Fully flexible, all online courses allow you to keep your day job.
BAS Applied Management is a unique degree; the only one in Eastern Washington is at SFCC.
Get promoted by improving your theoretical knowledge and management skills.
Applied Management – Bachelor of Applied Science
Do you have an associate degree (AAS or AA) but you're looking for a way to break into or advance your career with a Management degree? If so, an Online BAS in
Applied Management from Spokane Falls Community College may be exactly what you’re looking for. In this program, you’ll build Applied Business Management skills
and gain theoretical knowledge that directly applies to real-world problems companies are facing today. Graduates will be equipped for careers in Management in
industries such as Manufacturing, Health Care and more.
A completed Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Science (A.S.) or AA (D.T.A.) program in from an accredited institution. (In
some cases, work experience may earn you credits using Prior Learning Assessment points.)
- Minimum college-level GPA of 2.5
- Minimum grade of 2.0 in all required core technical courses
- Admission into Spokane Falls Community College
- Some General Education prerequisites may be required if not completed in your A.A.S. or A.S. degree.
This is an online program with courses administered by faculty at SFCC. Courses and schedules are flexible to fit the needs of working professionals.
The following classes show just some of the main courses that make up the Applied Management Degree.
BMGT 341 - Applied Principles of Management
Formerly MMGT 341. This course is the study of the theory and practice of management. Emphasis is placed on functions and strategy, structure, managerial planning, and decision making as well as the processes of organizing, leading, and controlling. Current organizational issues and trends will be integrated. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only.
BMGT 342 - Project Management
Formerly MMGT 342. This course is the study of the common framework and practices for applying project management practices in business. Topics include processes, interactions and common practices in the field of project management. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge area defined by the Project management Institute body of knowledge. This course will provide practical exercises and case studies. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only.
BMGT 350 - Marketing for Managers
Formerly MMGT 350. Focus on the art and science of attracting, retaining and growing customers by creating superior customer value to the chosen target market. Build skills through case studies and through practice of marketing techniques. Current global issues and trends will be integrated. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only.
BMGT 435 - Operations Management
Formerly MMGT 435. The Operations Management (OM) course provides an introduction of the multidisciplinary nature of operations management and the associated modern concepts. It outlines an historical perspective, working definition and a common language used. The Operations Management course studies daily management activities of an organization. It prepares students with techniques and objectives to help service-oriented and/or manufacturing-oriented organizations achieve their objectives. Operations Management deals with logistics, techniques and methods needed to achieve management objectives relative to quality, quantity, schedules and costs. This course provides practical exercises and case studies. Prerequisite: Applied BAS degree students only.
Career Opportunities for BAS AM Graduates
- General and Operations Managers
- Marketing Managers
- Sales Managers
- Industrial Production Managers
- Market Research Analysts
Get Credit for Your Experience with Prior Learning Assessment
Accelerate your time to degree completion with Prior Learning. Community Colleges of Spokane
values the college-level knowledge students may have acquired outside the traditional college classroom. You may have acquired this knowledge through your
past work, independent reading and study, training programs or in-service courses, volunteer service, cultural or artistic pursuits, hobbies and recreational
pastimes, community or religious activities, organizational memberships, adult education, non-credit courses, study abroad, military training not evaluated
for credit by ACE, or other experiences.
Meet the Instructors
Management Department Chair
Brent earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Washington State University and his master's degree from The University of Montana. He
also earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University. Brent has corporate and small business work experience. He has previous teaching
experience at North Idaho College and has been a faculty member at Spokane Falls Community College since 2008. Brent is an instructor in the Business Management
Department. He also serves as a student faculty advisor.
Stephanie completed her bachelor's and master's degrees in Business Administration from Gonzaga University. She also earned her Master's in Teaching from Whitworth
University. Stephanie has corporate and small business work experience. She has taught for the School of Business at Gonzaga University and has been a faculty member
of the BT Department since 2010. Stephanie is a lead instructor for Computer Applications, FlexTech (Competency Based Education), I-BEST, and BT online courses.
Stephanie also serves as a student faculty advisor.
Are you interested in applying for the Bachelors of Applied Science in Applied Management program? That's great! Here are the basic steps for applying:
Do you meet the admission requirements?
Make sure you qualify for the program before starting the application process. Check the GPA requirements and prerequisites listed above under program details. Still not
sure if your A.A.S. or A.A. qualifies? Give us a call (509-533-3522) or send us an email and we will make sure you're all set.
Have you submitted your SFCC general application?
The application to the BAS Applied Management is in addition to the general SFCC application. Apply to
Submit the BAS Applied Management application.
Contact us via email or phone (509-533-3522)
to request the BAS application.
Degree Types: Bachelors
Length: 2 Years (With completed AA or AAS)
Total Credits: 90 (+90 credits from AA or AAS totaling 180)
Classes Start: Fall, Winter and Spring Quarter
Location: SFCC campus, evening and hybrid courses
Financial Aid Eligible: Yes
Information about compensation and demand may be found at O*Net Online and Career