Yavapai College’s New Bachelor of Science in Business Degree Offers Three Concentrations and Many Future Options
Yavapai College’s new four-year Bachelor of Science Business degree features three concentrations from which students can choose: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Management and Leadership.
The Bachelor of Science in Business with an Accounting Concentration provides students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the accounting profession. The program emphasizes the development of financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation skills, as well as analytical and critical thinking abilities. Students will also learn how to use accounting and data analytic software, prepare financial statements, analyze financial data, and develop budgets. Graduates of this program can pursue careers in accounting, finance, auditing, tax preparation, and consulting, among other areas. This program also provides the foundation to transfer into master’s-level certified public accountant (CPA) track programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Business with Entrepreneurship Concentration is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to start, manage, and grow their own business ventures. The program emphasizes the development of innovative and strategic thinking, leadership skills, financial management, and marketing strategies necessary for entrepreneurial success. Students also learn how to identify and evaluate potential business opportunities, create business plans, and manage the risks associated with starting and running a business.
Organizational Management and Leadership
The Bachelor of Science in Business with Organizational Management and Leadership Concentration is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in leadership positions in various organizations. The program emphasizes the development of effective communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, as well as an understanding of organizational behavior, human resource management, and ethics. Students also learn how to develop and implement strategic plans, manage teams, and lead change initiatives. Graduates of this program can pursue careers in management, consulting, human resources, and leadership roles in various industries, including healthcare, finance, technology, and non-profit organizations.
The 120-credit Bachelor of Science in Business Degree:
- Is designed for new students, continuing students, or graduates. Those fresh out of high school, who have no college, or already have an associate degree in any discipline can enroll.
- Is offered entirely online.
- Is incredibly affordable when compared to other baccalaureate degree options. Students will pay $155 per credit for in-state tuition for upper-division courses.
- Uses Open Educational Resources for most classes, meaning that there are no textbook costs for students.
- Has no associated student fees.
For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Business Degree, visit www.yc.edu/bsb.