Business - Multiple Tracks

Associate of Applied Science

The primary goal for this degree is employability. Theoretical and conceptual courses combined with hands-on learning are designed to provide students with an academic background that serves as basic preparation for entry to mid-level management positions in a broad range of industries.

Application of course work is accomplished through internship experiences and facilitates the college-to-career transition. Working with an academic advisor, students are able to select courses that will provide them with career opportunities in any of the following areas:

  • Bookkeeping
  • E-Commerce
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Travel and Tourism

Students who pursue a degree in this program have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a wide variety of areas necessary for management success—accounting, finance, information systems, law, and marketing. In addition, students can elect an area of specialization according to their career objectives. A final internship experience and capstone project allow the student to synthesize their program of study to aid entry into the world of business.

Many graduates who finish the program decide later to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting. This typically requires a student to complete additional coursework before transferring.

Sample Careers:

  • Small Business Entrepreneur
  • Executive Assistant
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Bank Loan Officer
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper
  • Securities Broker

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Bart Haskell
Instructor of Business