Business Division

Graduation in the Lewis-Clark State College gymnasium

Degrees Offered

Bachelor Programs

Business Administration*

The Business Administration major, offered online and/or in the classrooms, is designed to provide an in-depth study of business as a career discipline. This major also provides students with the necessary management competencies to assure ease of entry into business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. With the electives, students can focus their degree on accounting, management, marketing, economics, or select courses in different areas. Students declared as Business Administration majors are not authorized to pursue a second baccalaureate degree in Management. Business Administration

*This program is an IACBE Accredited program! 

Business Administration: Managerial Accounting Emphasis*

The Management Accounting emphasis of the Business Administration major provides students with the necessary competencies for careers as internal accountants, controllers, and financial officers. The program is based on the Common Body of Knowledge recommended by the Institute of Management. Business Administration: Managerial Accounting

*This program is an IACBE Accredited program! 

Management*

The Management major, offered either online and/or in the classroom, is designed to serve students who wish to develop a broad range of general management competencies. The major has particular appeal to students who have completed a Professional-Technical program, transfer students with credit from one or more colleges or universities, or those who have gained occupational competencies from life and work experiences. The degree is a practitioner degree that is a good entry point to management training programs. Students declared as Management majors are not authorized to pursue a second baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. Management

*This program is an IACBE Accredited program! 

Business And Communication

Students who want a career at the managerial level in areas of business with a heavy reliance on effective communication should consider the Business and Communication major. This joint bachelor’s degree program, in the Business and Humanities Divisions, provides graduates with the communication and business skills needed for success in a business environment. Program requirements and electives provide students with a strong foundation in both business and communication, culminating in capstone courses that students select from either Business or Communication. This degree is for students planning for careers in corporate communications, marketing, public relations, sales, or any media-related business. Business and Communication

Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management major is designed to provide students with a broad skill set of the competencies in the hospitality industry. The degree combines professional-technical education in hospitality management with academic management and upper-division discipline courses in the business division. Students who declare this major must either be concurrently enrolled in an AAS Hospitality major or have already earned an AAS in Hospitality Management. This major provides an excellent entry point for hospitality management training programs. Hospitality Management

Sports Administration

This major prepares students to integrate principles relating to business, kinesiology, and health to the administration and management of athletic programs and organizations, fitness and health clubs, sport recreation services, and related activities. The program focuses on planning and development; promotion, marketing, and recruitment; management of events, facilities, and personnel; and financial management principles. The Sport Administration major is offered jointly with the Education Division. Students must have two advisors, one from Kinesiology and one from Business. Sports Administration

Management: Radiography Emphasis

The Radiography emphasis of the Management major is designed for students with radiography training who wish to develop a broad range of general management competencies in both hospital and clinic-based radiography departments. This major has particular appeal to students who have completed a Professional-Technical program or gained occupational competencies from work experience. This degree is a practitioner degree that is a good entry point into radiography department management. Management: Radiography

General Studies: Business

The General Studies major serves a number of student needs: for strong liberal arts programs; for thorough pre-professional coursework; as preparation for many graduate programs. Within the guidelines provided by the program it is possible for a student, in consultation with an advisor, to tailor a course of study that is suited to his or her needs, abilities, interests, or academic and professional goals. General Studies: Business

Associate Programs

Business Administration

The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration, offered either online or in the classroom, provides students with a broad range of general management competencies through the introduction of coursework in each of the content areas of business. Students are strongly urged to obtain an Associate degree prior to transferring to another school. Business Administration

Minors

Business Administration

The Business Administration minor requires 24 business credits of which at least 12 credits must be upper-division coursework. Students selecting this minor must include substantive foundation coursework in each of the following areas: accounting, economics, information systems, law, management and marketing. Business Administration

Leadership

The Leadership minor prepares students to accept the responsibilities of leadership so that they are able to exercise that leadership in service to society. This minor presents a multidisciplinary program of leadership knowledge and competencies and develops critical thinking and analytical skills. Students develop leadership skills so that they may participate in meaningful leadership opportunities. Leadership

Marketing

The Marketing minor provides students with a background in marketing concepts, practices, and issues. The basic elements of the marketing process are explored. Theoretical and practical applications in marketing in the business environment are the focus. Marketing