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South Plains College offers students a technical program in business that is designed for students seeking comprehensive, integrated business knowledge. The curriculum provides for a selection of business courses that meet the trends, needs, and expectation of the business community, as well as the goals and desires of the student. The flexibility of the program allows for the creation of a degree plan that can extend from general knowledge to a specified narrow concentration. Business areas include general business, marketing, management, accounting, real estate and administrative support. The program is offered at the college's Levelland Campus, Lubbock Center and the Plainview Center. Students who satisfactorily complete this two-year curriculum will receive an associate of applied science degree. The program also offers optional plans for a Certificate of Proficiency in General Business and a Certificate of Proficiency in Business Management. South Plains College's business associate program offers you the opportunity to study areas necessary to compete in today's fast-paced business world. The classroom settings at SPC encourage the open exchange of ideas necessary to develop reasoning skills. Additionally, up-to-date computer hardware and software provide you with an opportunity to use computers for business applications and study.

Associate Degree and Certificate Options

Students completing the two-year business associate program receive an associate of applied science degee.  This degree will provide you with the specialized skills and the credentials to attain gainful employment in a business related position.  The program consists of 60 semester credit hours of business related course work.

The two certificates offered in this program include the Business Management Certificate and the General Business Certificate.  Both of these certificate programs are TSI-waived.  Students enrolling in either of these programs are not subject to TSI regulations when following the required degree plans.

Career Opportunities in Business

Today's workforce requires that the successful employee possess initiative, ability to adapt to change, and a sincere interest in their work. Many opportunities are available for you in the world of business. You could be employed by a corporation or small business, a government agency or non-profit organization, or a college or university. The Associate of Applied Science in Business also provides a good foundation for starting your own small business.

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