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Business Admininistration

Business Administration Certificate

The Certificate program in Business Administration is a program of study designed to prepare students for entry-level skills in business. For students who wish to continue their education and pursue an AAS degree in Business Administration, all credit hours from the certificate program will be applied to the Business Administration AAS degree program of study.

Mission Statement

The Business Administration Certificate Program is a program of study designed to prepare students for self-employment, for entry-level positions in business or to pursue an AAS degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

Goals

  • Program graduates will be self-employed or manage their own business

  • Program graduates will continue their higher education studies

Program Outcomes
Business Administration Certificate Outcomes:
  • Program graduates will be able to understand fundamental business concepts and principles

  • Program graduates will be able to use basic software to produce a report and distribute it electronically

  • Program graduates will be able to recognize the value of good ethical standards in their application to business and the importance of corporate social responsibility

  • Program graduates will be able to demonstrate interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with others in a professional environment
Business Administration Certificate - Program of Study (PDF format)

Business Administration Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Business Administration is designed to meet the educational needs of those who want to prepare for employment upon graduation. The program helps students attain skills, knowledge, and experience in general business, accounting, and technical training necessary to gain and maintain employment.

Mission Statement

The Business Administration Associate of Applied Science Program will provide training and education to students to enable them to compete and qualify for employment in the business administration field; and to produce well trained and competent professionals to provide services to private and public entities.

Goals
  • Program graduates will obtain an entry level position in the business administration field.

  • Program graduates will continue their higher education studies.

  • Program graduates will take on leadership roles in their tribes.

Program Outcomes
Business Administration Associate of Applied Science Degree Outcomes:
  • Program graduates will be able to apply management principles and concepts necessary for effective, efficient business practices.

  • Program graduates will be able to apply principles of accounting, finance and economics to evaluate fiscal decision making.

  • Program graduates will be able to recognize the culturally diverse workplace and the need to respect varying points of view.

  • Program graduates will be able to demonstrate interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with others in a professional environment.

  • Program graduates will be able to recognize the value of good ethical standards in their application to business and the importance of corporate social responsibility

Business Administration Associate Of Applied Science - Program of Study (PDF format)

Business Administration Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration is a program of study designed to meet the educational needs of those students who wish to fulfill the lower division requirements for transfer to four year colleges and universities. Courses in the A.S. degree program are transferable to other two and four-year institutions of higher education in New Mexico, and appear on the New Mexico Statewide Articulation Matrix. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their advisors to assure the best transitions to four-year schools.

Mission Statement

The Business Administration Program will provide training and education to students to enable them to continue working toward completion of a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration; and to produce well trained and competent professionals to provide services to private, public and tribal entities.
Goals
  • Program graduates will transfer to a four-year higher education institution

  • Program graduates will become effective and ethical managers in their professional careers

  • Program graduates will take on leadership roles in their tribes

Program Outcomes
Business Administration Associate of Science Degree Outcomes:
  • Program graduates will be able to apply management principles and concepts necessary for effective, efficient business practices.

  • Program graduates will be able to apply principles of accounting, finance and economics to evaluate fiscal decision making.

  • Program graduates will be able to recognize the culturally diverse workplace and the need to respect varying points of view.

  • Program graduates will be able to Demonstrate interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with others in a professional environment.

  • Program graduates will be able to recognize the value of good ethical standards in their application to business and the importance of corporate social responsibility.

  • Program graduates will be able to demonstrate that they are academically prepared to succeed in a four-year program.

Business Administration Associate Degree - Program of Study (PDF format)

Tribal Emphasis

The Tribal Emphasis Program was created jointly by SIPI and New Mexico State University (NMSU). Its purpose is to prepare students to enter positions of managerial responsibility in tribal enterprises. Students would take the tribal courses listed below in place of BADM 130, BADM 240, BADM 242, ECON 201.

Tribal Emphasis Courses

  • BADM 250 Tribal Leadership, 3 credit hours
  • BADM 251 Tribal Management, 3 credit hours
  • BADM 252 Tribal Law, 3 credit hours
  • BADM 253 Tribal Resources and Economic Development, 3 credit hours
Upon completing these courses students will be able to transfer credits earned to NMSU, where they may complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business, with an option in tribal management

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