What is Business?
The Business program provides a contemporary, career-oriented curriculum which includes a sequence of core courses in business, economics, mathematics, computer applications, information systems, and a broad group of social sciences. There are five specific career preparations: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems (MIS). The preceding links will provide you with degree requirements (pdf format).
The Pitt-Johnstown Business Department is organized into two separate departments, the Accounting and Finance Department and the Management and Marketing Departments. Brief information follows below, and you may also click the banners for more detailed information.
Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Business Program at Pitt-Johnstown is to prepare students with both a general education that is rich in the liberal arts, based on critical thinking skills development and a specialized education that establishes a core competency in a major functional area of business be it marketing, information systems, or general management.
Accounting and Finance Majors are involved in various aspects of financial analysis and mastering all levels of computing to be competitive in the business environment.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers two options or tracks for accounting majors. Students may choose from the financial (CPA) track and the managerial track. The Accounting Department has proven to be successful in placing graduates in many facets of accounting.
The finance concentration focuses on budgetary control, financial analysis, database management, and systems analysis and design. Students have a variety of courses to choose from.
Accounting & Finance Homepage
The mission of the Department of Management and Marketing at Pitt-Johnstown is to prepare students with both a general education that is rich in the liberal arts, based on critical thinking skills development and a specialized education that establishes a core competency in a major functional area of business.
To accomplish this mission, we promote critical thinking and analysis in all of our course offerings. This includes the use of rigorous student written and oral requirements designed to bolster several sets of skills. Specifically, your course work will require you to work in groups (interpersonal skills), prepare case analyses and written presentations (diagnostic, analytical, and interpersonal skills), and deliver oral presentations (communication skills).
Management & Marketing Homepage
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