2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

Business Management, Professional License Studies Concentration A.A.S.


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Program Code: BMT.AAS.PLS

This program awards certain Maryland professional license holders 12 college credits to meet the technical training requirements for an associate of applied science degree. The licenses recognized for this degree are those for which the total number of training, journeyman and/or apprenticeship hours exceed 600 hours. The professional licenses recognized for this degree are barber, barber stylist limited, master barber, cosmetologist, hairstylist, esthetician, journeyman or higher HVAC license, master electrician, journeyman or higher plumber/gas fitter, plumbing inspector, journeyman or higher natural gas fitter, licensed real estate appraiser, certified residential real estate appraiser, certified general real estate appraiser, and Grade 1, 2 or 3 stationary engineer.

The required courses in this program are business oriented and designed to prepare students for advancement as supervisors or business owners, to prepare them for higher-level courses or to transfer their credits to a four-year college or university. Students should familiarize themselves with the program requirements of the institution to which they plan to transfer. In order to graduate with this degree, students must complete at least 36 credit hours before submitting a copy of their active state license with an expiration date that is at least three years from their anticipated graduation date.

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* This course has a prerequisite.

o Students are required to have one of the following Maryland professional licenses: barber, barber stylist limited, master barber, cosmetologist, hairstylist, esthetician, journeyman or higher HVAC license, master electrician, journeyman or higher plumber/gas fitter, plumbing inspector, journeyman or higher natural gas fitter, licensed real estate appraiser, certified residential real estate appraiser, certified general real estate appraiser, or Grade 1, 2 or 3 stationary engineer.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Describe activities occurring within the basic functions of a business;
  2. Create and communicate written and oral reports for internal and/or external stakeholders;
  3. Demonstrate business skills and knowledge in a workplace setting and exhibit professional behaviors as per the standards of the respective agency; and
  4. Demonstrate communication, planning, execution and assessment skills.

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