Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Foundations of Applied Management

 Title Abbreviation:   FOUNDATIONS OF APP MGMT

 Department:    BASAM

 Course #:    301

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    520201

 EPC:    50B

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Introduction and orientation to the student-centered applied learning model of the BASAM program and its applicability to management and leadership. Topics include personal and professional agency, business and contemporary landscapes, and the relationships between managerial effectiveness, bias, equity, and inclusion.


Prerequisite: Admission to BASAM program and BASAM Director permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply the educational principles underlying a course of study for an Applied Bachelor qualification by developing personal strategies to build the successful habits of professional agency such as metacognition, personal motivation, and stress management.
  2. Establish a personalized inventory of strategies and techniques to support efficient reading, effective listening and inter-personal interactions, curiosity, and critical thinking.
  3. Describe the fundamentals of 21st century management by contextualizing its application to the studentís target profession/ vocation and professional aspirations.
  4. Identify the presence and consequences of bias (implicit and explicit) by investigating the changing socio-economic and technological, landscape and utilizing ethnographies to explore personal attitudes towards learning, work ethic and professionalism.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Educational principles for a Bachelor of Applied Science qualification.
  2. Fundamentals of management and their application to the studentís target profession/vocation and their professional aspirations.
  3. Personalized catalogue of reading, listening, observation and research strategies and techniques to facilitate efficient assimilation and synthesis of program materials.
  4. Ethnographies in shaping attitudes towards learning, work ethic and professionalism.
  5. The presence and consequences of bias (implicit and explicit).
  6. The changing national and local socio-economic, environmental, and technological landscape.
  7. The business and personal impacts of the changing landscapre.
  8. Personal strategies to build professional agency and successful habits of metacognition, personal motivation, and stress management.