From welding to philosophy, FRCC has a program for you.

Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester!

Select a campus to see what programs are offered there.  Click on a program name for required classes, contacts, starting salaries, and more.

Business & Logistics Degrees

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

To give you a comprehensive understanding of business principles and hands-on experience, FRCC has many business degree options and business courses to equip you for the bustling business world. Students can earn an associate degree in business or choose from our other business degrees: A.A.S. in Business or A.A.S. in Business Logistics.

For your convenience, FRCC also gives students the opportunity to earn an online business degree and take online business classes, as well as earn a business certificate online.

Choose from three degrees or a variety of shorter-term, specialized certificates.

Business Degrees

A.A. in Business

60-61 credits
(4 semesters)

An A.A. Business degree prepares you to transfer to a Colorado four-year school to pursue a bachelor's degree in Business.

Business Degree for Transfer: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered online and at all campuses. Evening only classes offered at Larimer.

A.A.S. in Business

60-62 credits
(4 semesters)

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 or Marketing. We have a transfer agreement with Regis University where you can transfer from FRCC.

Business degree: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered online and at all campuses.

Business Logistics Degree

 

A.A.S. in Business Logistics

60-62 credits
(4 semesters)

With the Business Logistics degree, you'll get an overview of core business, management, and marketing classes, as well as a comprehensive understanding of distribution, warehousing, purchasing and transportation.

We have a transfer agreement with Regis University where you can transfer from FRCC. Students should consult with an advisor at Regis to best determine how the business logistics courses will transfer.

Business Logistics degree: See required courses and descriptions. 

Offered at the Westminster Campus only.

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. 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-Global Campus
  • 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.

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.

Business Specialization certificate: See required courses and descriptions.

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 and descriptions.

Offered at Boulder County only.

Logistics

15 credits
(1 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.

Logistics certificate: See required courses and descriptions. 

Offered at the Westminster Campus only.

Foundations in Leadership & Management

9 credits
(1 semester)

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

Foundations in Leadership & Management certificate: See required courses and descriptions. 

Offered online and at Boulder County Campus.

Foundations of Business

13 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.

Foundations of Business certificate: See required courses and descriptions..

Offered online and at all campuses.

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 Campus and Brighton Center.

Project Management certificate: See required courses and descriptions. 

Retail Management

24 credits
(2 semesters)

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 and descriptions. 

Offered online, at all campuses & Brighton Center.

Small Business Operations

6 credits
(1 semester)

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

Small Business Operations certificate: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered online, at all campuses & Brighton Center.

 

Small Business Ownership

15-16 credits 
(1 semester)

 This certificate program prepares students for the entrepreneurial challenge of starting, operating and marketing a business effectively. Includes additional elective classes in the following areas based on your interests: marketing, employee management, financial management and business support.

Small Business Ownership certificate: See required courses and descriptions.

Offered online, at all campuses & Brighton Center.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare effective business written communications.
  2.  Identify different types of business organizations.
  3.  Demonstrate basic software program skills for organizing and managing data.
  4.  Demonstrate effective business presentation skills.
  5.  Develop teamwork skills.
  6.  Analyze financial ratios.
  7.  Discuss issues in ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  8.  Apply critical thinking skills to business scenarios.
  9. Prepare an effective resume and cover letter targeted to a specific job.
  10. Demonstrate double entry accounting.

Business Jobs & Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Marketing Research Analyst $41,732
$73,455
$89,317
Bookkeeper/Accounting Clerk $28,980
$42,827
$49,751
Accountant $48,627
$82,319
$99,165
Human Resources Assistant $32,582
$43,643
$49,174
Human Resources Specialist $41,346
$69,422
$83,459
Transportation, Distribution Manager
$76,811
 $118,575
$139,457
Logistics Analyst
$45,538
$75,704
$90,787
Financial Analyst $54,744
$109,124
$136,314
Office Manager $39,216
$62,598
$74,288
Sales Agent (financial services) $34,014
$76,162
$97,235
Sales Rep (non-technical) $37,193
$77,332
$97,401
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment
Occupational Employment Statistics Survey (2018)

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