Associate in Applied Science - Business
Associate in Business Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program - Associate in Business DTA/MRP
Certificate - Business Occupations
Spokane Community College
Certificate - Entrepreneurship
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Certificate - Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management
Certificate - Management
Certificate - Project Management/Lean/Six Sigma
Whether you are looking to enter the job market, or retrain for a new career, the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Business will build your knowledge of various aspects of business management.
Within this two-year program, you’ll have the flexibility to select from two degree options or specialize in a particular area of business such as entrepreneurship, marketing, or management.
Certificates are available in the following areas of interest: Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Management, Business Occupations.
Graduates with a Business A.A.S. pursue a variety of careers, such as: bank clerk, credit clerk, general office clerk, loan application clerk, management trainee, sales, distribution, customer service, and information input specialist. Salaries in Spokane are competitive and increase depending on an individual's skills, experience, motivation, attitude, and ability to interview and promote oneself to employers.
The Business A.A.S. requires a minimum of 92 credit hours.
We also offer an Associate in Business DTA/MRP degree. This a statewide articulated transfer degree agreement for business majors between the community colleges and most four-year institutions in the state of Washington. A candidate for the Associate in Business degree must complete a minimum of 90 quarter credits in academic courses numbered 100 or above with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 and meet specific distribution requirements.
The Entrepreneurship Certificate offers a hands-on approach to training our future business leaders and entrepreneurs. Students from all areas of study will participate in a two-quarter business experience where they will create a business from the ground up. College instructors and local business and community leaders guide students through the process of starting and launching a business. Students will master academic material by producing deliverables in an authentic business environment created on the SCC campus.
Students entering the program need a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or permission of the department chair. Students may not currently be on academic probation. An application to the program needs to be completed followed by an interview by the Entrepreneurship instructors. Completion of a small business planning class is highly recommended before entering the program.
Math placement is not required for this program.English placement is not required for this program.
Meet with our counselors to customize this plan just for you.
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Certificate - Entrepreneurship
Total Program Credits: 30
Michael Allen, MBA, is a Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship in the SCC School of Business and Legal Studies. He also teaches or has taught at Spokane Falls Community College, Eastern Washington University, Whitworth University and North Idaho College in his 22 years in higher education. Mike loves teaching and working with students to realize their educational goals.
In addition to teaching, Mike has owned businesses and held public office as a Spokane City Council member. He also operates a small wine and travel business called The Cork District. In his free time, he likes to fish, camp, garden and cook great meals for family and friends.
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