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  • Business Administration 

    The Business Administration Department offers students many career choices in business. Programs include two-year degrees and certificate programs. Students who earn a certificate may later decide to enroll in a two-year degree program and apply the courses earned in the certificate to the degree as appropriate. Students may be eligible to become certified. Certification exams available and exam costs vary based on degree/certification achieved.

    In order to accommodate student needs, the Business Administration Department offers a variety of courses in a distance learning format (online). 

  • Business Administration
    Ivan Lowe
    Department Chair
    Building A, Room 224
    Phone: (803) 981-7387
  • Student Learning Outcomes

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    Accounting

    • Employ good verbal and written communication skills.

    • Demonstrate proficient computer application skills.

    • Demonstrate awareness of technology’s impact on global business practice.

    • Demonstrate substantive disciplinary knowledge and skills.

    • Analyze and record transactions.

    • Develop financial statements using a spreadsheet.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of LIFO, FIFO, and average inventory methods.

    • Apply accounts receivable allowance methods.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of transactions involving operating and capital leases.

    • Set up and prepare payroll.

    • Record and summarize the flow of costs connected with a manufacturing business.

    • Set up and complete accounting cycle for a business using computerized software.


    Business

    • Employ good verbal and written communication skills.

    • Demonstrate proficient computer application skills.

    • Demonstrate awareness of technology’s impact on global business practice.

    • Demonstrate substantive disciplinary knowledge and skills.

    • Develop financial statements – balance sheet, income statement, and statement of owner’s equity.

    • Generate and analyze computerized financial statements.

    • Develop a business plan.

    • Research and develop a product.

    • Explain business contracts and how they work.

    • Create a payroll system.


    Management

    • Employ good verbal and written communication skills.

    • Demonstrate proficient computer application skills.

    • Demonstrate awareness of technology’s impact on global business practice.

    • Students will demonstrate substantive disciplinary knowledge and skills.

    • Apply knowledge of business flow and requirements by developing a floor plan.

    • Research and develop a business plan.

    • Research and develop a product.

    • Apply primary EEOC law to workplace scenarios.

    • Create a payroll system.

    • Research and critique a current business law.