Associate in Arts in Business

General

Program Description

Overview

The Business program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with an introduction of the major components of a business organization in our global environment. Students pursuing this degree will also have the option of exploring such diverse fields as economics, business law, ethics, entrepreneurship, human resources, E-business, professional communication, and technology.

Areas of concentration include Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Small Business Ownership, and General Business.

The Business Administration AS-T degree at Lake Tahoe Community College is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus, but not to a particular campus or major.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical and analytical thought in diverse business situations.
  • Identify the basic principles of the disciplines which comprise the major.
  • Identify and apply basic financial analysis tools and critical business skills needed to plan and manage strategic activities.
  • Identify the key factors contributing to the complexity of the global business environment and its relationship with various political, social, cultural, and technological influences.

Career Outlook

Students who study Business Administration may find themselves working as a Bookkeeper, Accountant, or an Auditing Clerk. These positions are considered to be an organization's financial record keepers and represent a variety of skills and knowledge. Salaries in California range from $34,200 - $54,770.

Last updated Jun 2019

About the School

At 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe Community College, set in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, is located at the highest elevation of any college in Northern California.

At 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe Community College, set in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, is located at the highest elevation of any college in Northern California. Read less
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