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 International Business Option provides students with knowledge of the global economy, international trade issues, worldwide financial and business trends and marketing challenges in a global environment.
Students who complete the International Business Option have knowledge in international trade, foreign exchange, management styles and diverse corporate cultures; the basic principles of international accounting, comparative accounting standards and systems; the International Monetary Fund, budgets in comparative economies, trade deficits and world market economies; and legal and technical aspects of business startups and continuance, import/export strategies; and possess communication skills for a multicultural environment.
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.