Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management

About this Program:

The BAS in Business Management degree program is designed to prepare students for leadership roles and management positions within a variety of businesses and industries.  Students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or an Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) degree will have the opportunity to continue their education and prepare for advancement opportunities within their business field.  The curriculum includes courses that will provide a solid understanding of organizational leadership and management practices designed to aid and develop the potential of our graduates to be successful leaders in their business environment. General education course credits as well as technical/occupational course credits from an AAS or AAT degree can be transferred (upon review) towards GMC’s BAS degree requirements. Students enrolling in this degree program must have a business related management AAS or AAT degree.

*** Courses are available online or in a traditional classroom setting. Currently, this degree program is offered at the Augusta and Online campuses.  Beginning in August 2017, this degree program will also be offered at GMC's Fairburn, Fayetteville, and Milledgeville campuses.  NOTE: All students accepted into GMC’s BAS degree programs also have the option to complete coursework online. ***

What You Will Learn:

  • Leadership and management skills needed for communicating and leading organizational change.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills to develop and manage a project plan centered on solving a business problem.
  • Strategic management concepts to compose and present a formal business report relating to achieving measureable business goals and objectives.


The BAS in Business Management curriculum includes courses in the following:

  • Organizational Development
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Leadership
  • Operations Management
  • Quality Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Management

Students may select two electives in the following areas:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • International Business
  • Team Management
  • The final capstone course allows students to apply their knowledge in a real world management project.

BAS Course Descriptions

Program Benefits:

The BAS in Business Management provides students with a broader knowledge of applied business practices and prepares them for advancement within their business field or to start their own business.  Graduates will be prepared to seek career opportunities in middle-management and upper-management within their respective business field. 

BAS in Business Management Degree Requirements

Program Cost for Degree:

One of GMC's goals is to offer the highest quality college education at some of the most affordable tuition rates.  We have also extended that goal to our bachelor of applied science degrees. To understand our tuition rates, please visit the Tuition and Fees Basics Page on our website. Keep in mind that total costs for the program will depend not only on tuition rates, but the amount of quarter hours students must take in order to complete the degree.  This will include courses both in the core and in the major.

Degree Program Coordinator and Business/Computer Information Systems Division Chair:

Tianna Marynell, tmarynell@gmc.edu