Business Administration

Program Description

Craven Community College’s Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions and processes and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Coursework in the 67 SHC program includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. The application of the core concepts is further developed through the study of computer applications, communication, and team building. Students have an opportunity to strengthen interpersonal and conceptual skills such as motivation, performance appraisal, decision making and problem solving. Students may complete the program online, as well as in traditional face-to-face formats.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. The Business Administration curriculum prepares graduates to begin their careers as management trainees and first line supervisors as well as for higher level management positions in either profit or non-profit organizations.

Admission Criteria

Admission to this program requires that students be high school graduates or have a recognized equivalency. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Business Administration
programs will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the American free enterprise system
  • Recognize and employ strategic management for a business operation
  • Utilize marketing and/or financial management principles to support an organization
  • (For A25120A) Work within a team to develop a plan to integrate all of a firm’s resources to achieve business goals
  • (For A25120B) Create a plan of quality and productivity for a process.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in various areas of industry and business, including:

  • supervisor
  • management trainee
  • business owner/entrepreneur
  • financial insurance planning and sales
  • human resource specialist

Contact Information

Associate Dean of Career Programs

Dean of Career Programs

Admissions Office

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