BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES OVERVIEW
WHAT DO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CLASSES PREPARE ME FOR?
Business majors complete a general business administration curriculum that prepares them for a career in a non-profit, for-profit, and many facets of the business environment. Junior college students who take business classes in Chicago receive a foundation in business studies that includes accounting, management, marketing, global business and economics. Many graduates of the Business Administration program at Generations College go on to continue their education at four-year institutions.
Generations College offers a range of business classes at our campus in Chicago, as well as numerous online learning opportunities. Taking courses online offers the convenience of distance learning without sacrificing the quality of education. Business administration studies can teach effective business communication skills, leadership and management fundamentals, marketing and sales concepts (including social media marketing for businesses), information technology skills, entrepreneurship, business ethics, human resources and more.
Business administration classes at Generations College include the following categories:
- Business Management
- General Education
WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION STUDIES?
- Administrative Assistant
- Office Manager
- Store Manager
- Executive Assistant
- Legal Office Assistant
Demand for administrative assistants is projected to grow by 12 percent in the next ten years (U.S. News and World Report, 2012-2013).
MEDIAN SALARY RANGE
While the median annual salary in 2010 for administrative assistants was $34,660, the top 10 percent of executive administrative assistants earned more than $73,530 a year.
WHY TAKE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES AT Generations?
Business Administration majors at Generations College have the opportunity to complete an internship which allows them to define career goals, gain experience and acquire self-confidence in the workplace. Community college students enrolled in business management classes at Generations College learn to:
- Analyze internal and external business reports including basic financial statements
- Analyze and evaluate competing interests of stakeholders including customers, suppliers, investors and society
- Communicate effectively in business environments
- Use relevant business software and online business resources
ACCREDITATION FOR BUSINESS CLASSES IN CHICAGO
Generations College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.