School Of Business

The School of Business offers associate and bachelor level programs through the Departments of Accounting and Business Administration. Each department offers a well-defined curriculum, which is designed to equip our graduates with the academic skills and job-specific knowledge and experience to succeed in a business career. We strongly encourage you to pursue internships at the associate level; bachelor students will complete internships, if required by their course of study. Faculty members are not only successful practitioners, but also talented professors. Learning through experience is the cornerstone of each academic program. You’ll be presented with real life problems to address using your newly developed, course-related skills.

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting (BBA) – HEGIS Code 0502
The accounting curriculum places a strong emphasis on accounting concepts, ethics and practical business knowledge. The Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Accounting (BBA) provides students with a solid business foundation through an advanced curriculum in accounting and complementary courses in finance, technology, marketing and business law. In addition, critical business skills such as strategic planning, team building, problem solving and decision making are developed. Experiencing this career-specific curriculum helps students prepare for a wide variety of accounting and financial related career tracks in business, government and nonprofit organizations.

Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) – HEGIS Code 5002
The Accounting program provides students with an accounting curriculum which places a strong focus on computer applications and problem solving in a group environment. Upon graduation, students should be prepared for a variety of career possibilities in which a thorough understanding of applications of the principles of accounting is essential. Graduates continuing their education may transfer credits to baccalaureate studies.

Certificate – HEGIS Code 5002
The Intensive Accounting/Computer Applications program prepares students for a variety of employment opportunities in the computerized accounting field in such industries as banking, insurance, small business and State and Federal government. Credits are transferable to the associate and bachelor degree program – Accounting.

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (BBA) – (On-ground) HEGIS Code 0506
The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Business Administration offers students a strong and broad business program by integrating courses in management, marketing, finance, technology, and project management. Students will learn applied business skills such as problem solving, decision making, team building and strategic planning. In addition, the BBA program includes a unique Project Management focus that provides specialized skills often desired by employers. BBA students will also focus and develop their newly acquired skills and knowledge during a required Internship. All baccalaureate students will experience a global, job specific curriculum that will prepare them for a wide variety of business career tracks – in addition to graduate school.

This concentration is specifically designed for students with an Associate Degree in Digital Media.
The School of Business offers the Bachelor’s in Business Administration and the School of Digital Media offers an Associate Degree with course offerings in game design, web design & development, graphic design, and digital video & animation. The curriculum is well-defined and designed to equip graduates with job-specific knowledge and to prepare students to become employable as creative and adaptable media specialists, a winning combination in the current social media climate.

Each department attracts faculty who are not only successful practitioners but also talented professors. Learning through experience is the cornerstone of each academic program. Student learning is also shaped by the inclusion of local professionals in each program as guest lecturers, panelists, internship supervisors or mentors.

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program (BBA) - HEGIS Code 0506
The BBA in Business Administration – Management is a fully online program that offers students a strong and broad business program by integrating courses in management, marketing, finance, technology, and project management. Students will learn applied business skills such as problem solving, decision making, team building and strategic planning. In addition, this BBA program includes a unique Project Management focus that provides specialized skills often desired by employers. Business Administration – Management students will also focus and develop their newly acquired skills and knowledge through a senior-level capstone course. All baccalaureate students will experience a global, job specific curriculum that will prepare them for a wide variety of business career tracks – in addition to graduate school

Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS) – (On-ground) HEGIS Code 5004
The Business Administration – Management/Marketing Associate Degree program helps to develop the skills needed for success in business. Real world knowledge and experience is shared in all courses. Students are challenged in basic disciplines such as Management, Marketing, Selling and Finance leading up to a course in Business Applications requiring development of a business plan. Elective tracks in Fashion/Retail Merchandising, Hotel/Resort Management, Entertainment/Music and Sports Management offer students an opportunity to explore various areas of interest. Credits can be transferred to the bachelor’s program.

Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) - HEGIS Code 5004
The fully online AAS in Business Management/Marketing program is designed to provide students with the skills needed for success in business. Real world knowledge and experience is shared in all courses. Students are challenged in basic disciplines such as Management, Marketing, Selling and Finance leading up to a course in Business Applications requiring development of a business plan. Course offerings in Fashion/Retail Merchandising, Hotel/Resort Management, Entertainment/Music and Sports Management offer students an opportunity to explore various areas of interest. Credits earned can be transferred into the bachelor program.