Group of four people deep in discussion

Business & Information Technology

Business Administration

A student with a general business degree will be able to understand six different facets of business: General Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Small Business, and Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

Six options are available in the Business Administration Associate in Applied Science degree.

  1. General Business Administration
  2. Human Resources
  3. Management
  4. Marketing
  5. Small Business Operations
  6. Supply Chain Management and Logistics

General Business Administration

The General Business Administration includes areas of Management, Marketing and Human Resources. A wide variety of business courses provide the student opportunities for development skills important in the work environment. Course work allows students to critically evaluate a situation and arrive at a considered opinion in context with changing needs in the business community.

The Marketing courses provide students with a study of how to facilitate exchanges between business and consumers or between one business and another. Courses frequently require student to interact with the business community in conducting research programs and company industry analysis. Students are frequently required to function within a group or team.

Discipline Professors

Jim Hester
Jim Hester
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7510
Kelly Orr
Kelly Orr
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7473
Sharon Harrison
Sharon Harrison
Professor, Supply Chain Management and Logistics Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7474

Academic Advisor

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348

Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggestion course sequence.   Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

MGMT 2103

ACCT 1123

MKTG 2213

MGMT 2703

BA 1303

CIT 1093 

MKTG 2103

ECON 2503

BA 2413

BA 2203

BA 2503

Program Elective

ECON 2103

MGMT 2203

MGMT 2113

MKTG 1503 or
MKTG 2213 

Gen Ed. 

Gen Ed.

Gen Ed.

Gen Ed. 


Management

The Management option prepares students to assume responsibilities of positions in the supervision of employees performing operational tasks and responsibilities of reporting progress to upper administrative levels. Managers need many different types of expertise, and the variety of courses in the management option provides students with the wide base from which to work in a variety of industrial and business environment.

To qualify for a management training program within a particular industry, the student with a general business degree will be able to understand the different facets of business. The industry or company provides the procedural and operational training which is added to the base to obtain a specifically trained individual with a broad base of business knowledge which allows that individual to view the business's activities from a variety of perspectives.

Become a management trainee in retailing, the hospitality industry, wholesaling or manufacturing using the skills developed in the completion of a Business Administration Associate in Applied Science degree including a General Business Administration option. Then complement this degree with industry training or another technologically specific degree to become a uniquely qualified applicant.

Discipline Professors
Kelly Orr
Kelly Orr
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7473
Craig Dawkins
Craig Dawkins
Associate Dean Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7342
Jim Hester
Jim Hester
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7510
Academic Advisor 
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348
Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggested course sequence.   Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

ECON 2103

ACCT 1123

BA 2413

MGMT 2113

BA 1303

MGMT 2313

BA 2723

MGMT 2203

MGMT 2103

MGMT 2153

BA 2503

BA 2203

MKTG 2103

CIT 1093

ECON 2503 BA 2743
Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed.

Human Resources

The goal of the Human Resources Specialization is prepare the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to gain access to career opportunities in the human resources field. In addition, this program is designed to augment the skills and knowledge of current HR professionals and other managerial personnel. the course works a student completes in the human resources option will enhance the student's ability to become a training specialist, compensation analyst, recruiter, employee relation specialist, human resource generalist, or choose from a vast area of titles in this exciting career field.

Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggestion course sequence.  Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

ACCT 1123

BA 2203

BA 2503

BA 2703

BA 1303

ECON 2103

BA 2743

BA 2793

CIT 1093

 

BA 2733

BA 2723

BA 2413

MGMT 2313

MKTG 2103

MGMT 2103

MGMT 2203

Gen Ed. Gen Ed. Gen Ed. Gen Ed.
Discipline Professors
Kelly Orr
Kelly Orr
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7473
Academic Advisor
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348


Marketing/Social Media

Marketing is an attitude, philosophy, perspective that stresses customer relationships to provide satisfaction. The American Marketing Association's definition is: "Marketing is the process of planning and executing, the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services to create exchanges that satisfy individual and organizational goals."

A field offering outstanding career opportunities, marketing plays an important role in society and is vital to business. It affects our everyday life with about half of every dollar we spend going for marketing costs such as Marketing research, product development, packaging, transportation, storage, advertising and sales expenses.

Discipline Professors
Jim Hester
Jim Hester
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7510

Academic Advisor

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348
Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggestion course sequence.   Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

ECON 2103

MKTG 2113

BA 2413

BA 2203

MKTG 2103

MKTG 2213

BA 2503

MGMT 2313

CIT  1093

ACCT 1123

MKTG 1503

MULT 2003

BA 1303

MGMT 2103

MULT 1103

 CIT 2313

Gen. Ed.   Gen. Ed.   Gen. Ed.   Gen. Ed.  



Small Business Operations

An entrepreneur is a person who starts and/or operates a business. They are risk-takers who provide an impetus for change, innovation and economic progress. 

These entrepreneurs invest their time, money, expertise and personal reputation in the venture or opportunity that they get involved with. The payoff though can include profit potential, being your own boss (independence) and enjoying a satisfying life (personal fulfillment).

In Small Business Management, whether you are an owner, manager or employee you will need to understand the importance of a Business Plan.

Discipline Professors
Robert Winslow
Robert Winslow
Professor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7463

 Academic Advisor

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348
Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggestion course sequence.   Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

ACCT 1123 ECON 2103 BA 2503 MKTG 2103
BA 2413 MGMT 2103 BA 2723 MGMT 2313
BA 1303 ACCT 2403 OR
ACCT 2413 OR
ECON 2503
BA 2603 MKTG 1503 OR
MKTG 2213
CIT 1093 BA 2203 MGMT 2203 MGMT 2703
Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed. Gen. Ed.

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Supply Chain Management is an ever changing, ever growing vocation. Companies now rely on suppliers and vendors to deliver quality products and services in a timely manner,  Companies are increasingly resorting to responsible supply chains as they are faced with aligning their economic success with socially-responsible business practices in the competitive market. As a result there is a business need for employees with a broad based knowledge of supply chain and logistics and how it fits into the 21st Century business model. With an ever changing business environment, having knowledge of project management processes for managing projects is a necessity to maintain accurate and efficient business processes, costs and other resources. With the disruption of supply chain channels, increased strategic focus is given to the knowledge of purchasing and procurement as a business process that can introduce cost management systems for a business. 

The Supply Chain Management and Logistics Associate in Applied Science degree program at Rose State College is designed to prepare students for the challenges that SCM professionals face in the 21st century. With the increased focus on the Aerospace Industry in Oklahoma, a graduate in the field of SCM will have many great employment opportunities.

Discipline Professors

Sharon Harrison
Sharon Harrison
Professor, Supply Chain Management and Logistics Business Information Technology Division
(405) 733-7474

Academic Advisor

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Academic Advisor Business Information Technology Division
(405) 736-0348

Suggested Schedule

The suggested course sequence is based on 12 hours per semester. The general education courses are not listed in the suggestion course sequence.   Students are advised to enroll in a combination of Business Administration specialty courses and general education courses. 

A typical program of students includes:

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

BA 1303

ACCT 1123

MGMT 2153

MGMT 2803

BA 2203

MGMT 2103

MKTG 2103

BA 2093 OR
BA 2193

BA 2413

MGMT 2503

BA 2503

ECON 2103

CIT 1093

MGMT 2313

MGMT 2603

MGMT 2403

Gen. Ed courses

Gen. Ed courses

Gen. Ed courses

Gen. Ed courses