Business & Marketing

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The Business programs at Lamar Community College will help you get started or advance your career in Business or Accounting.  Our program provides quality academic coursework and highly qualified instructors to help you develop the skills necessary for success in today’s workplace.

Below you’ll find additional information regarding our Business & Marketing program options.

If you are interested in the ever-growing field of business technology, you may also want to check out our programs in Business & Information Technology or Computers & Information Technology.

Tax Help CO

If you’re ready to learn some business skills that you can immediately put into action, consider taking Tax Help CO (ACC 132/133).  In this class you’ll learn the skills you need for preparation of federal and state income tax returns for individuals.  Whether you want to earn money on the side preparing taxes or you intend to continue as your career, Tax Help CO is a great way to start.  

Degrees & Certificates

Business & Marketing Options

Business Articulation A.A. Business Articulation Degree Plan
Business A.A.S. Business Degree Plan
Business Marketing/Management A.A.S. Business M/M Degree Plan
Accounting Certificate Accounting Certificate Plan
Business Certificate Business Certificate Plan

Associate of Arts Degree / Emphasis in Business

An Associate of Arts degree with a Business emphasis is designed for students who plan to transfer to a business program at a Colorado four-year college/university. The curriculum is designed to provide a student with a background of general education and basic principles of business. This degree offers a strong fundamental foundation of business theory, procedures and practices.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business

This flexible degree prepares students for first line supervisory roles in office settings demanding data entry, PowerPoint presentation, word processing, desktop publishing, and posting/billing skills.

Associate of Applied Science in Business Marketing / Management

Our Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Marketing & Management is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, organize, influence, and control organizational resources to achieve goals in a dynamic business environment. Successful graduates are able to apply their knowledge in ways that benefit businesses and decision-making processes from technological, financial, marketing, management or other relevant business perspectives. The goal of the program is to provide students with the practical skills and competencies that are important elements in enhancing employability in business marketing and management careers.

Accounting Certificate

By following this certificate plan, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to gain an entry level accounting job.

Business Certificate

Today’s business support person performs the functions of a coordinator of various activities in many business organizations. These responsibilities, coupled with sophisticated technologies, offer a greater challenge than ever before, along with many rewards. The one-year Business Certificate provides students with basic knowledge and skills necessary for an entry-level position.

Program Details

Entrance Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Cost of Textbooks/Supplies

  • Tuition based on total number of credits taken.
  • The cost may vary from semester to semester.

Gainful Employment Information

See below for the most up to date information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend our programs.

Faculty & Staff

Joe Shields

Business Faculty
Phone: 719.336.1548

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