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The Business Administration curriculum is designed for students who wish to gain the technology and skills necessary for employment and advancement in the business management environment. Students will be prepared to own their own business, work in a leadership role for others or transfer to a four-year institution. Business Administration curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members.

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ANNE NELSON

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


JENNIFER DEJEAN

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Clarkston Campus
1470 Bridge Street
Clarkston, WA 99403


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Mission

We believe the most critical factor of success is confidence, we make every effort to foster self-esteem throughout the department, empowering students to perform successfully in business-related careers and/or at the baccalaureate level.

Program Outcomes

  • Program completers will demonstrate technical competency in core ability and related instruction curriculum components.
  • Students who have declared a program major will complete that program of study.
  • Student and employer satisfaction will reflect a high degree of self-esteem, self-confidence, and the potential to grow within that job or business.
  • Students completing the AAAS degree will become employed in a living wage job.

Degree Options

Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Business and Management upon completion of the two-year program of study. A Business and Management one-year certificate is available upon completion of the first year of study in the AAAS Degree program.
There is also an Associate in Business - DTA Degree for students wishing to pursue a business degree at a Washington public baccalaureate institution.

Certification

The Business Administration program curriculum at WWCC has been developed around the skills that have been identified by the Secretary of Labor's commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS). The five Scans competencies students will be expect to master are: (1) resource skills (the ability to allocate time, money, materials, space and staff); (2) Interpersonal skills, (the ability to work on teams, teach others, serve customers, lead, negotiate and work well with people from culturally diverse backgrounds); (3) Information ability, (the ability to acquire, and evaluate data, interpret and communicate, and use computers to process information); (4) Systems understanding, and (5) Technology ability.