Business is one of the most popular fields of study in college.  Business graduates are in high demand, and business touches upon just about every aspect of society. An AS in Business Management from Lakes Region Community College will prepare students for entry-level jobs upon graduation, or transfer to a four-year college.  Students will be exposed to a variety of business topics, including entrepreneurship, management, marketing, international business, project management, human resources, and finance.  The diversity of classes gives students an opportunity to explore several different areas of business, where they will gain a solid foundation in each.

Potential Jobs/Careers

  • Human Resources Officer
  • Retail Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Sales Executive
  • Insurance Agent
  • Banker
  • Realtor


Course NumberTitleLectureLabCredits
ACCT131LAccounting I303
ACCT132LAccounting II303
BUS130LIntroduction to Business303
BUS135LSmall Business Management303
BUS231LPrinciples of Management303
BUS260LPrinciples of Marketing303
CIS132LSoftware Applications324
ENGL124LBusiness Communications303
ESNT120LCollege Essentials101
Select 3 credits:    
BUS241LHuman Resource Management303

Total Credits: 29

Business Electives

Course NumberTitleLectureLabCredits
BUS150LPrinciples of Customer Service303
BUS175LCooperative Education/Internship I303
BUS239LBusiness Law II303
BUS241LHuman Resource Management303
BUS261LSocial Media Marketing303
BUS264LBusiness and Sustainability303
BUS280LCooperative Education/Internship II303
CIS234LWebsite Development303
ENGL260LPublic Speaking303
FIN180LPersonal Financial Management303
OTM121LBusiness Documentation I303
SOSC221LOrganizational Behavior303

Business students may take any accounting class not already required and use as a business elective.

Students completing the program will be able to:

  • Have a strong command of the English language, including written and oral communications
  • Have the mental and physical ability to work in groups and give oral presentations
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension skills appropriate for a college level class
  • Demonstrate arithmetic and computation skills
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Work with members of the public in a professional, ethical, and courteous manner
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic accounting, finance, and budgeting principles
  • Be comfortable using computers and computer application software
  • Demonstrate competencies in fundamental areas of business accounting, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, human resources, computers/technology, economics, business law, international business, and project management


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Program Contacts

Carlene Rose


Scott Maltzie