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Imperial Valley College BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, A.S.
Imperial Valley College


Imperial, USA

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Sep 2023

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The business Administration program at IVC prepares the student by offering courses that allow students to acquire practical skills, technical knowledge, and experience in various fields.

The fields of study available are:

Business Administration for transfer,

Accounting Technician,

Administrative Assistant,

Financial Services,



office Technician.

The program introduces the student to the world of commercial transactions, which occur in the distribution of resources in our American economic system.

The Business Management program provides students with the education and training needed for entry-level supervisory and management positions in government, retail, banking, and hospitality. These positions require students who are mature, adaptable, analytical, and who have good organizational and communication skills. Students who intend to pursue a four-year business degree should follow the Business Administration major.


Evaluate business data and reach reasoned conclusions;

Show an understanding of accounting information for use in decision-making, controlling, planning, and directing operations;

Demonstrate an ability to work as a team member with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds productively.

The Associate in Arts (AA) or the Associate in Science (AS) Degree involves satisfactory completion of a minimum of 60-semester units with a C average or higher, including grades of C in all courses required for the major, and fulfilment of all IVC district requirements for the associate’s degree along with all general education requirements. The degree provides a sound basis for transfer to upper-division institutions for additional degrees or higher vocational preparation. To be eligible to receive an Associate Degree, the student must complete the major requirements, the District requirements for an Associate Degree, and the General Education requirements. In addition, students must maintain a minimum grade point average and meet the minimum grade requirements of their program.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Human Resources Manager, Industrial Relations Manager, Labor Negotiator, Manpower Planning Specialist, Personnel Analyst, Personnel Manager, Recruitment Manager, Work Design Analyst, Management Analyst, Small Business Owner, Banking Manager, Management Consultant, Information Systems Manager, Operations Manager, Production Manager, Safety Manager, Systems Manager, Warehouse Manager, Quality Control Manager, Management and Business Consultant, Organization Development Consultant, Import/Export OperationsManager, Management Systems Consultant.

Many will usually require the completion of degree requirements at 4-year colleges and universities of the career opportunities identified.

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