Business AdministrationAssociate in Arts Degree Available at: East Campus, OnlineHelpful Links:Talk to an AdvisorCatalogAcademic CalendarCourse SchedulesDel Mar College uses the Texas Common Application.Clicking this link will take you to Becoming a VikingApply Online NowProgram OverviewThe rapid changes taking place in all new phases of global business are presenting new employment opportunities for those with business degrees. Your entry into these global and regional business opportunities is the Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration at Del Mar College. The Business Administration curriculum is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce or advance to a four-year degree. It also prepares students who are already employed for career advancement.It is Del Mar College’s continuing policy to educate students in the very latest developments in all business fields. Prepare for a career in accounting, general business, management, marketing, economics or finance. ACCOUNTINGThe Language of BusinessAn accountant's work is critically important in contemporary business. Availability of jobs and relatively high starting salaries have made accounting one of the most in-demand majors on college campuses. Accountants work in corporations, accounting firms, independent businesses, government and nonprofit organizations.FINANCE AND ECONOMICSThe Facilitator of BusinessThe financial manager plans, obtains and manages the company's funds in order to accomplish the company's objectives effectively and efficiently. They work as bank loan officers, financial advisors, act as consultants, and are Chief Financial Officers for companies.MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL BUSINESSThe Backbone of BusinessWhether it's running a multinational enterprise or a local retail store, the manager's job is to combine human resources and technology to achieve company goals. The work is hard but the compensation can be very rewarding.MARKETINGThe Promoter of BusinessMarketing is the link between the organization and the people who buy and use its goods and services. It is the path to developing loyal, long-term customers. Careers in marketing include research, analysis, design and promotion.