The Business Management program prepares students for entry-level management positions in business, industry, government and social service agencies. Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation or may pursue advanced coursework. This program provides students a broad business education, culminating in an integrative business simulation course. Students have the opportunity to gain practical experience through co-ops or internships.
The Financial Services Option in Business Management provides students with knowledge of the banking industry, brokerage and mortgage firms and other financial organizations.
Students who complete the Financial Services Option will have the knowledge for entry-level positions as credit administrators, credit analysts, operational officers, assistant branch managers, and customer service representatives. Customer service representatives and loan officers will be in great demand, and advancement opportunities will accelerate for those who continue their education and demonstrate knowledge, interpersonal skills, and professional commitment.
Graduates will be able to:
•demonstrate a basic knowledge of all functional business areas
•critically analyze and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions
•recognize and evaluate ethical issues and situations
•determine the effects of behavioral factors on business outcomes
•demonstrate effective business communication
•apply business management concepts in a practical setting
This degree is offered through the Business and Public Service Department.
Students planning on transferring to a four-year institution should enroll in the Business Administration, Associate of Science program.