Students in business management courses focus on the fundamental and intermediate principles and practices of management. Management students receive training which enables them to lead, direct, plan, organize and make critical managerial decisions. Such training is widely applicable, and knowledge of management principles is essential to all individuals entering the various business fields.
Upon completion of the business administration program, students will be able to
- Relate the concept of comparative advantage to the production possibility curve.
- Explain real-world events using supply and demand.
- Identify and prepare basic financial statements and explain how they interrelate.
- Describe different types of cost behavior about production and sales volume.
- Describe the effects of the commerce clause on the government's regulation of business.
The curriculum also includes Cooperative Work Experience 168, a course which enables business management students to receive college credit for the supervised work they perform and the educational training they receive on the job. Complete the following courses:
- ACCT 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
- ACCT 1B MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
- ECON 1 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MICRO
- ECON 2 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MACRO
Complete at least two courses from the following:
- CS 1 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS
- MGT 12A THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
- MATH 11 A BRIEF COURSE IN CALCULUS
Total Units Required: 20-21 Recommended Electives:
- CIM 112.1 SPREADSHEETS I
- CIM 112.2 SPREADSHEETS II
- MGT 1 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
- MGT 102 PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR BUSINESS
- MGT 125 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
- MGT 135 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
- MATH 9
- PHIL 2 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS
To transfer: Courses required for the associate degree major at IVC may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals.
Cost & Fees
ALL fees are subject to change. Registration is not complete until all required course fees have been paid.