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Business

TRANSFER PROGRAM
This program is designed to prepare students to major in business.  
The courses will prepare students for advanced study at a four-year institution or assist students in preparation for a business career.

Degrees offered:
General Business - Associate of Arts/ Associate of Science

Contact:  Shelly Farha
              (785) 243-1435, ext 260
              sfarha@cloud.edu

Recommended Course Sequence:
First Semester:  BE100, EC101, BE161
Second Semester:  BE162, EC102, MA115
Third Semester:  BE210, CM115
Fourth Semester:  BE170, BE121

Requirements: Depending on ACT scores and/or placement exams, students may be required to take developmental courses which may add to the length of study.

Gainful Employment: Obtaining an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree in business should allow a student to transfer into a four-year baccalaureate program. This degree is not specifically a “School to Work” or “Career Ready” program. Associate degrees would make students more competitive for most entry level positions.  Gainful employment data would be comparable to various entry level positions at or above minimum wage values.

Transfer Institution Guide:  A student who is interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree should consult a CCCC advisor and the transfer guide and catalog of the four-year institution.

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CAREER PROGRAM
This program is designed to prepare students for a career in business with plans to enter the workforce after obtaining an Associate Degree.
An Associate of Applied Science Degree in business is awarded after completion of a minimum of 63 credit hours in a departmentally approved program. This degree allows the student flexibility in selecting courses applicable to their needs/interests. Of the hours required, a minimum of 18 credit hours are general education courses.

Degrees offered:
General Business Emphasis - Associate in Applied Science

Contact:  Shelly Farha
              (785) 243-1435, ext 260
              sfarha@cloud.edu

Recommended Course Sequence:
First Semester:  BE100, BE153, BE160
Second Semester:  BE121, BE210, CS108
Third Semester:  BE115, EC101
Fourth Semester:  BE154

Requirements: Depending on ACT scores and/or placement exams, students may be required to take developmental courses which may add to the length of study.

After Cloud: Obtaining an Associate of Applied Science in this area should prepare a student to enter the work force.  This is specifically a “School to Work” or “Career Ready” program.

Gainful Employment: Obtaining an Associate of Applied Science degree in business provides the student an opportunity to gain immediate, entry-level employment in the business industry.  The Associate of Applied Science degree would make students more competitive for most entry-level positions at or above minimum wage values.

Transfer Institution Guide: A student who is interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree should consult a CCCC advisor and the transfer guide and catalog of the four-year institution.


Gain experience with a Cooperative Education Internship!
Cooperative Education Internships are a requirement to complete the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business.
In these internships students earn credit in a structured educational program which combines classroom learning with productive work experience in the field related to the student’s individualized academic or career goals.
Students learn the important links between academic learning and what is expected in the workplace.


 

CERTIFICATE
This course of study is designed to improve skills in order that students are prepared for an enty level position in the business industry.

Certificate offered:
General Business - 30-Hour

Contact:  Shelly Farha
              (785) 243-1435, ext 260
               sfarha@cloud.edu

Recommended Course Sequence:
First Semester:  BE100, BE152, BE160, BE210
Second Semester:  BE121, MG101

Requirements: Depending on ACT scores and/or placement exams, students may be required to take developmental courses which may add to the length of study.

Gainful Employment: The 30-Hour Certificate in business provides the student an opportunity to improve basic skills/knowledge in the field of business. Gainful employment data would be comparable to various entry-level positions at or above minimum wage values.

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