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Research shows that business degree graduates are in high demand in the workplace, with more than 20 million job listings nationwide seeking applicants in positions directly related to this degree. We built the program specifically to prepare students for the workforce in those professions.
Our customizable Bachelor’s Degree with a business concentration provides students with an overview of business studies to provide them basic knowledge of business for a potential career in another area. The new B.A. in Business Administration provides much more specificity in business and one of the four tracks in the program: Accounting and Finance; Economics and Finance; Marketing and Sales; and Management and Entrepreneurship.
Not only will you receive a highly sought business degree, but you will also earn an advantage over other graduates by completing our unique Camak Core professional development program, learning the key soft skills that employers are looking for in new hires. In addition, all students who meet the GPA and credit hours requirements for their scholarships will be able continue to use that scholarship through the four-year program.
A bachelor of arts in business administration is a four-year degree that offers a deep dive into business. And at SMC, you won’t just learn about business theory, you’ll gain practical skills such as project management and teamwork. You’ll also get real-world experience through an internship, which is built into our degree.
The Camak Core, named for SMC’s founder, Dr. David English Camak, is a required 6 courses – or 18 hours of degree credit – of professional development (soft skills and experiences for personal and career success). The Camak Core makes up one-third of your total degree hours. These classes and hands-on career experiences will give you an 18- to 24-month head start on learning the habits, skills and behaviors that are vital for workplace success. No other liberal arts college offers this much career preparation for college credit.
Professional development is getting you ready for the workforce. No matter what field you go into– business, non-profit, government agencies– you need to know how to communicate, conduct yourself in a professional manner, and lead projects. The professional development courses offered in Camak Core will give you skills to excel in the workplace.
Current SMC students will be contacted by their advisor to set up appointments for advisement and registration after eligibility notification is received. Transfer students will be contacted by the college after they are admitted into the program to register for classes.