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SMC|Academic Programs|Business Department|Business Program

Business Program


Programs in business are designed to educate people for careers in business and business ownership. Business managers coordinate business activities in private industry, public agencies, and non-profit entities. They are responsible for operations, managing supply chains and transportation, planning, organizing, budgeting, directing, supervising and controlling. Business executives are higher-level management staff, directing the overall activities of the firm. They develop and administer policies to maximize profits and to meet the needs of all stakeholders, customers, stockholders, employees, vendors, and society.

  • Associate in Science for Transfer in Business Administration​
  • Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration
  • Associate in Arts Degree in Management/Leadership
  • Associate in Arts Degree in Merchandising
  • Associate in Arts Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate of Achievement in International Business
  • Certificate of Achievement in Management/Leadership
  • Certificate of Achievement in Marketing
  • Certificate of Achievement in Merchandising
  • Certificate of Achievement in Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Department Certificate in Business Entrepreneurship
  • Department Certificate in Business International
  • Department Certificate in Business Management
  • Department Certificate in Business Marketing
  • Department Certificate in Business Merchandising
  • Department Certificate in Salon Business
  • Department Certificate in Business Logistics​
You must apply for Certificates of Achievement and A.A. degrees at the Admissions office.​

​​​All department certificates under 18 units are to be submitted to the Business office located in B220. You must attach a copy of your transcript to the application. You may log into Corsair Connect to download a copy of your unofficial transcript. Please highlight or underline the courses required for the certificate on your transcript. Applications can be submitted by mail or by email to the department administrative assistant Weiland_Rebecca@smc.edu​​. Certificates take up to 3 weeks to process. All certificates will be mailed to the address provided on the application.​

Degree and Certificate Requirements  (PDF)

Course Descriptions​ ​(PDF)

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