Business

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Richard L. Toler, Jr, Ph.D., MBA

Residential Faculty - Program Director- General Business

480-461-7719

Office: BP 43A - Room: BP 24

This program is part of the Business & Information Systems Department.

Business

Did you have a lemonade stand when you were young? Ever trade your sandwich with somebody in the lunchroom? How about selling candy bars for a school trip? You may not have known it at the time, but you were doing business. Business, in the broadest sense, describes any commercial, financial, and industrial activity where goods and services are exchanged between two parties.

The Business program at MCC provides quality academic coursework, sound teaching methodologies, and state-of-the-art technologies to help you develop marketable skills that are responsive to the needs of a variety of workplaces. Our programs are designed to give you the competency, tools, and capabilities necessary to successfully contribute to today’s evolving business environment. Our programs also give you what you need to transfer to a four-year university.

The Business program includes five specialty subjects:

  • Business
  • Business Communication
  • International Trade
  • Small Business
  • Salesmanship

Career Profile

Quick Stats

Example Titles
Customer Service Representative
Business Developer
Coordinator of Special Projects
Sales Professional
Communications Specialist
Types of Employers
Marketing/Communications Companies
Public Relations Firms
Corporations
Financial Companies
Government and Public Administration

The demand for business professionals will continue to be high because the career opportunities for individuals with a solid business education are abundant. Companies in every industry need professionals who are trained to organize, plan, and manage an organization.

Business professionals:

  • May educate the public about client products and services
  • May write press releases and plan events and news conferences
  • Regularly interact with people
  • May work overtime to meet deadlines
  • Often have a bachelor’s degree
  • Have good writing and organization skills

Available Associate Degrees and Certificates

A list of available degrees and certificates offered in the Business program
Degree / Certificate Type Title Courses
Associate in Business - General Requirements    ABUS-GR Associate in Business General Requirements Course List
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Bookkeeping Technician Track XIII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Business Communication Track I Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Game Technology Track XI Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - International Trade Track VI Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Management Information Systems Track IV Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Management Track II Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Marketing Track III Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Multimedia Technology Track VII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Project Management Track IX Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Real Estate Track V Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Small Business Track X Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Software Quality Assurance Track XII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Business - Web Technology Track VIII Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS General Business Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science AAS Administrative Professional Course List
Associate in Applied Science AAS Organizational Management Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science   AAS Retail Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Print and Web Applications Specialist Course List
Certificate of Completion CCL Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Production Applications Specialist Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Administrative Professional Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic - Track I Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic Track II Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist /Advanced Track I Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced Track II Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Entrepreneurial Studies Level I Course List
Certificate of Completion CCL Entrepreneurial Studies Level II Course List
Certificate of Completion   CCL General Business Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion   CCL International Trade Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion   CCL Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Marketing Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion   CCL Organizational Leadership Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion   CCL Project Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion   CCL Retail Management Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Salesmanship Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Small Business Start-Up Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion CCL Technology Support Analyst Course Sequence

Get Your Associate Degree or Certificate Online

Associate degrees and certificates for this program are available online (denoted with a   icon above). Online learning is a convenient, flexible alternative to traditional classes. Learn more about the benefits of earning your associate degree or certificate online.

Transfer to a University

A list of available transfer options for the Business program
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Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Economics
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Finance
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Management
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Management (Entrepreneurship)
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

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Advising for the Business program is available through the Business & Information Systems department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.