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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT


The Business Management program, with concentrations in Audio Recording Technology and Music Business, is designed for students planning to pursue careers as business/marketing executives in record and music production, radio, television, theatre, and communications. The program is intended for students who are interested in developing their business and technical experience.


Program Objective


The Business Management program at Five Towns College is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in business that includes the ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others, analyze and solve problems effectively, and prepare students for personal and social responsibilities in the business community or so that they can continue their studies following graduation.


The Business Division offers three Business Management degrees including the four-year Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree in Business Management with concentrations in Audio Recording Technology and Music Business.


The B.P.S. degree requires the completion of 122 credits and includes Business, Liberal Arts, specific Concentrations, and elective courses.


The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Business Administration and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Business Management with concentrations in Audio Recording Technology, and Music Business are two year programs requiring successful completion of 62 credits.


Students in the Associate Science program and those graduating with an A.S. degree usually plan to continue their studies toward a four-year baccalaureate degree or assume managerial and administrative roles in the marketplace.

 

 

A.A.S. Business Management

The A.A.S. degree program in Business Management with the concentrations in Audio Recording Technology and Music Business is intended for those students who wish to enter the business world directly after completion of their studies at the College.

Students who pursue the Business Management program can seek job situations as advertising assistants, assistant buyers, assistant credit managers, and other entry-level positions in retail chain organizations, wholesale firms, and other business enterprises such as broadcasting and data processing.

Consumer Information

Assumptions Underlying the Data Presented in This Table:

  1. The Student is a first-time entering college student

  2. The student is enrolled full-time at the college.

  3. The student is continually enrolled at the college.

  4. The student is not employed full-time or substantially part-time.

  5. The student passes all required courses.

  6. The student registers for all courses in the recommended sequence.

  7. The student satisfies all graduation criteria in a timely manner.

  8. The student has no circumstances that adversely affect her/his academic progress.

  9. One or more courses completed during a summer session are counted as a semester

  10. Expected Room and Board charges assume a stay of no more than 2 years recommended for the Residence Halls.

  11. Expected Tuition and Fee charges are based on completion of the degree program in the catalog’s posted number of semesters.

  12. Expected Book and Supply charges are based upon retail prices and do not include possible shipping and handling charges.

  13. Placement Rates are based upon the 2011 graduates in the year of their graduation.  Placement rates by degree program are undergoing further analysis.

 

Degree Program: A.A.S Business Management
CIP Code: 50.0901
HEGIS Code: 5004

 

 

Type of Consumer Information

The College Data

1

Graduates for the Following Years:

***

2

Total Number of Graduates:

***

3

Number of Credits Required To Complete Program:

61

4

Expected Number of Semesters To Complete Program:

4

5

Expected Number of Years To Complete Program:

2

6

Median Actual Number of Semesters to Complete Program:

***

7

Median Actual Number of Years to Complete Program:

***

8

Percentage of On-Time Completers:

***

9

Expected Tuition and Fee Charges:

$39,000

10

Median Actual Tuition and Fee Charges:

***

11

Expected Book and Supply Charges:

$2,160

12

Typical Book and Supply Costs:

$2,524

13

Expected Room and Board Charges:

$25,000

14

Median Actual Room and Board Charges:

***

15

Median Actual Federal Loan Debt of Graduates:

***

16

Median Actual Private Loan Debt of Graduates:

***

17

Job Placement of Graduates

***

18

SOC Codes Possibly Appropriate for Graduates:

 

 

11-1010 Chief Executives

 

 

11-1010 Chief Executives

 

 

11-1020 General and Operations Managers

 

 

11-1021 General and Operations Managers

 

 

11-2010 Advertising and Promotions Managers

 

 

11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers

 

 

11-2021 Marketing Managers

 

 

11-2022 Sales Managers

 

 

11-3011 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-2030 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

 

 

11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

 

 

11-3010 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-3011 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-3060 Purchasing Managers

 

 

11-3061 Purchasing Managers

 

 

11-3120 Human Resources Managers

 

 

11-3121 Human Resources Managers

 

 

11-3131 Training and Development Managers

 

 

13-1010 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

 

 

13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

 

 

13-1110 Management Analysts

 

 

13-1111 Management Analysts

 

 

13-1120 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

 

 

13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

 

 

27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers

 

 

27-4010 Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators

 

 

27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

 

 

27-4012 Broadcast Technicians

 

 

27-4013 Radio Operators

 

 

27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians

 

 

27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

 

 

41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

 

 

41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

 

 

41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

 

 

43-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

 

 

43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

 

 

43-4050 Customer Service Representatives

 

 

43-4051 Customer Service Representatives

 

 

43-4160 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

 

 

43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

 

 

43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

 

 

43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

 

 

43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

 

 

51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

 

 

 

*”Expected” refers to the posted catalog or website charges for a student following the expected sequence of courses and expected number of semesters to complete the degree program.
** The "Median" is the midpoint when the data are ranked from the lowest number of years or dollar to the highest number of years or dollars.
*** This program does not meet the minimum number of recent graduates required by the U.S. Department of Education for reporting actual data.

