An Associate's Degree with an emphasis in Business will prepare students for success in basic and administrative roles at private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Students who pursue this degree can also continue their studies at a four-year university. Business courses provide a foundation for a career in numerous fields including finance, international business, management information systems, and many more! 

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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Arts Degree Four Semesters
Associate of Science Degree Four Semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Courses

    BUSI 1301 - Business Principles
    This course provides a survey of economic systems, forms of business ownership, and considerations for running a business. Students will learn various aspects of business, management, and leadership functions; organizational
    considerations; and decision-making processes. Financial topics are introduced, including accounting, money and banking, and securities markets. Also included are discussions of business challenges in the legal and regulatory environment, business ethics, social responsibility, and international business. Emphasized is the dynamic role of business in everyday life.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    BUSI 1307 - Personal Finance
    Personal and family accounts, budgets and budgetary control, bank accounts, charge accounts, borrowing, investing, insurance, standards of living, renting or home ownership, and wills and trust plans.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    See the Cisco College Catalog for additional course listings.

  • Potential Career Paths

    Many job options are available to people with Business Administration knowledge and skills, depending on the educational level and experience, including:

    • Supervisory Directors
    • Small Business Ownership
    • Production Control
    • Restaurant And Food Service Management
    • Retail Sales Positions
    • Meeting Event And Convention Planning
    • Convention Management
    • Shipping And Transportation Management
    • Business Law
    • Business Operations
    • Government
    • Human Resources
    • Information Management
    • International Business
    • Business Management
    • Marketing
    • Nonprofit Administration
    • Personal Finance
  • Salary Information

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Meet the Faculty

Odom Olin

Adjunct Instructor - Economics/Business
Cisco Campus

Curriculum Vitae

Jared Reynolds

Professor of Business
Abilene Campus

Curriculum Vitae