Business

WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS PROGRAM AT KAUA'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE! 

The Associate in Science Business degree will prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry, and non-profit organizations. It is designed for students who seek to gain a solid foundation of the basic business concepts and skills necessary to contribute and create solutions in today’s business environment. Upon successful completion of this program, students will acquire the knowledge and skills to apply management, marketing, and accounting concepts to improve operational performance in a business setting. This degree can help an individual jump-start a career in business or prepare them for transfer to a four-year institution.

PROGRAM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

All programs require a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the certificate or degree.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:

  1. Develop critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems
  2. Utilize creativity and logical strategies and techniques to solve complex business issues
  3. Implement and apply current technical solutions to business activities, systems, and processes
  4. Apply foundational management principles to the functions of planning, organizing, coordinating, and decision making to business operations
  5. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of business and technical skills to support lifelong professional development

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

 

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Business Associate in Science (AS) Degree, 61 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUS 120 - Principles of Business (3 credits)
  • ENT 125 -  Starting a Business (3 credits)
  • ICS 101 - Digital Tools for the Information World (3 credits)
  • MGT 120 - Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • Communication: A.S. Core Options  (3 credits)

Spring Semester 2

  • ECON 130 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ENT 150 - Basic Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs (3 credits)
  • MGT 124 - Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: MATH 100 or MATH 103 or higher  + (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251 (3 credits)

Fall Semester 3

  • ACC 201 - Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BLAW 200 - Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • ECON 131 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)
  • Cultural Environment: A.S. Core Options (3 credits)

Spring Semester 4

  • ACC 202 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BUS 190 - Survey of International Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 293 - Cooperative Education (3 credits)
  • Marketing Options  + (3 credits)
  • Natural Environment: Any 100-level or higher natural science course (1 DB course or 1 DP including 1 DY) (4 credits)

Total credits: 61

Entrepreneurship Certificate of Achievement (CA), 42 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUS 120 - Principles of Business (3 credits)
  • ECON 130 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ENT 125 - Starting a Business (3 credits)
  • ICS 101 - Digital Tools for the Information World (3 credits)
  • Communication: A.S. Core Options  (3 credits)

Note: 

  1. ECON 130: This course fulfills the Social Environment category.
  2. ICS 101: This course fulfills the Computer/Technology category.

Spring Semester 2

  • BUS 190 - Survey of International Business (3 credits)
  • ENT 150 - Basic Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs (3 credits)
  • MGT 124 - Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • Marketing Options +  (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: MATH 100, MATH 103 or higher + (3 credits)

Fall semester 3

  • BLAW 200 - Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 293 - Cooperative Education (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251 (3 credits)

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Total credits: 42

Management Certificate of Achievement (CA), 42 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • ACC 201 - Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BUS 120 - Principles of Business  (3 credits)
  • ECON 130 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ICS 101 - Digital Tools for the Information World (3 credits)
  • MGT 120 - Principles of Management  (3 credits)

Note: 

  1. ECON 130: This course fulfills the Social Environment category.
  2. ICS 101: This course fulfills the Computer/Technology category.

Spring Semester 2

  • ACC 202 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • MGT 124 - Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • Communication: A.S. Core Options  (3 credits)
  • Marketing Options + (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251 (3 credits)

Fall Semester 3

  • BLAW 200 - Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 293 - Cooperative Education (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)

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Total credits: 42

Entrepreneurship Certificate of Competence (CO), 18 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • ENT 125 - Starting a Business (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)
  • ICS 101: This course fulfills the Computer/Technology category.
  • Computer/Technology: BUSN 121; BUSN 130; or ICS 101 (3 credits)

Spring Semester 2

  • ENT 150 - Basic Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs (3 credits)
  • Marketing Options + (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251 +(3 credits)

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Total credits: 18

Management Essentials Certificate of Competence (CO), 21 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BUS 120 - Principles of Business  (3 credits)
  • MGT 120 - Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: MATH 100, MATH 103 or higher + (3 credits)

 

Spring Semester 2

  • BUS 124 - Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • Communication: A.S. Core Options  (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251 (3 credits)

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Total credits: 21

Retail Essential Certificate of Competence (CO), 15 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • MGT 120 - Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MGT 122 - Human Relations in Business (3 credits)
  • Marketing Options  + (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: MATH 100 or MATH 103 or higher  + (3 credits)
  • Oral Communication: SP 151 or SP 251  + (3 credits)

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Total credits: 15