The Associate of Science with Concentration in
Business degree program is designed for adult learners who wish to relate
their practical career experience to business and management theory.
The program is designed to help students acquire skills
and knowledge essential in the business world, while providing a strong
background in liberal arts. The program introduces students to the basic
structure of the business world. Business management topics covered include:
oral and written communication; free enterprise; economics; government; law;
accounting; and human resource management.
Also included in the program sequence are
liberal arts courses covering environmental science, mathematics, and
The core curriculum is structured
sequentially, with students taking one course at a time. Courses involve
four-hour class sessions once a week, generally for five weeks.
Participants also form study groups made up of three to five students who meet outside of class to work on assigned individual and group projects.