Business Administration

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning.

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply appropriate accounting principles and concepts to identify, record, classify, summarize, interpret, and communicate financial results.
  • Recognize and demonstrate appropriate employability skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and critical thinking skills in the business and professional environment.

Contact Information

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Matt Baldwin, MS
Chair of Business and Culinary
Phone: 336-838-6161
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Kelly Pipes, MPA
Lead Instructor of Economics
Phone: 336-838-6424


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Associate to Bachelor Agreements

An Associate to Bachelor agreement is an opportunity for students to complete their Associate's degree at Wilkes Community College and then transfer into a specified program at a partnering four-year institution for their Bachelor's degree. Wilkes Community College has the following Associate to Bachelor agreements for our Business Administration graduates:

Other Opportunities

UNC Greensboro accepts the credits listed on their Transfer Guide for Business towards various business-related degrees (Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and International Business).

Western Carolina University accepts credits towards the degrees listed below based on the current WCC AAS in Business Administration.