Business

As one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, those who are supervisors and managers in the service industry have wide and varied choices in their career paths and in the industries they work.

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Centralia College's Business program offers two degree tracks that provide broad exposure to the principles and philosophies of business and management. Graduates are prepared for meaningful careers in a dynamic, changing business environment. The programs also satisfies the requirements necessary for additional advanced degrees.

Career Options Graduates have the skills to compete for supervisory and entry level management in retail  and grocery outlets, restaurants, auto dealerships, the financial industry, and many more.

Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Applied Management? Turn a two-year degree into a bachelor's degree at CC. 

Track 1 - Associate in Business

Degree: Associate in Business-Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program
Emphasis: Business Administration  
Total Credits: 90-98

The Associate in Business is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in business.

Fall Quarter

  • ECON& 202 Macroeconomics – 5 credits
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ECON& 201 Microeconomics- 5 credits
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution** - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits
  • MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I (if needed) OR Elective - 2-5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits

* Five of the 10 Quantitative credits required may include the prerequisite for Calculus (MATH& 141 and/ or MATH& 142) and can be substituted for MATH& 152.

** At least 10 credits in physical, biological and/or earth sciences including at least one lab course.

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I - 5 credits
  • BUS& 201 Business Law - 5 credits
  • MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II (if needed) - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution** - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II- 5 credits
  • MATH& 151 Calculus I -5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution** - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III - 5 credits
  • MATH& 152 Calculus II* - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

     

 

* Five of the 10 Quantitative credits required may include the prerequisite for Calculus (MATH& 141 and/ or MATH& 142) and can be substituted for MATH& 152.

** At least 10 credits in physical, biological and/or earth sciences including at least one lab course.

 

Track 2 - Associate in Applied Science

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Emphasis: Business Administration/Management
Total Credits:
93 

The Associate in Applied Science with a Business Administration emphasis provides students with a broad exposure to the principles and philosophies of business and management. It will also satisfy the requirements necessary for students to pursue additional advanced degrees.

Fall Quarter

  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BUS& 101 Introduction to Business - 5 credits
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • BUS 121 Business Math OR MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • BTEC 214 Excel - 5
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications OR ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits

Business Electives: Students should work with their advisor to select appropriate electives for career goals or continuation in BAS-AM program. BUS 190, BUS& 201, BUS 203, BUS 215, BUS 220, BUS 225, BUS 230, BUS 232, BUS 240, BUS 250, BUS 275, *MATH& 146, *ENGL& 102, *5 credits Natural Science w/Lab (NS), *5 credits Social Science (SS).

*Indicates course options to fulfill BAS-AM general education requirements.

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT 200 Financial Reporting OR ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II OR ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ACCT 130 Basic Computer Accounting OR ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III OR Business Elective - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits
  • Business Elective - 5 credits

Business Electives: Students should work with their advisor to select appropriate electives for career goals or continuation in BAS-AM program. BUS 190, BUS& 201, BUS 203, BUS 215, BUS 220, BUS 225, BUS 230, BUS 232, BUS 240, BUS 250, BUS 275, *MATH& 146, *ENGL& 102, *5 credits Natural Science w/Lab (NS), *5 credits Social Science (SS).

*Indicates course options to fulfill BAS-AM general education requirements.

 

CONTACT

Connie Smejkal
Dean of Instruction – Business, Teacher Education, & Family Development
Office: TEC 114C
360-623-8963
Email Connie Smejkal