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Business

 

About Business

Business Managers coordinate business activities in both private industry and public agencies. They are responsible for operations, maintenance, purchasing, planning, organizing, budgeting, and directing the work of the employees. Business executives are the higher‐level management staff, directing the activities of the firm. They develop and administer policies to maximize profits. They also direct financial programs and develop policies aimed at maintaining good relations with the public, stockholders, employees, and customers.

Programs Offered

Associate in Science Degree Options

  • Business
  • Business Information Worker 2
  • Insurance Professional
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Management/Leadership
  • Sales and Promotion (formerly Merchandising)

Certificate of Achievement Options

  • Business Information Worker 2
  • Entry Level Business Information Assistant
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance Professional
  • Insurance Specialist
  • International Business
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Management/Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Sales and Promotion (formerly Merchandising)

Department Certificate Options

  • Business: Entrepreneurship
  • Business: International
  • Business: Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Business: Management
  • Business: Marketing
  • Business: Sales and Promotion​ (formerly Merchandising)

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Business

Transfer Options and Opportunities

SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.

Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.

Please note: Not all schools offer this major.​

​For additional information visit the Business department website.