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Business Administration

Degree in Business Administration

Program Description

The courses and electives available with the Business Administration degree will introduce you to the business areas of management, small-business ownership, human resource management and communications. Even in the 21st century earning a degree in business has proven valuable to professionals in varied business sectors and across the United States and abroad. Whether it is an entry-level position or a position up the corporate ladder this degree is the perfect start and bridge to advance in your studies and career goals. Specifically, this degree is to provide a business-oriented program with sufficient communicative and mathematical skills, socially relevant course work, and specific business specialties to develop a well-rounded and knowledgeable graduate.

Don’t wait! Register now for an upcoming semester in Business Administration. An education at Vance-Granville Community College will open the door to this exciting industry. Get started on earning your two-year degree in Business Administration, today!

B.S., M.B.A.
Program Head, Business
MAIN CAMPUS - Henderson
(252) 738-3295
Program Name Credit Hours Program Type
Business Administration A.A.S. Degree A25120 (Course Sequence) 69-70
Front Line Management Certificate C25120F (Course Sequence) 16
Business Management Certificate C25120C (Course Sequence) 15
Small Business Management 4.8 CEUs
Business Management 4.8 CEUs
Employee Development 4.8 CEUs
Workforce Training

Program Details

Discover the specifics of our programs, including required courses, course sequence, pathways, and learning outcomes.

  1. Students will apply business concepts and demonstrate how business functions in a changing global economic environment.
  2. Students will apply the basic accounting principles and demonstrate how to manage those principles in the business world.
  3. Students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of management functions and how to apply them.
  4. Students will apply basic economic principles and concepts, monetary theories, and supply and demand models to individual and business situations.
  5. Students will demonstrate how to make ethical and legal decisions.
  6. Students will understand the process of marketing.
  7. Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner.

Students enrolled in pre-approved continuing education training courses may request awarded credit in corresponding curriculum programs. They must first register, pay, and pass the continuing education course with a grade of satisfactory. In order to request awarded credit, the student must be enrolled in the corresponding curriculum program.

The credit will be awarded by the appropriate department with a grade of “PR”, Credit for Prior Learning. The credit hours of the course will count toward graduation at VGCC but may not transfer to other colleges or universities.

For a more comprehensive list of Continuing Education courses and their corresponding curriculum programs, please visit Approved CE to CU Prior Learning Credits.

Approved Prior Learning Equivalencies

CE Course Taken Equivalent CU Course Credit Hours Awarded Effective Date
MLS 3230 Small Business Management, 4.8 CEUs BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 October 26, 2020
MLS 3810 Business Management, 4.8 CEUs BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 October 26, 2020
MLS 3927 Employee Development, 4.8 CEUs BUS 270 Professional Development 3 October 26, 2020