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|COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DEGREE PROGRAMS|
Bachelor of Business Administration
The management track offers a fundamental understanding in the areas of finance, statistics, accounting, marketing, and management. The studies focus on the resources of an organization and how they are used to achieve company objectives. Students develop an understanding of business language as well as the ability to analyze business problems existing in today’s workplace.
Students who enroll in the marketing track will learn to identify and assess the consumer and industrial market needs, develop marketing strategies to meet those needs through primary and secondary marketing research, and create advertising campaigns.
After graduating individuals could choose to specialize in areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, and statistics and can find a job in almost any business-related field.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
There are many career opportunities in accounting. They include public accountant focusing on tax and auditing services, industry positions such as controller, CFO or internal auditor, cost accountant, forensic accounting, the Internal Revenue Service, and accountants working on local and state governments and not-for-profit enterprises. You might be able to find jobs in places such as corporations, public accounting firms, and government.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting - CPA Track
To be eligible for the uniform written Certified Public Accountant Examination in Georgia, a person must have completed a total of 150 semester hours of postsecondary education, including a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university. This education must include at least 30 semester hours in certain specified accounting subject areas.
By completing this degree program, students will qualify for the uniform written CPA Exam in Georgia, and prepare themselves for careers in public accounting, private industry, or governmental organizations.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Sport Management
Sport Management at Shorter University focuses on the preparation of professionals qualified to manage sport organizations, including private enterprises, government or public employment settings, and commercial ventures.
This program involves students with appropriate coursework and field experience, assisting students in receiving a high level of competence in the Sport Management field. Professional preparation develops capable sport management specialists able to apply creative communication, leadership, and managerial skills in an array of positions in the sport industry. These positions include sales, marketing, public relations, operations, facilities, and event management.
Online Courses in Sport Management
Some courses for this degree are offered online. Find out more
This degree will prepare you for management jobs in any of the many sports leagues around the country and even the world. Some of these jobs include player personnel, business operations, venue and stadium management, account executive, customer service, game operations, sports marketing, merchandise manager, group and ticket sales, sponsorship, event planning and community relations.
Computer Information Systems
The Computer Information Systems major requires a solid foundation grounded modern information system technologies and systems problem solving skill development. Courses in Web site development, database, security, systems analysis and design, as well as resource management are among those required for the CIS major. Other traditional courses, such as networking, operating systems, and programming are also form an integral part of the program.
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Bachelor of Science in Economics
Career OpportunitiesPotential jobs straight out of Shorter include, but are not limited to, investment banker, statistician, budget analyst, financial analyst, trade specialist, program analyst, insurance broker, professor, revenue agent, consultant, economic analyst, loan officer.
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