Business Division

Program Overview

The business program of study enables students to earn an A.A.S. degree in four different options for direct entry into the job market. We also offer a pre-business A.S. degree option for students wishing to transfer to a university. In addition, we offer certificates that can be embedded in a degree or earned as a stand-alone certificate. The program introduces students to the principles of accounting, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and other relevant aspects of business.

The Customer Service Certificate prepares students to provide excellent service to customers in any industry. Proven leadership and marketing strategies are taught along with interpersonal skills, communication skills, and general business skills to promote an overall culture of service excellence. The Customer Service Certificate can be a standalone credential or used as a major step towards completing an Associate degree in business or other academic discipline. This certificate is Pell Grant eligible.

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The management 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. Courses are offered both online and in the classroom.

Employment data for this career can be found at here.

The entrepreneurship option is designed for individuals who wish to run a small business or to manage an operation within a larger organization. Courses are offered both online and in the classroom.

The Accounting Certificate prepares students for entry level jobs in accounting, billing, banking, payroll, or other accounting related jobs. The Accounting Certificate can be a standalone creditial or used as a major step towards completing an Associate degree in business or other academic discipline. This certificate is Pell Grant eligible.

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*Note: If students take ORI 105B, they do not have to take CIS 101B

Accounting is a profession of development, evaluation and communication of financial and managerial information concerning the performance of a business entity. The accounting option provides students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to obtain an entry level accounting position.

Employment data for these careers can be found at here.

The General Business Certificate is designed for individuals who will be seeking employment in a variety of business settings. Students will gain an understanding of many aspects of business, such as accounting, management, communications, and computer applications. The General Business Certificate can be a standalone credential or used as a major step towards completing an Associate degree in business or other academic discipline. This certificate is Pell Grant eligible.

*Note: If students have taken ORI 105B, they do not need to take CIS 101B

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. Courses are offered both online and in the classroom.

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Employment  data for this career can be found at here.


Beth MullinBusiness and Computer Information Technology Division, Chair
beth.mullin@cv.edu
IPAC 201
334-291-4975
Bob Dansby Business Instructor
bob.dansby@cv.edu
IPAC 208
334-291-4965