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!
What Can This Program Do For You
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
- Human Resources
- Information Management
- International Business
- Business Management
- Nonprofit Administration
- Personal Finance
Links to the following websites are provided for your convenience and information and do not constitute official endorsement by Cisco College.
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics ‘Occupational Outlook Handbook’ can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop is a resource for career exploration, training, skill sets, wages & jobs.
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