Business Administration – Fort Peck Community College

Business Administration

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The Associate of Arts Degree (AA) Business Administration curriculum transfers to a four-year college, and prepares students to successfully enter occupations and careers in the business sector.  Students learn basic accounting principles, contract law, business ethics and economic principles to aid them in starting or running a business.  Career opportunities include entry-level management in banks, insurance companies, health organizations, educational institutions, manufacturing businesses, merchandisers, government, technology, and many more.  In addition, the student will become acquainted with the history of the federal government’s relationship with Indian tribes and its legal effect on doing business in reservation communities.

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Relate macroeconomic and/or microeconomic principles to the current economy
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and work with a variety of people in a team situation
  • Perform accounting and finance functions as related to service and merchandising businesses

It will cost $12,000 for this degree.


General Education Requirements Credits
Core I Communications (COMX 111 and WRIT 101 and WRIT 201) 9
Core II Mathematics and Science (M121/145 and *science with lab recommended for transfer) 7
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences (ECNS 201/202) 6
Core V American Indian Studies 3
Core VI Technology (CAPP 131) 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 36
Business Administration Program of Study
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
BGEN 116 Business Law 3
BMGT 235 Management 3
BGEN 201 Business Ethics 3
CAPP 156 Microsoft Excel 3
STAT 216 Statistics 4
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 24
Total credits required for degree 60


*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis