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Prof. Donna McKoon, Department Chair
Business and Technology Department
(931) 393-1607
dmckoon@mscc.edu
Marcum 233

Business Education

Associate of Science (University Parallel-Area of Emphasis)
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Program Description

The Associate of Science degree with emphasis on Business Education is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university. This program is for students interested in pursuing a career in business or a business related position that involves training and business education. In addition to core curriculum, Business Education students will be introduced to the following:
  • basic principles of accounting
  • secondary accounting principles with emphasis on partnership and corporate entity accounting manufacturing cost systems and financial statement analysis
  • an overview of the business environment including business careers, business ownership and organization, management, marketing, and finance
  • working knowledge of word processing
  • a study of microcomputer applications including their uses, capabilities and limitations
  • how the use of spreadsheet applications can be used to identify business and accounting problems and organize accounting data
  • basic statistical theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, and their applications in business
  • other interesting curriculum in preparation for bachelor's degree completion at any one of Tennessee's colleges or universities

Practical Experience

Students will be engaged in the learning process through activities like:
  • critical thinking
  • in-depth research and analysis
  • interaction with students and instructors
  • exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

  • high school business teacher
  • corporate trainer
  • financial planner
  • real estate agent
  • insurance agent