Associate of Applied Science in Small Group Management
Description and Outcomes
If you are currently an active-duty servicemember in the U.S. Army, the Associate of Applied Science in Small Group Management could help further your educational and career goals. The curriculum focuses on the ability to effectively communicate with and manage others in a small group setting. This program builds in your prior military training to help you achieve an associate’s degree.
The program provides a focus on small group management skills including: communication skills within small groups, managing conflict, risk management, ethical decision-making and problem solving, employee development, team synergy, and effective goal setting. The program includes a capstone experience designed to prepare you to effectively manage small groups within the military and could help you meet educational requirements for advancement in the military.
The Associate of Applied Science in Small Group Management consists of a minimum of 90 quarter credit hours. You must complete a specific number of credit hours at Kaplan University. Refer to the Progression Requirements section for details. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded an associate of applied science degree.
- Use communication skills effectively to achieve small group goals.
- Apply conflict resolution strategies to conflicts within small groups to achieve group cohesion and collaboration.
- Apply risk management, ethical decision-making, and problem solving management skills to achieve small group goals.
- Apply employee development, team synergy-building, and goal-setting skills to achieve small group management goals and create teams.
- Use small group management strategies to achieve group and organizational goals.
General Education Literacies and Professional Competencies
In addition to the discipline-specific outcomes, general education literacies and professional competencies are integrated throughout your academic program. You can review the general education literacies and professional competencies associated with your academic program in the undergraduate School of General Education section of this Catalog.
You must meet the below admissions requirements in addition to Kaplan University's general requirements.
Enrollment in the Associate of Applied Science in Small Group Management is limited to active-duty servicemembers in the U.S. Army.
Prior to attempting your capstone course, you must have a military transcript on file that shows successful completion of the Army Basic Leader Course.
Please refer to the general requirements.
|CM107||College Composition I||5|
|CM220||College Composition II||5|
|Mathematics (select one of the following):||5|
|Survey of Mathematics|
|Total Core Requirements||20|
|AB140||Introduction to Management||5|
|CS125||Academic Strategies for the Military Professional||2|
|100/200 Level||Business/Management Elective||5|
|100/200 Level||Small Group Management Electives||18|
|AB297||Associate's Capstone in Small Group Management||5|
|Total Major Requirements||35|
|Open Elective Requirements|
|Total Open Elective Requirements||35|