This associate degree program provides students with a basic knowledge of business administration. Business administration students choose an area of focus – accounting, banking and finance, management or marketing.
Depending on the student’s focus, instruction includes management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing and business decision-making.
A.A.S. graduates are prepared to enter the workforce.
Business administration graduates with an A.A.S. degree may enter fields including accounting, general business, banking and finance, management or marketing.
Because of the multitude of careers in this field, the outlook is varied. Positions that have a bright outlook include accounting clerk, business service specialist, construction manager, estimator, financial worker, management consultant, market research analyst, medical records administrator and purchasing agent. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high-growth industries.
For most jobs, the outlook for growth is strong.
SCC graduates with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in business administration are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: accounting clerk, benefits manager, budget analyst, camp director, casino manager, catering administrator, compensation specialist, contract administrator, credit analyst, customer service supervisor, employment and placement specialist, employment interviewer, estimator, farm management advisor, finance manager, financial services sales agent, fish hatchery manager, golf course manager, insurance adjuster, insurance claim examiner,
livestock purchasing manager, marina boat charter administrator, medical records administrator, non-retail sales supervisor, office supervisor, property manager, purchasing agent, restaurant manager, social service volunteer, title examiner, traffic administrator and transportation supervisor.
In the state of Missouri, employees working in business earn a mean average of $32,900-63,090 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.
|Degree Name:||Business Administration A.A.S.|
|Degree or Program:||Business Administration|
|Degree Type:||Associate of Applied Science Degree|
*Has a prerequisite of MAT 098 Beginning Algebra or assessment placement of Intermediate Algebra.
** ACT 110 also has a prerequisite of ACT 101, high school accounting or departmental approval.
***The Academic Skills Assessment is required before enrolling in math or English courses. If a student places into lower-level courses than are required for his/her degree, then the student needs to first enroll in such courses before enrolling in the required courses.
#Specific courses required for humanities, natural sciences and social science can be found in the College Catalog under Associate of Applied Science degree graduation requirements.
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