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Business

Oglala Lakota College’s business program gives students the skills needed to successfully perform in the business environment and to understand the core functional areas of business.

Students that pursue a business degree from Oglala Lakota College, will gain insight into how to effectively analyze business problems, while learning to apply ethical decision models and fundamental legal processes. In fact, the study of business is universal and an essential component to all disciplines. Meaning that the knowledge our students learn in this field may be carried with them into all future endeavors.

Students pursuing a B.A. in Business Administration have the chance to specialize in management, accounting, tribal management, and entrepreneurship.

Students entering the business program are required to take the Accuplacer test offered by the OLC Foundational Studies department.

B.S. Business Administration

OLC's Bachelor Degree program in Business Administration offers you the choice to explore one of four areas of specialization: Management, Accounting, Tribal Management or Entrepreneurship. Each degree provides a foundation of general business knowledge and skills, as well as specialized preparation for those who want to pursue a career in government, tribal programs or in private business.

Specialization in MANAGEMENT

  1. Learn to evaluate and apply the functions of Human Resource Management
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of small business by successfully completing a business plan
  3. Learn to understand organizational issues and human behavior to apply leadership styles necessary to effectively solve problems

Specialization in ACCOUNTING

  1. Recommend the appropriate managerial and business issues critical to analyzing accounting data and other information used for identifying and assessing opportunities and risks, developing organizational plans, allocating resources, and accomplishing objectives
  2. Recommend relevant accounting principles and standards to specific business activities and workplace situations

Specialization in TRIBAL MANAGEMENT

  1. Learn to select, apply for, and manage a grant
  2. Integrate principles of management and personnel supervision in relation to tribal programs
  3. Learn to apply behavior approach management with an emphasis on the understanding, prediction, and control of human behavior in the tribal and organizational setting

Specialization in ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  1. Determine individual leadership techniques to best suit a small business
  2. Assemble a report in relation to the marketing research conducted for a business
  3. Construct a business plan integrating reservation issues, licensing, tribal laws and codes

A.A. General Business

OLC’s Associate of Arts degree program in General Business is intended for those who ultimately may decide to pursue a Bachelor’s degree. This program is designed to provide you with a basic education in business, while facilitating continuation of your education toward a Bachelor’s degree in Business, at a future date, without loss of credit. It is also suitable for those who seek an Associate of Arts Degree from Oglala Lakota College, but plan to pursue further education at another accredited institution of higher education, and want to ensure that their degree and/or credits fully transfer.

General Business - Associates of Arts

General Business - Associates of Arts
Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring

Engl 103 Mis 113 Engl 113 BAd 333 BAd 253 See

Math 103 Sci Elec. Acct 103 Acct 203 BAd 263 Bachelor
Lak 103 Lakota Elective BAd 133 Lak 233 Econ 203 Bach. Elec Elective
SpCm 103 BAd 143 Hum Elec Econ 213 BAd 243 Lit Elec Rotation
Download AA in General Business Plan of Study

Business Administration - Bachelor of Science

Business Administration - Specialization in Accounting
Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5

Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring

Engl 103 Mis 113 Engl 113 BAd 333 BAd 253 BAd 243 BAd 263 BAd 363 BAd 383 Acct 453

Matd 103 Matd 134 Bmatd SoSc 313 Acct 103 Acct 203 Acct 393 Acct 303 Elective Acct 353
Lak 103 Lsoc 103 BAd 133 Lak 233 Econ 213 Elective BAd 383 BAd 343 Lak Elec Acct 423 BAd 453
SpCm 103 BAd 143 Hum Elec Econ 203 Sci Elec Lit Elec Elective Elective Acct 343 Elective Elective
Download BS in Business Administration - Accounting Specialization Plan of Study

Business Administration Plan of Study - Specialization in Tribal Management
Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5

Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring

Engl 103 Mis 113 Engl 113 BAd 333 BAd 253 BAd 243 BAd 263 BAd 363 BAd 453 Acct 463

Matd 103 Matd 134 Bmatd SoSc 313 Acct 103 Acct 203 Acct 393 BAd 313 Econ 333 Elective
Lak 103 Lsoc 103 BAd 133 Lak 233 Econ 213 Elective BAd 383 BAd 343 Lak Elec Lpol 313 Lak Elec
SpCm 103 BAd 143 Hum Elec Econ 203 Sci Elec Lit Elec Elective Elective Elective BAd 373 Elective
Download BS in Business Administration - Tribal Management Specialization Plan of Study

Business Administration Plan of Study - Specialization in Entrepreneurship
Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5

Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring

Engl 103 Mis 113 Engl 113 BAd 333 BAd 253 BAd 243 BAd 263 BAd 363 Elective BAd 453

Matd 103 Matd 134 Bmatd SoSc 313 Acct 103 Acct 203 Acct 393 Lpol 313 BAd 423 BAd 473
Lak 103 Lsoc 103 BAd 133 Lak 233 Econ 213 Elective BAd 383 BAd 343 Lak Elec Lak Elec BAd 483
SpCm 103 BAd 143 Hum Elec Econ 203 Sci Elec Lit Elec Elective Elective Elective BAd 413 Elective
Download BS in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship Specialization Plan of Study

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