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You're ready to lead, now get the skills and education that will make you prepared to stand out in the business administration industry. The program builds better business leaders with a strong foundation in communication, economics, accounting and information processing. 

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Business is a broad department encompassing administration, management, marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, supervision, banking, small business, merchandising, international trade, accounting, and information systems.

Study in this area explores the theories, history, principles, skills, practices, laws, ethics, technologies, techniques, policies, procedures, and processes governing the increasingly global business environment.

Career Options

Below is a sample of the career options available for the business or business-related major. Most require an associate degree, some require a bachelor’s degree, and a few require a graduate-level degree: administrator, manager, salesperson, banker, financial planner, high school or college instructor, lawyer, small business owner/operator, supervisor, economist, city manager, consumer analyst, purchasing agent, personnel officer, product developer, research auditor, controller, financier and insurance agent. Many entry-level employment opportunities are available in retail or wholesale sales, business offices, banks, savings and loans, hospitals, schools, colleges, and government.

Degrees/Certificates Available

Degree/Certificate Options Major Code
Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)  
Business Administration (SB1440) 01105
Associate in Arts Degree: Transfer Preparation  
Business Administration 01100
International Business Emphasis 01101
Finance 01120
Management 01150
Marketing 01160
Real Estate 01170
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