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Business Administration

The Business Division at Santa Barbara City College offers opportunities to explore and prepare for many different types of careers in business. Technological changes, such as computer operations and creative financing, have demanded that employees have an even broader business background than only a few years ago.

Emphasis in Management: Management prepares a student for entry-level management positions within a wide variety of organizations. All require personnel with some business and management skills. It may also lead toward a career in management with a large firm. 

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Emphasis in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship prepares a student to become a small business manager and/or entrepreneur. It may also lead toward a career in management with a large firm. In addition, the program provides existing managers with new insights and training.

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Real Estate: Trained real estate professionals have opportunities as property managers, appraisers, rental agents, and salespersons. Banks, savings and loan associations, insurance agencies, developers, and brokers are also interested in these trained professionals.

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SBCC Offerings

Business Administration at SBCC
A.A. Degree and Certificate in Business Administration and related areas.
Awards and Certificates at increasing levels of competency.

EDD Occupational Guides *

Retail Store Manager/Supervisor
Customer Service Representatives
Sales Managers in California
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products in California
Management Analysts in California
General and Operations Managers in California

*Information on job descriptions for these fields is pulled from Onet Online, a nationally maintained source of occupational information, and The California Employment Development Department (EDD) website. Visit these sites for additional occupation profiles, or explore the extensive career and major database, Eureka, that SBCC subscribes to at www.eureka.org; create an account there using the SBCC site ID code: VUOHNDU.


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