Business

Business

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Diana Bullen

Chair: Business & Information Systems

Residential Faculty - Director General Business Programs

480-461-7221

Office: BP 43A - Room: 027

This program is part of the Business & Information Systems Department.

Did you have a lemonade stand when you were young? Ever trade your sandwich with somebody in the lunchroom? How about selling candy bars for a school trip? You may not have known it at the time, but you were doing business. Business, in the broadest sense, describes any commercial, financial, and industrial activity where goods and services are exchanged between two parties.

The Business program at MCC provides quality academic coursework, sound teaching methodologies, and state-of-the-art technologies to help you develop marketable skills that are responsive to the needs of a variety of workplaces. Our programs are designed to give you the competency, tools, and capabilities necessary to successfully contribute to today’s evolving business environment. Our programs also give you what you need to transfer to a four-year university.

The Business program includes five specialty subjects:

  • Business
  • Business Communication
  • International Trade
  • Small Business
  • Salesmanship

Career Profile

Quick Stats

Example Titles
Customer Service Representative
Business Developer
Coordinator of Special Projects
Sales Professional
Communications Specialist
Types of Employers
Marketing/Communications Companies
Public Relations Firms
Corporations
Financial Companies
Government and Public Administration

The demand for business professionals will continue to be high because the career opportunities for individuals with a solid business education are abundant. Companies in every industry need professionals who are trained to organize, plan, and manage an organization.

Business professionals:

  • May educate the public about client products and services
  • May write press releases and plan events and news conferences
  • Regularly interact with people
  • May work overtime to meet deadlines
  • Often have a bachelor’s degree
  • Have good writing and organization skills

Available Associate Degrees and Certificates

Degree / Certificate Title Courses
Associate in Business - General Requirements (ABUS-GR)    Associate in Business General Requirements Course List
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Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Bookkeeping Technician Track VIII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Business Communication Track I Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - International Trade Track V Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Management Track II Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Marketing Track III Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Project Management Track VI Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Real Estate Track IV Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Business - Small Business Track VII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    General Business Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Organizational Management Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)    Retail Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Administrative Professional Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic - Track I Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic Track II Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist /Advanced Track I Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced Track II Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    General Business Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    International Trade Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Marketing Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Organizational Leadership Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Project Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Retail Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Salesmanship Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Small Business Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Technology Support Analyst Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL)    Small Business Start-Up Course Sequence

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Transfer to a University

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Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Economics
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Finance
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Management
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Management (Entrepreneurship)
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Business program is available through the Business & Information Systems department. You can also contact Academic Advisement for general advising. Both will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.