Business Administration—Management & Marketing | South Hills School of Business & Technology

Business Administration—Management & Marketing

Two-Year Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) Degree Program
Available at the State College and Altoona Campuses

The Business Administration—Management & Marketing program at South Hills will provide you with the tools and ability to become an indispensable asset to a company, as well as the leadership and entrepreneurial skills to start your own business. As a student of the BAMM program, you will learn marketing and communication skills, how to create effective advertising and social media campaigns, develop web sites, study selling and purchasing principles, and receive hands-on training in the latest software platforms.

Our BAMM graduates excel in career choices including Sales Manager, Purchasing Agent, Social Media Marketing Executive, Real Estate Agent, Sales & Marketing Specialist, Store or Property Manager, and Business Owner/Entrepreneur.


Successful students in this program enjoy collaboration, have good communication skills, are business-minded, success-oriented, and enjoy competition.

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Complete Course List

Business Administration—Management & Marketing Course List

Business Administration–Management & Marketing Course List for 2019-20

This program information appears in the 2019-20 school catalog. Click here for all course descriptions.

TermCourse #Course NameCreditsClock Hours
First TermAC125Accounting I4.560
GE117Applied Algebra4.060
GE183Business English I4.060
MG116Introduction to Business4.560
PD110Professional Development2.024
Second TermAC223Accounting II4.560
GE184Business English II4.060
GE118Business Mathematics4.060
MG117Management I4.060
CP287Microsoft Excel4.560
Third TermGE210Business English III3.560
CP285Computer Presentations3.036
MG118Management II4.060
CP284Microsoft Word4.560
MK110Social Media for Business2.036
Fourth TermMK206Advertising & Public Relations3.560
LE100Business Law336
WP210Desktop Publishing I4.560
CD207Job Search Skills2.024
MG218Small Business Management4.048
MG219Supply Chain Management2.536
Fourth Term Optional Elective Choices* MG120Introduction to Hospitality3.560
* MK111Retailing3.560
Fifth TermCP124Fundamentals of Web Site Design4.560
GE133Introduction to Business Statistics3.548
AC219Managerial Accounting with QuickBooks4.560
* Elective2.536
MK208Market Research & Statistics3.560
Fifth Term Elective Choices* MG214Human Resource Management2.536
* GA124Introduction to Computer Graphics (Photoshop)460
Sixth TermGE232Business Economics3.036
MG220Business Plan4.080
GE178Human Relations in the Workplace2.536
IT235Microsoft Access3.548
GE262Oral Presentation Skills2.536
Seventh TermMG222BAMM Internship11330
MG221Basic Personal Finance2.021
CD106Career Preparation0.510
132.0 Credits2,069 Clock Hours

Careers in Business Administration—Management & Marketing

With two years of hands-on training and strong skillsets, our BAMM graduates are prepared for a variety of career options, including:

Each student completes a summer-long internship before graduation, providing real world experience. We have placed interns at locations including:

South Hills Business Administration: Management & Marketing graduates are well-trained and in demand for their knowledge and work ethics. Some of the many locations employing our graduates include:

Meet the Faculty


Program Advisory Committees

State College Main Campus
Member NameJob TitleCompany
Marshall Barto Marketing Specialist All Traffic Solutions
Erik Brown CFO Centre Daily Times
Tom Bruce Club Manager Wisecrackers Comedy Club
Katey Crean Digital Media Manager Hello Social Co.
Jessica Dolan Owner Room to Breathe Organizing Service
George McMurtry President America’s Carpet Outlet
Ron Pritchard Past President OIT
Jackie Sheader Marketing Manager Centre Area Transportation Authority
Kerry Small President, CEO Surge Business Development
Claudia Snyder Marketing Communications Support Specialist Penn State Smeal Business College Executive Program
Diana Stapleford General Manager Magnum Broadcasting
Jade Stasko Marketing Director Breon’s Inc.
Altoona Campus
Member NameJob TitleCompany
Lynette DellingerDirector of Human ResourcesSmith Transport
Amy HiteRealtorPerry Wellington Realty
Robin HockeyGeneral ManagerEat-n-Park
Jennifer FleckMarketing DirectorExplore Altoona
Ray KlineDirector of Marketing and Public RelationsThe Hancock Group, Inc.
Jennifer KniselyExecutive DirectorAltoona Public Library
Nick MurtaughField Event Marketing CoordinatorSheetz Corporation
Karla MoschellaVice President of Sales & MarkertingValue Drug Company
Benjamin SmithManagement Team MemberContract Hardware and Supply
Linda StotlerVice President of Communication and MarketingBlair County Chamber of Commerce
Larry SprankleGeneral ManagerShoe Fly
Melanie Shildt Executive Director United Way of Blair County
Joseph Harteis Business Development Specialist Blair County Convention Center
Michael DePiro President DePiro Designs LLC.
David Derr Recruiting Manager Smith Transport

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