assistant
  • Supervisor
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Retail Manager
  • Entry Level Management
  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Human Resource Management Technician

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration

Salary Potential: $30,000

Offering Certificates in the following areas:

  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management – 27 Semester Hours
  • Human Resource Specialist – 24 Semester Hours
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 24 Semester Hours
  • Marketing and Sales for Small Business – 24 Semester Hours
  • Office Management – 30 Semester Hours
  • Supervision and Leadership Foundations – 27 Semester Hours

Program Contact

Christina James

Department Chair, Accounting and Management

(803) 778-6663 ext. 263

M133E


Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

General Education Core Requirements - 15 Credit Hours

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

ECO 210

3

0

3

or

ECO 211

3

0

3

SPC 205

3

0

3

FALL SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

SPRING SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

MKT 101

3

3

SUMMER SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

SPC 205

3

0

3

FALL SEMESTER - SECOND YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

ECO 210

3

0

3

ECO 211

3

0

3

SPRING SEMESTER - SECOND YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours