The business world today is facing rapid changes, creating an increased demand for well-trained professionals to fill positions in many areas of the public, private and non-profit sectors. This degree builds a strong foundation in general business topics and gives students the ability to choose to concentrate electives in different business areas including accounting, finance and credit, and sales. Each business elective focuses on developing students' practical knowledge and provides opportunities to apply these skills in a variety of settings.
The Business Management degree at SCTCC is a flexible degree designed for students who want to continue their education and/or enter the workforce. The curriculum addresses contemporary business issues through courses in economics, communications, accounting, technology, marketing and management. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in decision-making, interpersonal communication skills, critical thinking, project management and problem solving. Students successfully completing the Business Management degree may choose to further advance their education by continuing to Bachelors Degree programs through articulation agreements with other colleges.
Students completing the Business Management degree have the opportunity to participate in Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX). These student organizations further develop the project management, presentation, creativity, and leadership skills employers’ demand.
Students entering the work environment are employed by a variety of public and private organizations in sales, customer service, management, banking, collection, financial services, retail, wholesale, and service organizations, and private or public accounting.