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Bachelor Programs

Business Administration*

The Business Administration major, offered online and/or in the classroom, 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 General Business. Business Administration

*This program is an IACBE Accredited program! 

Accounting*

The Management Accounting emphasis of the Business Administration major, offered either online and/or in the classroom, provides students with the necessary competencies for careers as internal accountants, controllers, and financial officers. This program prepares you for certification as a Certified Management Accounting and is part of the path to becoming a Certified Public Accountant.  The program is based on the Common Body of Knowledge recommended by the Institute of Management. Accounting

*This program is an IACBE Accredited program! 

Business Management*

The General Business 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 General Business majors are not authorized to pursue a second baccalaureate degree in Business Administration.   Business 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

Sport 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 Movement and Sport Sciences Division. Students must have two advisors, one from Movement and Sport Sciences and one from Business. Sport Administration

Graduate Highlight

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

Bachelor of Applied Science: Business 

The BAS in Business Management & Marketing program is available to students who have completed the AAS in Business Management & Marketing at LCSC or a similar program at another Idaho state institution. This degree builds upon our AAS, which focuses mostly on the operations activities, to add more administrative activities and theory. Study plans build upon the student’s AAS program to prepare students for higher-level positions in business and marketing. Study plan are flexible to focus more on the individual student’s specific career goals and interests. Bachelor of Applied Science: 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

Marketing

The Associate of Science degree in Marketing, offered either online or in the classroom, provides students with a background in marketing concepts, practices, and issues. The basic elements of the marketing process are explored. Students are strongly urged to obtain an Associate degree prior to transferring to another school. Marketing

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

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

Economics

The economics minor introduces students to fundamental economic concepts and issues while strengthening their analytical skills.  As a highly interdisciplinary field, economics can be useful for all students interested in supplementing their existing major.  A minor in economics provides knowledge and information that helps students to critically evaluate how society and government policies affect their daily lives.  Students will have a choice of options to direct their learning to the specific area of economics in which they are interested.  The minor requires 21 credits of coursework.  Economics

Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Management Minor is a 21-credit focus on management in the nonprofit sector. Students from all majors can pursue this minor to prepare for leadership roles in various nonprofit agencies. Students completing this minor will have a familiarity with management, leadership, fundraising, grant writing, and other important skills useful in nonprofit organizations.  Nonprofit Management

Certificates

Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Certificate will give individuals the knowledge and skills they need to identify new business opportunities and start a new business or those already managing a fledgling business. This certificate will meet the needs of those in the local and outlying communities who are interested in taking their entrepreneurial ideas from concept to fruition.  This certificate program will also provide a pathway for Small Business Development Center clients to receive more in-depth training to take their businesses to the next level.

 Entrepreneurship

Marketing Management

The Marketing Management (HRM) Certificate is geared toward individuals who want to enhance their previous educational experiences and/or immerse themselves in coursework related to current job responsibilities or to prepare them for advancement into the Marketing field.  Marketing Management

Sport Marketing

The certificate in Sport Marketing provides students with a background in marketing principles, sport marketing, event management and advertising.  The certificate requires a total of 18 credits.  Sport Marketing


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