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Business Administration Systems

Students walking down a hallwayBusiness Administration Systems at Owensboro Community & Technical College prepares students for a variety of careers in business. A core curriculum provides students with a foundation of knowledge applicable to any business career. The Business Administration Program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree, diplomas and a variety of certificates. The curriculum is designed for those who seek entry level jobs as well as for currently employed individuals wishing to enhance their skills.:

The Associates in Applied Science: Accounting Option leads to careers in accounting including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk and any positions using microcomputer-based systems. The Associates in Applied Science: Management Option prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations.

The curriculum is designed for those who seek entry level jobs as well as for currently employed individuals wishing to enhance their skills. A student specializes by choosing from the following Options, Diplomas and Certificates:

Accounting

The Accounting Option / Certificate leads to careers in accounting including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk and any positions using microcomputer-based systems.

Management

The Management Option / Certificate prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Accounting: 61-64 credit hours
  • Management: 63-67 credit hours
  • Turf Grass/Landscaping Management: 63-66 credit hours

Certificates

  • Accounting:  18 credit hours
  • Adv. Business Administration: 15 credit hours
  • Basic Business Administration: 15 credit hours
  • Business Transfer: 15 credit hours
  • Financial Perspectives: 12 credit hours
  • General Business: 12 credit hours
  • Leadership: 12 credit hours
  • Management: 15 credit hours
  • Quality Management: 15 credit hours
  • Pre-Licensing Real Estate: 6 credit hours
  • Residential Real Estate: 12 credit hours
  • Sales: 12 credit hours
  • Small Business Management: 15 credit hours
  • Supervisory Management: 21 credit hours
  • Team Leadership: 18 credit hours

Diploma

For course sequence, see the program card.

For graduation requirements, see the academic plans:

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Business Administration

The Business Administration program prepares you for a variety of careers in business. You may select a specialty in accounting, management, or information systems. The Accounting Option leads to careers including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk and any positions using microcomputer-based systems. The Management Option includes broad based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations. The Information Systems Option prepares you for a variety of computer related positions. Please use the contact info on this page to learn more about each of the options.