A.A.S. in Business AdministrationCustomer Service
The Business Administration/Customer Service career path prepares students for careers in service-related industries, including the fundamentals of customer service and the makeup of service businesses. Students will study customer relationship management, process standards, measurement systems and the importance of human assets in a firm's internal network along with the philosophy of customer service.
The certificate includes studies in the areas of international business, marketing and management. Students are exposed to the power of the internet along with cultural and political issues within the international business community. Students also study a foreign language(s) as a foundation to understanding the social and communication issues within that environment.
The Business Administration/Marketing career path prepares students for careers in the various aspects of marketing including retailing, sales and advertising. Students will gain knowledge in the areas of pricing, promotion and distribution of goods and services as well as the concepts of merchandising.
The Business Administration/Entrepreneurship career path prepares students for owning and operating a small business. Students will gain knowledge in all aspects of small business ownership including management, risk and day-to-day operation. Students will also develop a business plan.
A.A.S. in Management
Business Information Systems
The Management/Business Information Systems career path prepares students with the skills to be competitive in the emerging technologies and advances in business information systems and processes. The program provides students with a broad overview of various computer and information technologies needed in the 21st century business environment.
The Management/Human Resources career path prepares students for careers in human resource departments of business and government. Students will study the challenges facing human resources organizations in social and economic environments. This program offers a practical understanding of wages, salaries, hiring and benefit systems.
The Management/Leadership Development career path develops leadership skills and provides students with an understanding of the basic functions of management. The program prepares students with a foundation to build personal skills, develop effective work teams, and enhance workplace and individual performance. The program includes a major emphasis in the development of group and individual competencies in effective oral communication skills.
Supply Chain Management
The Supply Chain Management career path provides students with the basic concepts of traditional supply chain techniques and the activities involved in sourcing, procurement, and manufacturing of the final products or services provided. The Supply Chain career path combines traditional costing methods with a focus on long-term sustainability of the organization, and relationships with employees, supplies, vendors, customers and the public.
Transportation and Logistics
This certificate program provides students with an academic foundation in several areas: transportation, logistics, warehousing, export/import, shipping and commercial motor carrier. Students who complete this certificate have potential for employment as a dispatcher, operations specialist, and shipping and receiving and warehouse specialist. This certificate may be applied to the Transportation and Logistics career path.
Certificates in Applied Science
This certificate offers students the opportunity to focus on entrepreneurial aspects of business. Instructional topics include evaluation, planning, communication, supervision and business database management. The certificate also gives students the foundation to successfully venture into the 21st century in a small business environment.
Business Information Systems
This certificate program provides a broad overview of software, database management and application packages. Emphasis is placed on information systems used in the business environment. Students gain general competency in using microcomputers for management and decision making.
This certificate program provides you with the necessary skills to succeed in the competitive workplace of the 21st century. Studies in leadership, supervision, business technology and decision-making augment the traditional skills required in business and industry.