The Business Administration Program is designed to give students a substantial business background that can be applied to any industry from entrepreneurial start-ups to large corporate offices. The student will receive a broad foundation in understanding business organization, and gain basic management, computer, accounting, and marketing skills. The student will also have the opportunity to choose the area of emphasis from accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing, or management. The student may choose to complete a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) degree.
The Accounting Program is designed to provide the student with skills and knowledge necessary to manage and keep track of an organization’s money and financial records. Accountants create financial reports, prepare payroll and tax returns, conduct audits, and assist in financial decisions for an organization. The Accounting Program offers one 9 credit hour occupational skills award in bookkeeping, one 18 credit hour certificate, and a 60 credit hour Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
- Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting
- Certificate - Professional Bookkeeper
- Occupational Skills Award
Business education, with emphasis on entrepreneurship, helps entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes that keep many small businesses from succeeding. This option will provide the basic knowledge needed to start a new business or manage and grow a small business successfully.
- Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration with Emphasis in Entrepreneurship
- Certificate - Entrepreneurship
The management option enables the student to move into a variety of entry-level management positions in the fields of sales, advertising, human resources, office management and other related areas.
- Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration with Emphasis in Management
- Certificate - Management
Marketing is a rapidly growing field, and an estimated 33% of all jobs in the United States involve performing some marketing activities. An emphasis in marketing will prepare the student with basic marketing skills and strategies.