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2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Professional, AAS

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Campus: Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Community Colleges

The Business Professional program is comprised of three levels of coursework. Each lead to an increasingly higher level of professional award (Certificate, Diploma, and AAS). Business Professional program is the perfect program for individuals with little or no related business experience. Students will learn advanced software applications, strategies for business success effective communication, and the economic impacts of business. EICC will help you to train for the career that meets your goals. Students may complete part or all their degree online, in a live/online format, or with a combination of those two formats.

With the Associate of Applied Science degree, students will obtain extensive education and training relating to management. Students graduating from the program will have a solid business background necessary to enter or advance in the business job market in a variety of positions. As a graduate, students will be prepared to enter the job market as a manager trainee. If you are seeking to update skills and knowledge for a current position, this program will help you advance your career.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Business Professional program, students will be able to: 

  1. Compose professional quality business documents.
  2. Develop and deliver professional, effective presentations on business topics.
  3. Integrate use of technology in performing business functions.
  4. Read, analyze, and appraise financial statements.
  5. Explain the relationship between the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
  6. Identify best practices and current trends in stakeholder management.
  7. Apply marketing theories and research techniques to devise business recommendations.
  8. Articulate the interrelatedness of international and domestic businesses, societies, and governments.
  9. Demonstrate an awareness of ethical and social responsibilities to multi-cultural, team-oriented, rapidly changing business environments.
  10. Assess personal occupational qualifications and career options.

Plan of Study

Term Total: 17.00 Credits

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Term 3

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Term 4

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Business Professional, AAS Total: 62.00 Credits

Business Specialty Electives

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).


If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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