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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Business: Business Administration, AAS

(This program is also offered at the Lincoln County Campus.)

The Business Administration program provides students with a solid foundation in current business practices as preparation for work in a wide variety of industries.  Students gain an overall understanding of the areas of business inclusive of management, marketing, human resource management, accounting and finance.  There is strong emphasis on professional and interpersonal communications as a means to successful business relationships. Upon completion of this program, students will

  • Communicate in a professional manner with colleagues and customers;

  • Analyze and use business data to make decisions;

  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork in a business setting;

  • Apply ethical decision making guidelines;

  • Understand how to manage business functional areas such as marketing, human resources, and accounting in achieving organizational goals;

  • Apply basic accounting and finance to make business decisions;

  • Use technology and specific software as related to business applications;

  • Apply marketing concepts as related to the overall management and success of a business enterprise;

  • Apply basic business law applications to daily business operations and personnel;

  • Apply the basic principles of human resource management and employment law to the overall management of an organization.

Required Courses

Total Credits: 65

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Program Information

  • An internship is required for this program. Students must apply for internship placements the prior semester. See internships  for more information and application deadlines. 
  • All required courses within the degree program must be taken for a letter grade. No courses may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.

  • If you are considering transfer to a four-year college, some of the courses will transfer as electives only. See your advisor.

  • If you are going to graduate in the current academic year, you must see an advisor in the Business Division prior to enrolling fall semester.

Opportunities after Graduation

  • This degree prepares graduates for employment in entry-level management and professional positions with both small and large businesses in retail, wholesale trade, manufacturing, banking, and service industries along with local and state governments.
  • Graduates may work as employment specialists, administrative assistants, team leaders, project managers, assistant managers, management trainees, or other service professionals.
  • Growth opportunities vary with industry.

Advising Information:

For more information about the program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor.

Faculty Advisor  Student Support Center Advisor                                 
Connie Hitchcock, M.B.A.                       Jori Bullemer
BSS 107 LRC 129
(406) 756-4329 (406) 756-3905
chitchcock@fvcc.edu jbullemer@fvcc.edu