Through this program you can earn an Associate in Science Degree or Certificate of Proficiency which are designed for direct employment, and an Associate in Arts Degree designed for transfer to a four-year college or university.
Students who complete the program gain skills such as general understanding of management, finance, accounting, operations, sales and marketing, the legal environment, and effective communication, in a diverse, global economic environment.
Associate degree careers include many positions with retailers, manufacturers, service companies, financial institutions, technology companies, and government agencies. Students will also be prepared to run their own business.
What You Can Learn in the Business Program:
Issues impacting international business
Understand leadership skills and best management practices
Develop an understanding of the legal environment impacting business
Ability to form a business plan and learn various aspects of starting an operating a new small business
Apply the marketing mix to business operations
Apply management techniques to current business issues and challenges
Develop an understanding of ecommerce and online business
Contract law and its impact on business
Create simple relational database systems
Learn and apply best business communication practices using Microsoft Office platform
Develop spreadsheets and financial analysis tools
Use a computer operating system and business application software