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* ACT 101 or high school accounting is strongly recommended.
** 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.
What Is Business Administration A.A.S.?
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 in 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.
In the state of Missouri, employees working in business earn a mean average of $32,300-69,390 per year, depending on emphasis, education, experience and employer. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employees working in business earn a mean average of up to $69,390 per year, depending on emphasis, education, experience and employer.
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 and more.