Nov 29, 2022  
2017-18 Academic Catalog 
2017-18 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management - MANG.AS

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The management program gives students a solid foundation of skills needed to manage and lead individuals, teams and organizations. In addition, specialized courses such as human resource management, organizational behavior and labor relations, provide the student with the necessary knowledge to make positive contributions in any type of organization.

Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Business Administration-Management will be awarded.

Program Goals

Graduates of this program will:

  1. Have the skills needed to develop ideas and make decisions based on proper research, analysis, and critical thinking.
  2. Understand the environment in which businesses operate including the major economic factors, legal requirements, ethical, and social forces.
  3. Understand the key actions taken to effectively and efficiently utilize company resources to achieve goals.
  4. Understand the actions taken to acquire and retain customers; produce goods and services; and measure/track financial performance.
  5. Know how to plan, organize, control, recruit, hire, coach, train, discipline, compensate, reward, motivate, innovate, and lead employees in both union and non-union environments.
  6. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  7. Conduct research from a variety of sources.
  8. Demonstrate computer literacy.

Core Business Curriculum

Total: 16 credits

Total: 16-17 credits

Total Core Business Curriculum Program Credits: 32-33


  1. Math Recommendation: Students are advised to take MAT-127  Calculus for Bus.
  2. Humanities electives include art, college theater, foreign languages, music, speech, philosophy, and literature. Social science electives include history, political science, sociology, psychology, and economics.

(MANG.AS) Curriculum

Semester 4

Total (MANG.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 62-63


  1. Any 200 level Business Department course.

Department Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Christina Atwater Assistant Professor 2/229 413-755-4062
Rhoda Belemjian Professor 02/233 413-755-5706
Ann Gervais Professor/Co-Chair 02/232 413-755-5705
William Herd Adjunct Faculty 02/220 413-755-4066
Gail Olmsted Professor/Co-Chair 02/213A 413-755-5751
Bob Rodgers Adjunct Faculty 02/230 413-755-4130
Anthony Rondinelli Assistant Professor 02/229 413-755-4316
Diane Sabato Professor 02/229 413-755-4836
Paul Thornton Professor 02/236 413-755-5223


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