 

 

B.P.S Business Management

The Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree program in Business Management with concentrations in Audio Recording Technology and Music Business is designed for students planning to pursue careers as business management/marketing executives with firms in the areas of record and music production, broadcasting, concert promotion, radio, television, theatre, and communications. The program is intended for students who are interested in developing their business and technical expertise.

The program in Business Management includes a core curriculum of Liberal Arts/General Education and general business courses which provides the foundation for specialized courses in the student's major area of concentration

Consumer Information

Assumptions Underlying the Data Presented in This Table:

  1. The Student is a first-time entering college student

  2. The student is enrolled full-time at the college.

  3. The student is continually enrolled at the college.

  4. The student is not employed full-time or substantially part-time.

  5. The student passes all required courses.

  6. The student registers for all courses in the recommended sequence.

  7. The student satisfies all graduation criteria in a timely manner.

  8. The student has no circumstances that adversely affect her/his academic progress.

  9. One or more courses completed during a summer session are counted as a semester

  10. Expected Room and Board charges assume a stay of no more than 2 years recommended for the Residence Halls.

  11. Expected Tuition and Fee charges are based on completion of the degree program in the catalog’s posted number of semesters.

  12. Expected Book and Supply charges are based upon retail prices and do not include possible shipping and handling charges.

  13. Placement Rates are based upon the 2011 graduates in the year of their graduation.  Placement rates by degree program are undergoing further analysis.

Degree Program: B.P.S Business Management
CIP Code: 52.0201
HEGIS Code: 0599

 

Type of Consumer Information

The College Data

1

Graduates for the Following Years:

2012

2

Total Number of Graduates:

80

3

Number of Credits Required To Complete Program:

121

4

Expected Number of Semesters To Complete Program:

8

5

Expected Number of Years To Complete Program:

4

6

Median Actual Number of Semesters to Complete Program:

9

7

Median Actual Number of Years to Complete Program:

4.5

8

Percentage of On-Time Completers:

36%

9

Expected Tuition and Fee Charges:

$75,200

10

Median Actual Tuition and Fee Charges:

$75,580

11

Expected Book and Supply Charges:

$5,300

12

Typical Book and Supply Costs:

$5,477

13

Expected Room and Board Charges:

$25,000

14

Median Actual Room and Board Charges:

0

15

Median Actual Federal Loan Debt of Graduates:

$19,500

16

Median Actual Private Loan Debt of Graduates:

0

17

Job Placement of Graduates

74%

18

SOC Codes Possibly Appropriate for Graduates:

 

 

11-1010 Chief Executives

 

 

11-1010 Chief Executives

 

 

11-1020 General and Operations Managers

 

 

11-1021 General and Operations Managers

 

 

11-2010 Advertising and Promotions Managers

 

 

11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers

 

 

11-2021 Marketing Managers

 

 

11-2022 Sales Managers

 

 

11-3011 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-2030 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

 

 

11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

 

 

11-3010 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-3011 Administrative Services Managers

 

 

11-3060 Purchasing Managers

 

 

11-3061 Purchasing Managers

 

 

11-3120 Human Resources Managers

 

 

11-3121 Human Resources Managers

 

 

11-3131 Training and Development Managers

 

 

13-1010 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

 

 

13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

 

 

13-1110 Management Analysts

 

 

13-1111 Management Analysts

 

 

13-1120 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

 

 

13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

 

 

27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers

 

 

27-4010 Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators

 

 

27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

 

 

27-4012 Broadcast Technicians

 

 

27-4013 Radio Operators

 

 

27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians

 

 

27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

 

 

41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

 

 

41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

 

 

41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

 

 

43-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

 

 

43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

 

 

43-4050 Customer Service Representatives

 

 

43-4051 Customer Service Representatives

 

 

43-4160 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

 

 

43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

 

 

43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

 

 

43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

 

 

43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

 

 

51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

 

 

*”Expected” refers to the posted catalog or website charges for a student following the expected sequence of courses and expected number of semesters to complete the degree program.
** The "Median" is the midpoint when the data are ranked from the lowest number of years or dollar to the highest number of years or dollars.