Whether you want to own your own business or climb the corporate ladder, increase your chances of success with a background in business. This program will give you a more in-depth education in professional accounting, computer skills, management, marketing, human resources, presenting, and professional communications. A bachelor’s degree can open more doors than an associate degree alone, and future employers will want to see that you have the knowledge to adapt to the challenges of a dynamic marketplace.
As a Business Technology and Management graduate, you will be well-prepared to move into any career in business. The courses link with functional management areas through case studies and real-world situations.
Are you ready to get down to business?
A student with a Bachelor of Science in Business Technology & Management will be able to:
Understand the accounting cycle including the processing and recording of typical cash receipts, cash payments, sales, vendor, and payroll transactions on an accrual and cash basis
Interpret financial statements and prepare budgets
Apply financial information to broad-based business decision making
Write business letters, memos, email messages, instant messages, and blog posts
Create reports using accurate research methods and citations
Develop and deliver an effective oral team presentation on a strategic business topic
Understand the structure and function of human behavior in organizations and how behavioral influences impact productivity, organizational effectiveness, and efficiency at the individual, small group, and organizational levels
Develop marketing strategies to satisfy specific target audiences and create a marketing mix using the “4 Ps” of product, price, place, and promotion
Apply and integrate marketing concepts with other business disciplines to affect a business strategy
Perform human resources functions in the areas of selecting, training, and evaluating personnel
Identify best practices in employee training, development, appraisal, and rewards
Understand the basic operations, tools, and production functions of an organization involved in the efficient and effective production and delivery of goods and services
Understand the genesis of project, program, and portfolio management
Use the tools and techniques involved in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects
Understand the key characteristics and terminology of the business disciplines of management, human resources, marketing, and finance and integrate these disciplines to develop and affect corporate strategies and plans
The student, in conjunction with the department chair, develops a sequence of courses to best meet their background and needs that still satisfies the degree requirements. A typical curriculum is shown here.
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