Wenatchee Valley College offers a certificate of completion and an associate of technical sciences degree in business, as well as a program leading to an associate of arts and sciences (transfer) degree which is designed for transfer toward a bachelor's degree in business at a four-year college or university.
Business - Professional/Technical
- Certificate, Associate of Technical Science
The two-year, associate of technical sciences (ATS) degree program provides students
with a foundation in the business concepts of marketing, management, accounting/finance
and communications/human relations, plus basic competency in computer applications.
Many of the courses in this degree transfer to baccalaureate institutions. Students
must work closely with their advisers to ensure proper course sequencing and choice.
The retail management certificate prepares individuals to manage a variety of retail sales operations or lines of merchandise. Students who complete the courses for this program will develop a clear sense of the scope of a career in the field of retail management. The program serves both entry-level job candidates and incumbent employees. The curriculum includes courses in both written and oral communications, business math, human relations and microcomputer applications. Students also complete specific business and management courses in accounting, management, marketing, retailing and human resource management. After successful completion of the required coursework, students will receive a retail management certificate, which may also show the WAFC endorsement.
Tribal Gaming Management
A one-year certificate program offered on the Omak campus that is designed to prepare individuals for a management career in the regulatory sector of the tribal gaming industry. The regulatory/compliance sector of the tribal gaming industry is charged with providing the oversight, security and regulation of the industry as mandated by federal, state, local and tribal laws. The program's skill set blends business applications of math and English, computer proficiency, basic business principles and special topics related to tribal law and jurisdictional issues. A graduate of the program may have potential employment opportunities within Wenatchee Valley College's district with the Colville Confederated Tribes casinos and gaming enterprises and with other gaming and casino operations throughout the state.
- Associate of Arts and Sciences
You can transfer as a business major to all Washington state schools by finishing the
requirements for an associate of arts and sciences degree and taking specified business,
economics and math courses. It is essential that you work with a business transfer
adviser to ensure proper course sequencing.