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    Grand Rapids Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Business


The Business Pathway is an option for students who have good communication and interpersonal skills, are organized and efficient, and enjoy finding creative solutions to solve problems.  Academic programs in the Business Pathway can lead to careers in areas such as accounting, management, sales, marketing, human resources, and entrepreneurship.  This pathway also serves those who would like to start their own business.


Pathway Program

The pathway associate degree is designed to help students deciding on their academic and career goals to identify an area of interest.  It is also designed for students who are interested in transferring to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in an area where GRCC does not have an academic program.  This degree can be customized to meet individual student’s needs.  It also allows students to fulfill general education and graduation requirements at GRCC and transfer to a 4-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Career Programs

Career programs are designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in a specific career field.  These programs include both associate degrees and certificates and are not intended for transfer. Career Assoicate Degree programs meet the GRCC graduation requirements, but do not require completion of all of the GRCC general education requirements.

Transfer Programs

Transfer Programs are designed to fulfill GRCC general education and graduation requirements and prepare students to transfer to a college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. Transfer type associate degree programs focus on prerequisite coursework to a particular major, while articulated transfer degrees are based on formal agreements and are guaranteed to transfer to a college or university if minimum grades and other stated standards are met.

 


Career Coach

GRCC is proud to announce the addition of Career Coach, a valuable online search tool, to its web site. Career Coach gives GRCC students the power to explore hundreds of potential careers while providing them the tools necessary to make informed decisions about their career and educational plans. This new tool provides career information and career options necessary for student success at GRCC. To get started visit Career Coach at GRCC.