General Business — No Concentration

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
1985
Program Code
GENRL.AB
Degree Type
Associate in Business
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Jared Boyd: 313-845-9697, jpboyd@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-329

Program Description

Description

Enables students to customize their academic programs to meet specific goals and is often used by students who are interested in transferring to a four-year institution. The associate's degree in General Business with no concentration is the most basic and flexible degree offered by the Business and Computer Technology Division. Students may combine this degree with certificate programs offered by the Business and Computer Technology Division or with a degree in another area to improve their employability. The division offers the following certificates:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Computer Software Applications
  • Customer Service Professional
  • Industrial Distribution – Business Concentration
  • Office Administration
  • Office Skills - Fundamentals
  • Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Supervision
Program Learning Outcomes
  • Explain how the activities involved in operating a business connect with one another.
  • Evaluate the opportunities and threats resulting from current business trends.
  • Evaluate strategies for obtaining, securing, and growing personal wealth.
  • Apply math concepts to solve business and finance related problems and conduct business research.
  • Employ computer software application programs such as word processing and spreadsheets, to perform ordinary business activities.
  • Model appropriate and effective verbal and nonverbal communication in a business setting.

General Education

Category 7
Complete any one.
Credit Hours
3.00

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Credit Hours: 7
Note

Students should complete as many business-related courses as necessary to have completed a grand total of 20 business-related credit hours.

Elective Hours
25.00
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60.00