ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SVGCC

Division of Technical and Vocational Education

Department of Business and General Studies

The department of Business and General Studies offers the following Associate Degree programmes:

 

AAS Business Studies

An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Studies is designed for people who are looking for the knowledge and skills to enter the business world or to matriculate to higher degrees. Prospective students may choose to specialize in Sales and Marketing or Accounting. This programme prepares students for the many positions in the public and private sectors. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in the field of Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Information Technology, Law and other areas critical to operating in today’s business environment.

Accounting Specialisation

Entry Requirements

  •  A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including:
    1. English A (Language)
    2. Principles of Accounts

Courses

Year One

  • CMAT113 Business Mathematics
  • EBUS113 Essentials of Business
  • FMKT003 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • GED101 Communication I
  • OHS003 Occupational Health and Safety
  • FACC113 Fundamentals of Accounting
  • BLAW113 Introduction to Business Law
  • ECON003 Principles of Economics
  • FIAC123 Financial Accounting I
  • GED102 Communication II
  • ITEC103 Information Technology
  • SISS123 Stock (Inventory) Systems and Storekeeping

Year Two

  • BCOM123 Business Communication
  • BETH203 Introduction to Business Ethics
  • CPP123 Computer Applications
  • CSFI213 Customer Service for Financial Institutions
  • FIAC213 Financial Accounting II
  • FREN203 Functional French
  • STAT003 Business Statistics
  • CACC201 Computerised Accounting
  • CAMA223 Cost and Management Accounting
  • HREL203 Human Relations
  • OMGT233 Organisation and Management

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Sales and Marketing Specialisation

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including:
    • English A (Language)
    • a business subject

Courses

Year One

  • CMAT113 Business Mathematics
  • EBUS113 Essentials of Business
  • FMKT003 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • GED101 Communication I
  • OHSR003 Occupational Health and Safety
  • ITEC103 Information Technology
  • BLAW113 Introduction to Business Law
  • CAPP123 Computer Applications
  • ECON003 Principles of Economics
  • GAC113 General Accounting
  • GED102 Communication II
  • SPAN203 Functional Spanish

Year Two

  • ASAP123 Accounting for Sales and Purchases
  • BCOM123 Business Communication
  • CSAM203 Customer Service for Financial Institutions
  • MHDD213 Multimedia and Hypermedia Design and Development
  • BETH203 Introduction to Business Ethics
  • CACC201 Computerised Accounting
  • HREL203 Human Relations
  • OMGT233 Organisation and Management
  • SACS223 Sales Administration
  • SCSS213 Stock (Inventory) Systems and Storekeeping
  • SPAV223 Sales Promotion

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AAS in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is designed to give students a basic understanding of entrepreneurship and an introduction to various aspects of small business management. Students entering this programme are expected to develop and produce a business plan as part of the requirements for graduation. This business plan is expected to be used as a pathway to starting up their small business enterprise. There is no industrial attachment for this programme.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including English A (Language).
  • A business subject, foreign language or experience in a small business would be an asset.

Courses

Year One

  • CMAT113 Business Mathematics
  • EBUS113 Essentials of Business
  • FMKT003 Fundamentals of Marketing
  • GED101 Communication I
  • OHSR003 Occupational Health and Safety
  • ENTR113 Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • BACC123 Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • CTBD123 Commercial Transactions and Business Documents
  • ECON003 Principles of Economics
  • GED102 Communication II
  • EMBD113 Entrepreneurial Management and Business Develoment

Year Two

  • BCOM123 Business Communication
  • BETH203 Introduction to Business Ethics
  • BLAW113 Introduction to Business Law
  • ENAC223 Entrepreneurial Accounting
  • ITEC103 Information Technology
  • SCSS213 Stock (Inventory) Control Systems and Storekeeping
  • CACC201 Computerised Accounting
  • CAPP123 Computer Applications
  • CSAM203 Customer Service and Merchandising
  • HREL203 Human Relations
  • OMGT233 Organisation and Management
  • SPAN203 Functional Spanish

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AAS Office Administration

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Office Administration is designed to produce marketable office professionals. Students are introduced to the principles, knowledge and skills required to work in an administrative capacity in various office environments.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including:
    1. English A (Language)
    2. Office Administratin (OA)

Courses

Year One

  • GED101 Communication I
  • CMAT113 Business Mathematics
  • OHSR003 Occupational Health and Safety
  • EBUS113 Essentials of Business
  • ITEC103 Information Technology
  • PPOE113 Professionalism, Protocol and Office Etiquette I
  • GED102 Communication II
  • CAPP123 Computer Applications
  • GACC113 General Accounting
  • SMGT123 Stock Management
  • RPCS123 Reception Procedures and Customer Service
  • KEYB123 Keyboarding

Year Two

  • BCOM123 Business Communication
  • KPBAP213 Keyboarding Applications
  • OFFP213 Office Procedures
  • PCAB213 Payroll, Cash and Banking Transactions
  • PPOE213 Professionalism, Protocol and Office Etiquette II
  • RMGT213 Records Management
  • CACC201 Computerised Accounting
  • HREL203 Human Relations
  • IPRO223 Information Processing
  • OFOS223 Office Organisation and Supervision
  • PADS223 Personal Assistant Duties
  • SPAN203 Functional Spanish

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Certificate in Office Administration

The Certificate in Office Administration is a one year programme.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of four (4) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent including:
    1. English A (Language)
    2. Office Administration (OA) or EDPM

Courses

  • CMAT113 Business Mathematics
  • GED101 Communication I
  • ITEC103 Information Technology
  • FREN203 Functional French
  • OHSR003 Occupational Health and Safety
  • PPOE123 Professionalism, Protocol and Office Etiquette I
  • HREL203 Human Relations
  • KEYB123 Keyboarding
  • OFFP213 Office Procedures
  • PCAB213 Payroll, Cash and Banking Transactions
  • SMGT123 Stock Management
  • GED102 Communication II

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