This specialty within the Business Administration degree program provides a broad foundation of technical skills designed to prepare the graduate for information system support roles within a business organization.

Students in the Business Administration program learn business concepts such as accounting, business and consumer law, economics, management, and marketing. Coursework in this pathway develops skills in solving technical issues related to information support and services, including knowledge

of computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities involving information support and services, interactive media, network systems and design, software development, and other emerging technologies.

Program Information

  • Business Law
  • Information Systems Business Concepts
  • Web Programming & Database Management
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Management
Graduates of the WCC Business Administration – Management Information Systems Program will:

  • Apply appropriate financial accounting principles and concepts to identify, record, classify, summarize, interpret, and communicate financial results.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and critical thinking skills in the business and professional environment.
  • Use marketing concept to successfully identify customer needs and deliver a product which meets those needs.
  • Understand and apply the fundamental legal concepts of contract law and employment law.
  • Apply the theories and concepts of economics, finance, and human resource management to various business problems and decisions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to access, compile, evaluate, and present relevant information using spreadsheet, document production, and presentation software.
  • Recognize and demonstrate work habits that model professional and ethical behavior in the workplace.

In addition, a graduate will be able to:

  • Solve technical issues related to information support and services, and communicate information about these issues in an appropriate manner within the business environment (A25120M).

Contact Information

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David M Ritter
Lead Instructor - Economics and Management Information Systems
Phone: 336-838-6124
dmritter951@wilkescc.edu
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