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Hesston College Associate Degree in Business
Hesston College

Associate Degree in Business

Hesston, USA

2 Years


Full time

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USD 31,368 / per year



Hesston College’s business program offers a series of courses in various aspects of the business to prepare students to complete a four-year business degree for a variety of academic and career paths in accounting, finance, economics, business management or administration, international business, sales, or marketing, or IT management.

Majoring in business

Hesston College business and accounting students have the opportunity to earn a $2,500 scholarship for their sophomore year by pursuing the Business Practices of Excellence.

At Hesston College, you will have many opportunities to apply what you are learning. Some of the opportunities you may experience include:

  • Analyze case studies in specific businesses to apply business, economic, and accounting concepts
  • Participate in a stock market analysis project
  • Analyze real-world corporate financial statements
  • Examine and report on current major events in economics
  • Analyze competing for economic theories
  • Design, implement, and administer business computer networks
  • Tour manufacturing businesses
  • Complete a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats)
  • Develop an interactive budget
  • Utilize a team approach to learning
  • Make individual and group oral and written presentations
  • Expand your technical skills through designing print publications, enhanced office documents, or web pages for actual clients
  • Work with someone in your field of study through an internship or job shadow
  • Interact with business professionals and tour establishments
  • Attend conferences where you can mix with the business world
  • Tutoring and departmental work, often limited to juniors and seniors at most four-year colleges, is offered to our business students
  • Participate in the internship program, validating your career interests through actual work experience

Why choose business?

Business is practical. Every organization in every industry relies on business principles to be successful. Individuals with a business foundation are poised to run a personal business and have the practical skills to work in a variety of positions.

Demand for business majors is strong. The demand for business majors will continue to be strong because there are so many career opportunities available to students with solid business education. Employers need employees who have been trained to organize, plan and manage within an organization.

There are opportunities for specialization. The business allows for more opportunities than most other fields. You can also choose a specialization that combines fields of study such as psychology and business to work in organizational behavior.



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