GENERAL BUSINESS

General Information:

The UCCS College of Business Administration was established in 1965. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical framework to be effective leaders and managers in the competitive contemporary business environment.

 

The Business Program requires the student to choose an area of emphasis from Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Marketing, Professional Golf Management, Organizational Management and Service Management.

Career Possibilities:

Because business is such a huge part of today's culture, there are many jobs available for students with business degrees. Depending on the area of emphasis chosen, more doors will open. A business minor can also be a great asset when complemented with another major as it provides skills that virtually every company in the world will be looking for.

 

Manufacturing
Retailors
Distributors
Financial Analysists
Managers
Administrator
Advertising, Promotion
Marketer
Loan Administrator
Convention Organizer
Property Manager
Service Administration
Insurance Agent/Broker
Accountant/Auditor
Consultant
Project Manager
Information Systems Specialist
Human Resource Director
Corporate Trainer
Credit Analyst
Entertainment Manager
Media Planner
Payroll Officer
Politician
Quality Control Auditor
Sales Representative
Gaming Manager
Agent

CEO

Applicable UCCS Graduate Programs:

M.B.A.

Distance M.B.A

 

Statistics:

Business Operations Specialists Median Annual Salary: $49.740

Employment in 2002: 3,177,000 employees

Projected Growth Rate: Faster than average (21-35%)

Projected Need for 2002-2012: 1,295,000 additional employees

Most significant source of training: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience.

Median Annual Salary for Administration in:

Management of companies and enterprises

$66,700

Elementary and secondary schools

$59,220

Colleges, universities, and professional schools

$56,960

State government

$55,710

Local government

$51,570

Note: these statistics vary greatly from job to job and company to company.


UCCS Clubs:

A-Counting Club (ACC)
AYI Investment Club
Delta Sigma Pi (Co-ed Professional Business Fraternity)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

For More Information

www.careers-in-business.com
www.aicpa.org
www.irem.org
www.achca.org
www.imanet.org
www.iiaa.org