BA - Business Administration Outcomes

AAS: Accounting

Students who successfully complete the AAS in Accounting degree will develop skills and knowledge appropriate for entry-level bookkeeping and accounting positions. Upon successful completion of this AAS-Accounting degree, students will be able to:

      • Analyze, record, and report accounting information in conformity with Generally
        Accepted Accounting Principles.
      • Use applicable technology available in accounting practice.
      • Communicate effectively with business professionals.
      • Practice within the legal, ethical, and economic standards of the business
        environment..
      • Develop and interpret accounting and financial information for decision making. 2.2011
AAS: Marketing

Students who successfully complete the AAS in Marketing degree will develop skills and knowledge appropriate for entry-level sales and marketing positions. Upon successful completion of this AAS-Marketing degree, students should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers, employees, and other stakeholders, using standard business terminology.
  • Analyze market situations and evaluate possible marketing solutions in the context of the business setting.
  • Identify situations unique to the global environment and evaluate
    possible marketing solutions in the context of that business setting.
  • Work effectively in a team or group setting.
  • Develop marketing plans including elements of an environmental
    analysis, strategic marketing analysis, and marketing mix.
  • Use computer applications for appropriate marketing analysis,
    presentations, and reports.
  • Practice within the legal, ethical, and economic standards of the
    business environment. 2.2011
AAS: Management

Students who successfully complete the AAS in Management degree will develop skills and knowledge appropriate for entry-level supervisory/management trainee positions. Upon successful completion of this AAS-Management degree, students will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers, employees, and other stakeholders, using standard business terminology.
  • Analyze business situations and evaluate possible solutions in the context of the business setting.
  • Work effectively in a team and group setting.
  • Apply an understanding of the management process inclusive of planning,
    organizing, leading, and controlling resources within organizations.
  • Utilize computer applications for appropriate managerial analysis, presentations,
    and reports.
  • Practice within the legal, ethical, and economic standards of the business
    environment. 2.2011

AAS: Retail Management

The outcomes were developed and approved by the statewide consortium. They retain the spirit of the PCC goal of degree and certificate outcomes.

  • Use management skills to effectively utilize company resources in a retail environment.
  • Recommend and implement appropriate retail strategies in different business environments.
  • Use data analysis skills to identify and analyze business data common in a retail environment. Make recommendations based on the data analysis.
  • Use soft and hard skills in technology and communication to be effective in positions within the retail environment.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers, employees, and other stakeholders using standard business terminology.
  • Evaluate career opportunities within the retail industry and assess the personal skills needed within the industry for career advancement. 02.2011

Certificate: Nonprofit Community Development

  • Appreciate the diversity of social, economic and governmental policy issues addressed in the nonprofit community.
  • Identify potential social change approaches and implement as appropriate to address inequities and injustices.
  • Provide community and democratic leadership through effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Participate in civil society through nonprofit or government employment, volunteer service or philanthropy.
  • Be prepared to work within organizations engaged in community action. 12.2011

One-Year Certificate: Accounting - Accounting Clerk

  • Analyze, record, and report accounting information in conformity with Generally
    Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Use applicable technology available in accounting practice.
  • Communicate effectively with business professionals.
  • Recognize basic ethical conflicts & issues in accounting.
  • Use accounting and financial information for analysis and reporting. 02.2011

One-Year Certificate: Marketing

  • Analyze market situations and evaluate possible marketing solutions in the
    context of a domestic business setting.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers, employees, and other
    stakeholders using standard business terminology.
  • Work effectively in a team or group setting.
  • Develop marketing plans including elements of an environmental analysis,
    strategic marketing analysis, and marketing mix.
  • Use computer applications for appropriate marketing analysis, presentations, and
    reports.
  • Practice within the ethical and moral issues of business organizations. 2.2011

Less than One-Year Accelerated Accounting Certificate

  • Students who successfully complete the One-Year Accounting Certificate will develop basic skills and introductory knowledge appropriate for entry-level bookkeeping and accounting positions.

Less than One-Year Retail Management Certificate

The outcomes were developed and approved by the statewide consortium. They retain the spirit of the PCC goal of degree and certificate outcomes.

  • Written business communication
  • Oral communications
  • Business mathematics
  • Bookkeeping or general accounting
  • Microcomputer applications
  • Introduction to management
  • Marketing management
  • Human resources management
  • Retail management
  • Merchandising
  • Leadership and human relations

Less than One-Year: Retail Sales and Service Career Pathway Certificate

  • Evaluate and serve the needs of retail customers.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and co-workers in a retail setting.
  • Utilize computer technology to perform retail inventory, accounting-cycle, and cash handling functions.
  • Apply foundational accounting principles to the tracking of retail sales. 6.2007

Less than One- Year: Entry Level Accounting Clerk Career Pathway Certificate

  • Analyze, record, and report accounting information.
  • Use applicable technology available in accounting practice.
  • Communicate effectively with business professionals. 02.2011