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Business Administration, Management [2006]

Associate in Science Degree (60 Credit Hours)

This coursework prepares graduates for immediate employment in small and medium-sized organizations and provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in management occupations.

The Business Administration Programs available at the SCF provide our students with opportunities to develop the skills necessary to participate in business and professional communities successfully in their area of interest. The Program Manager(s) of Business and Technical studies at SCF provide personal assistance to candidates and students in selecting a business studies pathway appropriate to their interest and goals. Our business programs offer both traditional classroom instruction and flexible on-line learning environment opportunities for success.

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Business Management [3010]

Certificate (30 Credit Hours)

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of business management. The coursework will generally apply toward any of the following A.S. degrees: Business Administration, Business Entrepreneurship [2043], Business Administration, Management [2006], Business Administration, Marketing [2007], and Business Administration and Management [1706].

Program goals

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Prepare and use financial information about business organizations to support decision making
  • Manage business information using appropriate software Demonstrate effective business communication skills
  • Describe the significance of legal and ethical issues in a business environment
  • Demonstrate employability skills
  • Prepare or develop strategic or organizational skills
  • Identify, classify and demonstrate management activities

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Students planning to pursue an Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree or Certificate are strongly encouraged to meet with the individual program director/manager. Meeting with your program director/manager can ensure proper course selection and program success.

Program Director

John Lucado

Phone: 941-752-5283


Career and Technical Education Staff

In addition, the following CTE staff are always available for help.

Heather Mills
A.S. Advising



Kristey Richardson
Business and Student Engagement



Career Pathways and Articulation

As a Sarasota or Manatee county school student, you may have taken career, technical or academy classes at your high school or technical college. Through a career pathways agreement between SCF and the local school districts, students can receive college credit for the work they’ve completed.

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