General Business

Business is the driving force behind economic growth and decision-making across the globe. To succeed in the competitive world of today and tomorrow, people in all fields of endeavor can benefit from an understanding of the principles and practices that govern free enterprise. Whether you are interested in a business career targeted toward employment within the fields of communications, finance, marketing, management or accounting; intend to pursue further education in the field of business; or are seeking the knowledge and skills necessary to advance along a different career path, the business programs at WVC have been designed to inform, instruct and inspire you to attain your goals.

This two-year, associate of technical sciences (ATS) degree program provides students with a foundation in the business concepts of marketing, management, accounting/finance and communications/human relations, plus basic competency in computer applications. Many of the courses in this degree transfer to baccalaureate institutions. Students must work closely with their advisers to ensure proper course sequencing and choice.

WVC also offers a business program leading to an associate of arts and sciences (transfer) degree which is designed for transfer toward a bachelor's degree in business at a four-year college or university.

For more information on careers related to this field, go to My Next Move or the Employment Security Department Web page (scroll through the alphabetical list by occupation, or type the name of the occupation into the search filter).