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Associate of Applied Science
Business

Build a solid career in the growing field of business!

The business world is fast-paced and constantly evolving, but most of all it’s growing. Statistics show that business and financial operation occupations are projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, faster than average for all occupations.1 The best part is, you can grow your career right along with it!

Our Business degree program trains you in the core essentials of accounting, finance, and marketing, as well as entrepreneurship, leadership, and business communication. With your business degree, hard work and determination, this field could pay you back with big rewards!

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Career Choices With your degree in Business, you could seek employment in a range of occupations, such as:

  • Clerical Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial clerk
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Supervisory Professional
New Skills & Knowledge Our Business degree program teaches you the essential knowledge and skills employers need, such as:

  • Business law
  • Marketing
  • Business practices
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivation
  • Management
  • Communication
  • Professional development
  • Finance
Business Certifications Prep When you complete your Business program, you can take one or more of the following certification exams:2

  • Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Bookkeeper Certification (NBA)
  • Payroll (NBA)
  • Accounting (NBA)
  • QuickBooks™ (NBA)

Business Courses

The courses below are just a sample of the courses you may take during your Business program.

Note: Courses are subject to change and vary by campus.

ACC113 Introduction to Accounting & Workplace Relationships

This course will introduce the concepts of debit and credit and the principles of double-entry accounting. Students will analyze common business transactions, properly record them, and utilize this data to create basic financial statements. Students will explore the concepts of empowerment and accountability in the workplace and are introduced to various careers in the field.

CSS295 Professional Development

In this course, students apply the techniques and strategies learned within the Psychology of Motivation for more in-depth exploration of relevant employment resources, for the development of documents to submit in job application processes (e.g., resumes, cover letters, reference letters, follow up correspondence, resignation letters, and other written communications), enhancing individual verbal communication and interview skills. Students will also learn how to prioritize job search activities, and to appropriately manage and organize relevant documents and records. Upon completion of this course, students will have completed a portfolio of resources and documents to support their current and future job searches and be more informed about the strategies and processes that can more effectively support such efforts.

HRM211 Introduction to Human Resources Management

This course introduces the human resources management functions in organizations. Emphasis is placed on staffing; training and development; employee relations; employee retention; workplace health, safety and security; compensation and benefits; and job analysis.

MAN113 Management Principles & Professional Success

An introduction to the basic principles of management. Students are introduced to the importance of effective management within organizations. The course will cover professional success fundamentals.

Campuses That Offer the Business Program

Our College’s Accreditation

CollegeAmerica is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. What does this mean for you? Simply put, you can rest easy knowing that CollegeAmerica has achieved the exacting standards of academics that you’d expect from a quality higher education institution.

Financial Aid & Scholarships for the Business Program

At most traditional colleges and universities, not only do you have to pay for tuition, but you have to pay for lots of “extras.” This includes expenses like textbooks, learning materials, tutoring, and other fees. At CollegeAmerica, however, we include everything you need to earn your Business degree. We’ll even provide you with a laptop that you can use in college and keep after you graduate!
In addition, we work hard to make your degree as affordable as possible. Our friendly financial planners will help you find all the scholarships,2 grants, and federal financial aid that you may qualify for.Our scholarships are offered through our Good Neighbor Initiative to help make your Business degree more affordable. Our scholarship awards aren’t based exclusively on grades, but they are limited in number, so apply today!

 

“I didn’t want to spend four years on an education. … I wanted something that would meet my needs faster.” Krista Crawford School of Business Graduate Phoenix Campus

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  1. Certifications are not awarded by the college and will typically require extra study and cost during school and/or after graduation.
  2. Grant and scholarship awards are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number. For details, visit www.scholarshipca.com.

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