AAS in Business, General Business Option

The Associate of Applied Science in Business program is designed for individuals who will be seeking employment in business, management, supervision, accounting, retail, and technical and office occupations, or for professional development leading to increased job satisfaction and enhancement.  The degree can also be a major step towards completing a bachelors degree in business or other academic discipline.

 AAS in Business, Accounting Option

Accounting is a profession of development, evaluation, and communication of financial and managerial information concerning the performance of a business entity, governmental agency, or non-profit institution. The AAS in Business/Accounting option prepares graduates for entry-level positions in a variety of areas, including:

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk

AAS in Business, Banking and Finance Option

The AAS in Business Banking and Finance Option teaches basic monetary principles. The degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in banks, credit unions, insurance agencies, and other financial institutions.

AAS in Business, Management and Supervision Option

The AAS in Business, Management and Supervision Option provides a broad background in the field of business and management. The program is designed for individuals who seek to enter management and supervisory positions in the private or public sector. It is also appropriate for those already in management positions who wish to enhance their managerial skills. Students are prepared for managerial responsibilities by studying both fundamentals of business operations and human relations. Graduates should be eligible for jobs as assistant managers, management trainees, and a wide variety of other entry-level positions.

AAS in Business, Management and Supervision Option

The AAS in Business, Small Business Management Option could lead to a career as an entrepreneur, office manager, administrative services manager, or other career. The program teaches how to run a small business. Students learn all aspects of small business management, including developing a business plan, business accounting, human resource laws, business ethics, product marketing, employee and staff management, and the requisite computer skills needed to operate in today’s modern business environment.