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Business Administration

Business Administration with instructor George Johnson

Business is a diverse, dynamic field requiring skilled professionals with a wide range of abilities and expertise.  Business can mean many different things to people, it can include accounting, finance, all aspects of computers, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, or many other related fields such as sports management/marketing, fashion merchandising, banking, international business and the teaching of business. Success in business requires a comprehensive knowledge of a variety of courses. The individuals on whom the business world relies most and who will reap the rewards of success will be the ones who have a wider range of knowledge that in the past. You’ll be prepared to work in a variety of settings in business, government, nonprofit organizations and more.

Course Codes: Accounting (ACC), Business (BUS), Economics (ECN), Computer Science (CSC), Management (MGT), Marketing (MKT).

Career Info

According to Fortune Magazine – “For Business graduates, job placement appears to be on par with last year, if not slightly better, and salaries are holding firm.”

Hot Jobs:

  1. Market Research Analyst
  2. Marketing Manager
  3. Accountant
  4. Operations Research Analyst
  5. Financial Advisor
  6. Logistician
  7. Insurance Agent
  8. Bookkeeping, Accountant and Audit Clerk
  9. Loan Officer
  10. Business Operations Manager

For more in-depth information including salaries and available jobs, please go to U.S. News ‘Best Business Jobs’ list. Keep in mind that many of these jobs will require a 4-year degree. Luckily, our credits transfer flawlessly to all the Regent Universities and many other colleges/universities throughout Iowa and beyond.

Business managers, administrators and owners are the people who keep businesses on track. Whether they’re operating a small business or a major corporation, the same skills apply. Students majoring in this area will learn to do tasks such as the following:

  • Analyze a business’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Figure out the best way to make a profit
  • Steer companies through difficult situations

Degree Requirements

Business Professor

George Johnson

George Johnson

George Johnson started teaching in the Iowa Valley Community College District in 1982 – yes a long time ago. As a firm believer in the con...

George Johnson started teaching in the Iowa Valley Community College District in 1982 – yes a long time ago. As a firm believer in the concept of “if you don’t like something—leave,” he has stayed because according to him “I truly love teaching the first two years of a college degree.” George taught his first...

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