2016-2017 Catalog

Associate in Arts in Acquisition and Contract Management

The Associate in Arts in Acquisition and Contract Management program is designed to provide current and relevant knowledge of contract management principles and policies. The program prepares students for careers in contract management positions in the corporate world and government agencies.

Graduates of this program may be able to apply all credits earned toward a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Also available: a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition and Contract Management, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition.

This program is not available in Arkansas.  This program is not available at the Mississippi or New Jersey campuses and is available in an online-only format to Mississippi and New Jersey students. Florida and North Carolina students enrolled in this program must follow the requirements as set forth in the Florida and North Carolina sections of the catalogs. This program is called the "Associate of Applied Business in Acquisition and Contract Management" in Ohio.


Area I-Core Component

ACC 100Accounting I

BUS 100Introduction to Business

CIS 105Introduction to Information Systems

COM 101Effective Communication Skills

ENG 115English Composition

MAT 104Algebra with Applications

Total Credit Hours:27.0

Area II-Major Component

BUS 230Purchasing and Materials Management

BUS 315Cost and Price Analysis

BUS 319Principles of Federal Acquisition and Contract Management

BUS 330Contract Administration and Management

BUS 340Contract and Purchasing Negotiation Techniques

BUS 375Project Management

FIN 100Principles of Finance

LEG 440Procurement and Contract Law

Total Credit Hours:36.0

Area III-General Education Component

ENG 215Research and Writing

HUM 111World Cultures I


HUM 112World Cultures II

PSY 100Psychology of Adjustment


PSY 105Introduction to Psychology


PSY 115Psychology of Success

SCI 110Introduction to Physical Science


SCI 115Introduction to Biology


SCI 200Environmental Science

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

Total Credit Hours:22.5

Area IV-Elective Component

These courses are selected in consultation with the Academic Advisor.

Total Credit Hours:4.5

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 90