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Accounting – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Accounting program is one of several options for students seeking to gain skills and knowledge in the field of accounting. Possible entry-level jobs for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, full-charge bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

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Accounting – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Accounting program is designed for students seeking to gain skills and knowledge in the field of accounting. Possible entry-level positions for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, full-charge bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Associate in Business – ABUS-GR

The MCCCD Associate in Business General Requirements (ABUS-GR) degree requires a total of 62-63 semester credits for the program of study. The degree has three major components: I. General Education, which includes Arizona General Education Curriculum for Business (AGEC-B), II. Common Lower Division Program Requirements, III. General Electives. The ABUS-GR degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to Arizona's public universities into majors that articulate with the Associate in Business General Requirements pathway and for students who plan to complete lower division course work toward a baccalaureate program at other degree granting institutions. All business majors except Computer Information Systems should follow the ABUS-GR pathway. Computer Information Systems majors should follow the Associate in Business Special Requirements (ABUS-SR) pathway. Generally, the degree transfers as a block without loss of credit to Arizona's public universities. In most cases, courses used to satisfy the MCCCD Associate in Business General Requirements will apply to university graduation requirements of the university major for which the ABUS-GR was designed.

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Business Management – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Management program is to provide students with a basic inventory of skills and competencies that will meet their needs when they become practitioners in the field. Recognizing that many persons already involved in business and industry desire to improve their skills, the program also seeks to offer alternative for the increase of knowledge and the improvement of skills by current practitioners in the field.

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Entrepreneurial Studies Level I – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future.

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General Business – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

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General Business – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is designed to provide business training for various entry-level positions in business. The courses include an introduction to business concepts, accounting and computer principles, and legal issues related to business. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Management – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Management program is designed to provide skills for management careers. Students completing this program are better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in management occupations such as manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, and service industries. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

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Management – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Management program is designed to provide skills for management careers. Students completing this program are better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in management occupations such as manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, and service industries. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Marketing – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Marketing program meets students' needs by providing skills necessary for marketing careers. The program is designed to develop competencies essential for success in marketing. By completing this program, students will be better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in a variety of marketing/management occupations, including wholesaling, retailing, professional sales, and entrepreneurship.

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Marketing – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Marketing program meets students' needs by providing skills necessary for marketing careers. The program is designed to develop competencies essential for success in marketing. By completing this program students will be better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in a variety of marketing/management occupations including wholesaling, retailing, professional sales, and entrepreneurship. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Real Estate Prelicense – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Real Estate: Prelicense program is designed to prepare students with the minimum coursework required by the state of Arizona for eligibility to take the state's real estate salesperson's license exam.

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Retail Management – AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Retail Management degree is designed to prepare individuals working in the retail management, food industry, and related fields, for the mid-level management position challenges of the future. The curriculum encompasses business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment. Instruction will provide the background and knowledge necessary for students to develop the judgment skills they must exercise as business managers.

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Retail Management – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Retail Management is designed to prepare individuals working in the Retail industry, and related fields, for the industry training needs in supervision and management, marketing, financial management, and business planning. The curriculum encompasses several business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment.

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Small Business Entrepreneurship – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Entrepreneurship program prepares students to acquire the skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a profit-making business. Emphasis is placed on evaluating potential business opportunities, developing a business plan, and practical application of small business operating principles. Students develop a foundation of business start-up strategies and practices that will enable them to prosper in the ever-changing small business environment.

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Small Business Start-Up – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Start-Up program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to become entrepreneurs. Courses provide a background in marketing, management, finance, and a capstone course in which students complete a business plan. The goal of the Small Business Start-Up certificate is to create a foundation for prospective small business owners and contribute to the long-term success of the business community.

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Supervision and Management I – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Supervision and Management I program is designed to provide knowledge in the following areas: computer concepts of information processing, supervision, and human relations. Students completing this program will be able to perform the supervisory and management functions of first-line supervisors. Students should have a desire to supervise employees and work in a business environment.

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Supervision and Management II – CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Supervision and Management II program is designed to provide knowledge in the following areas: accounting, business communications, business organizations, and management leadership trends. Students completing this program will be able to perform supervisory functions beyond that of a first-line supervisor. Students pursuing this occupation should have a desire to supervise employees, oversee management and decisions of first-line supervisors, and make supervisory decisions in a business.