Business Degrees

Online Business Degrees

Offered at: Boulder, Larimer, Westminster, Online, Brighton Center

A.A. in Business

60 credits
(2 years)

An A.A. business degree prepares you to transfer to a Colorado four-year school to pursue a bachelor degree in business.  We have a transfer agreement with Regis University where you can transfer with up to 90 credit hours from FRCC.

Business Degree for Transfer: See required courses.

See business course descriptions.

A.A. Business Degree offered online and at all campuses.

A.A.S. in Business

61 credits
(2 years)

An A.A.S. degree in business puts you in the workforce quickly. In addition to an overview of business classes, you can choose electives in a specific field that interests you: Accounting, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Networking, Computer Web, Finance, Management, Marketing. 

Business degree: See required courses.

See business course descriptions.

A.A.S. Business Degree offered online and at all campuses.

Business Certificates

Business Specialization

9 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate program allows you to focus your courses in a specific business category. Courses can be in Accounting, Business, Computer Information Systems/Computer Science/Computer Web Based, Management, Marketing, Multimedia Graphics Design, or Finance.

Offered online and at all campuses.

   

International Basics

9 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate program is designed for individuals who seek to develop and improve skills in international business.

International Basics certificate: See required courses.
   

Logistics

15 credits
(2 semesters)

This certificate program gives students a comprehensive understanding of distribution, warehousing, purchasing and transportation. Warehousing covers the storage and staging of materials for their ultimate need and end use. Purchasing addresses the associated costs of materials in conjunction with and interrelated with transportation, distribution and warehousing.

Offered at the Westminster Campus only.

Logistics certificate: See required courses.

   

Management Basics

9 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate program is designed for individuals who seek to develop and improve their business management skills.

Offered online and at all campuses.

Management Basics certificate: See required courses.
   

Marketing Basics

9 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate program prepares students to perform marketing, administration, or support functions in organizations related to promotion, sales, public relations, retailing, or advertising operations.

Offered online and at all campuses.

Marketing Basics certificate: See required courses.
   

Project Management

9 credits
(1 semester)

This program introduces the tools and skills used to develop and implement project management plans used in various industries, including biotech, construction, information systems, marketing, telecommunications, engineering, and manufacturing.

Offered at Westminster and Brighton Center.

Project Management certificate: See required courses.

   

Retail Management

24 credits
(1 year)

This certificate program prepares students for the fast-paced changes taking place in the retail and grocery industry, so they are prepared to fill the numerous and varied management opportunities available. This broad program is appropriate for retailers AND suppliers and is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC).

Retail Management certificate: See required courses.

See gainful employment information.

   

Small Business Management

9 credits
(1 semester)

This certificate program prepares students for the entrepreneurial challenge of starting and operating a business effectively.

Offered online and at all campuses.

Small Business Management certificate: See required courses.

Business Jobs & Salaries

  Entry Average Experienced
Marketing Research Analyst $40,282 $75,175 $92,622
Bookkeeper/Accounting Clerk $23,769 $36,993 $43,606
Accountant $43,661 $72,107 $86,330
Human Resources Assistant $29,673 $39,715 $44,736
Human Resources Specialist $38,412 $64,370 $77,349
Financial Analyst $55,312 $88,652 $105,322
First-Line Office Manager $35,488 $55,339 $65,265
Sales Agent (financial services) $31,035 $76,432 $99,131
Sales Rep (technical/scientific) $44,754 $94,563 $119,468
Sales Rep (non-technical) $32,810 $71,776 $91,259
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment
 Occupational Employment Statistics Survey (2013)

Transfer Options

Regis University

FRCC students can transfer their Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree to Regis. Depending on your field of study, you can complete up to 90 credits at FRCC and transfer to complete about 30 credit hours at Regis to earn a Bachelor degree.  Learn more.

Other Colorado Four-Year Schools

Your A.A. degree in business will transfer to the following four-year schools:
  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Western State Colorado University 

See more about transferring.


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