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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business Management / Entrepreneurship, A.A.S. (Cumberland)

This program prepares students to lead start-up businesses and expand small businesses. Introduces students to management, marketing, accounting and finance, which are essential for effective business development. Business programs focus on the education and skills needed in today's global business environment. Practical courses coupled with general education offerings enhance development of critical thinking, communication and problemsolving skills, as well as adaptability and teamwork.
Program Goals
  • ·Prepare and present effective oral and written business presentations. ·Evaluate key elements of a Strategic Plan and make recommendations for improvements. ·Work effectively in both leadership and support roles as part of diverse teams to achieve a variety of business related tasks. ·Analyze existing local small business and prepare recommendations. ·Demonstrate mastery of financial and managerial accounting concepts by preparing balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows, and budgets by performing costs, volume and profit analysis. ·Discuss the philosophy of the concepts essential for business development. ·Describe the formal structure that affect Entrepreneurial practices. ·Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: for transfer course equivalencies. CCC graduates have transferred to every university in New Jersey and scores of universities throughout America. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities. This program prepares students to lead startup businesses and expand small businesses. It introduces students to management, marketing, accounting, and finance which are essential for effective business development. Employment opportunities include small business owner, and small business manager.
Career Opportunities
Small business owner; small business manager.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.