The Business and Computer Information Division provides students with the intellectual foundations and quality business and technical education so they may assume productive careers in a dynamic and demanding world market.
Academic Programs Offered
Transfer Degree (ABUS)
The Associate of Business degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a university. You will learn basic business principles including accounting, economics, and computer information systems.
Occupational Degrees (AAS)
The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems (Programming Emphasis) will prepare you for an entry-level position as a computer programmer, systems analyst, or database administrator. It will also prepare you for transfer to NAU-Yuma to pursue a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Technology. You will learn to write computer programs, do systems analysis, and use databases in a business environment.
Students pursuing the AAS in Business may select an area of emphasis from the following options:
- Acccounting (A.A.S)
- Financial Management
- General Business
- Hotel/Resturant Management (A.A)
- Logistics Supply Chain Management (A.A.S)
- Paralegal Studies (A.A.S)
- Accounting - Graduates will be equipped with the essential skills required of an entry level employee in the accounting industry. The required major and other departmental (business) courses are designed to meet the growing demand for competent accounting personnel in both the private and public sectors.
- Computer Information Systems – prepares you for an entry-level position as a computer programmer, systems analyst, or database administrator. Courses may also transfer to NAU-Yuma toward a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Technology.
- Computer Security – computer security is a critical part of modern business strategy. This certificate will develop a knowledge of Information Security and methodologies that contribute to participate success in the Information Security and Assurance workforce. You will learn topics such as Information Technology risks, vulnerabilities, and protection requirements for new and emerging technologies.
- Entrepreneurship - program offers a dynamic curriculum to prepare students to be an Entrepreneur of an Intrapreneur. An entrepreneur is an individual who performs development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business. An Intrapreneur is an individual that applies entrepreneurial skills and approaches within an established company; being creative with ideas and procedures.
- Logistics (Basic & Advanced) - program is designed for students seeking a vocational certificate/degree. A variety of logistics along with complementary business and general education courses will guide the student to establish a clearly focused foundation to enter the logistics profession in a wide range of available positions.
- Networking – prepares you for a position relating to computer networking, managing of facilities, and network administrator responsibilities. You will develop a basic knowledge of computer networking.
- Office Administration – prepare you for an entry-level position as a file clerk, receptionist, clerk typist, cashier, teller, hospital admitting clerk, transcribing machine operator, and other related positions. You will develop marketable office skills that will benefit you in your current or potential office positions.
- Paralegal Studies - preparation for entry level employment in law offices. Provides students with practical legal skills enabling them to draft legal documents. Students are familiarized with fundamental concepts of substantive areas such as torts and business law. Legal theory and related practical applications are integrated throughout the program.
- Retail Management - Fundamentals in business accounting, management, marketing, personnel supervision and leadership.
Business and CIS Division Staff
Division Chair, Business & Computer Information Systems
Business and CIS Division Faculty
Professor of Business & Computer Information Systems
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Professor of Business/Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Professor of Business
Professor of Accounting
Professor of Economics & Business
Professor of Business and Accounting
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Economics