Business Administration Department

Business Administration Degrees and Certificates

Please check back for information about the Business Administration for Transfer Associate of Science Degree (AS-T) approved to begin in the 2014-2015 academic year.

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degrees

  • Accounting A.A. Degree (PDF) - Designed to prepare students for entry level positions in business, industry, or government. Graduates often start as a beginning level accountant in a small business or enter a specialty field in industry. Such opportunities include working in payroll, accounts receivable/payable, and general ledger. The qualified individual often advances rapidly to a professional accounting position, particularly in the small business.
  • Business A.A. Degree (PDF) - Designed to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a variety of business settings. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in areas of business management, information technology, economics, international business, and legal and ethical issues. Graduates from the associate degree in Business program will be able to communicate effectively for informal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the values and terminology of the field. Graduates will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibility and relevance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives. Having utilized academic processes such as feedback from faculty and self-reflection, graduates will be situated for lifelong learning.
  • Business Administration A.A. Degree (PDF) - Designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the principles of business administration. Classes prepare students for studying business at most universities. This program fulfills typical lower-division requirements at four-year institutions.

Certificates of Achievement

Additional Information

Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.

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