The Department of Business is dedicated to both academic and vocational education. Therefore, the department offers associate degrees and certificate programs in business, and credit and noncredit continuing education in business.
The Department of Business is committed to providing programs parallel to the first two years of those offered in four year business schools and promotes the opportunity for individuals to achieve degrees beyond the associate degree on campus. In this pursuit, the department offers the associate of business degree.
The Department of Business offers associate of applied science degrees and certificate programs to develop vocational proficiency to qualify individuals for responsible and productive positions in business and government and to retrain individuals for current and new positions.
The Department of Business recognizes the need for a community environment in which there exists an opportunity for educational growth. Therefore, the department is dedicated to providing continuing business education to enhance skills and knowledge for members of the community.
The Department of Business recognizes a changing business environment and changing technology. Therefore, the department is committed to innovation in course design, instructional methods, and integration of appropriate equipment in the curricula.
The retail management certificate is designed for individuals with career interests in the retail management field. It is especially appropriate for those individuals employed in retailing who are seeking skills and knowledge that may prepare them for career advancement. This certificate is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains.