The General Business major provides students with a learning experience that will prepare them to begin a career in business and convince them that this is the first step in a lifelong educational process. The general business major develops broad capabilities in several areas of business: management, marketing, international business, finance, and information systems. The flexibility of the General Business program and student centered faculty enables students to customize an academic program to fit their needs.
Within the area of General Business, students have concentrations available to them depending on their interests.
Corporate Communication and Technology Concentration
The General Business major with a concentration in Corporate Communication and Technology provides students with a learning experience that will prepare them to begin a career in business and convince them it is a step in a lifelong educational process. We will provide the expertise needed in a growing company or for starting a business. The general business major with a concentration in Corporate Communication and Technology develops broad capabilities in several areas of business; management, marketing, and international business, finance, and information systems. The salary range is $65,000 – $85,000 depending on the location.
Reasons to Choose Corporate Communication and Technology:
Successful careers in business administration necessitate highly developed personal skills. An analytical mind, able to quickly assess large amounts of information and data, is very important, as is the ability to consider and evaluate the interrelationships of numerous factors. Our graduates must also be able to communicate clearly and persuasively. Other competencies critical for managerial success include leadership, self-confidence, initiative, motivation, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgment, and determination. Students gain these competencies both in the classroom and in real-world settings.
- Complex problem-solving
- Oral, visual, and written communication
- Research and analytic techniques
- Goal-setting and evaluation methods
- Creative thinking
- Cultural and social awareness
- Advertising and/or promotions manager
- Marketing communications manager
- Public relations specialist or manager
- Fundraising manager
- Media relations or communications worker
- Marketing or public relations associate
- Business manager
- Information specialist
- Trainer/corporate trainer
- Grant writer/development officer
- Communications consultant
- Public information officer
- Market researcher
- Mediation specialists
Business Marketing Education/Teaching Concentration
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of those around you? Do you enjoy motivating others to succeed? Are you challenged to dedicate your life in service to those who may need a guiding hand? Do you believe that opportunities exist for worth while careers in business if young people have the skills to compete for the jobs? If you respond positively to these questions, you might have discovered that your niche can be found in teaching business and marketing courses! The salary range is $42,000 – $81,500 depending on the location.
Reasons to choose Business Marketing and Education:
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Marketing Education provides you with certification to teach comprehensive business courses in grades 5 through 12. The job outlook for teaching careers in middle and secondary schools is very good. Currently, many teachers are reaching retirement age, and school systems are actively seeking qualified business education teachers. Many students also pursue graduate study or field experience that may qualify them to teach in federally supported vocational business education programs and community college programs.
- Active listening
- Active learning
- Critical thinking
- Learning strategies
- Time management
- Business teacher
- Accounting teacher
- Business education teacher
- Business & marketing education teacher