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Program Info


Fred Rascoe
Dean of Career and Technical Programs
931-668-7010 Ext. 2123
[email protected]
McMinnville Center 164

Gina Burke
Curriculum Chair, Business and Technology
[email protected]
931-668-7010 ext. 2132

Business Education A.S.

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

The A.S. degree is designed for students to transfer to a university and complete a bachelors degree. Upon completion of the bachelors degree, students should be prepared to teach business at the high school level.