State Fair Community College
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Business Management Specialty

A degree in business management from SFCC isn't just an education but a valuable career path for success! Students preparing to enter the workforce need the practical business skills today's employers are seeking. An Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management will thoroughly train you in sound business fundamentals.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates with a degree in business management typically are employed in entry-level management positions in:

  • Human resource management
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Retail and sales management
  • Food service management

People who receive a degree in this program sometimes open their own business.

What will you learn?

  • An introduction to the business environment and the functions of business
  • The study of human relations in the work place and the role of communication
  • Instruction in work methods that foster teamwork within an organization
  • How to use established principles of supervision to deal with employees
  • Marketing fundamentals
  • Financial principles and human resources
  • Working knowledge of computer applications used in business
  • Business ethics
  • Legal issues that affect today's business world
  • An understanding of the importance of customer service and producing a quality product
  • Hands-on experience through a required internship

View COURSE CATALOG for program requirements.

Planning for a four-year degree in business management?

Great! You can complete an Associate of Arts Degree with an emphasis in business management at SFCC and then transfer to most colleges and universities in Missouri. Click on AA Transfer for more information.

Did you know?

People age 25 and older who have associates degrees have the opportunity to make 15 percent more in earnings than those with a high school education. Occupations requiring an associate's degree or more education will account for 40 percent of job growth in the next five years.


Contact

Ross Blankenship
Program Coordinator
Fielding Technical Center, Room 204
Direct Line - (660) 596-7284
rblankenship@sfccmo.edu

Osage Beach Campus

The business management specialty degree is also offered on the SFCC campus at Osage Beach. For more information about classes at this location, call (573) 348-0888,

Phi Beta Lambda

PBL is a student organization devoted to developing competent leaders and is offered as an optional one-credit hour course that allows students to explore and refine leadership skills, work in teams, and develop business contacts. Advisors are Jodi Stucker and Rena Galloway.

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