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Business Department

Business Administration

COCC's Business department offers students a world of opportunities

Business Administration Department offers 9 programs of study, including 4 One Year Certificates of Completion, 4 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business Degrees, and an Associate of Science Oregon Transfer (ASOT) Business emphasis Degree.

Associate of Applied Science

One Year Certificates


Special experiences are available for the business student at COCC. BA 280 Cooperative Work Experience may be applied as a business elective if electives exist within an award. Used as an end-of-program experience, the added-value experience tying education and work experience provides the opportunity to demonstrate to employers recently acquired skill sets and provides students with valuable work experience. Many students in positions with existing employers leverage this cooperative work experience into new positions with increased responsibilities moving them closer and closer to their ultimate career goals.

Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree Business emphasis and transfer to...

OSU-Cascades, Bend Oregon
Linfield University, McMinnville Oregon
Southern Oregon University, Ashland Oregon
Portland State University, Portland Oregon
Eastern Oregon University, La Grande Oregon
University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon

Business Department Contacts

For additional information contact specialized faculty or administrative assistant:

Scott Hays - Accounting 541.383.7715
James Ellis - Applied Accounting & Retailing 541.383.7718
Michael Hansen - Marketing & Business Communications 541.383.7712
Vaughan Briggs - Finance & Entrepreneurship 541.504.2981
Theresa Freihoefer - Management & Small Business Entrepreneurship 541.383.7734
Christina Grijalva - Administrative Assistant 541.383.7714