Business, Economics, and Data Analytics

You are organized and a leader. You are a collaborator and work well with others to accomplish your goals. You know the importance of selling, promoting, and using data to achieve your objectives. From Accounting to Marketing, Finance to Management, or General Business, you will find a fulfilling career in the Business, Economics and Data Analytics path.

PROGRAMS IN THIS PATH:


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Economics-Applied
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Textile Marketing

All offerings in this path:

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Program Course Sequence
Exploration (For students who are unsure of program/concentration) Course Sequence
URI and RIC Transfer Agreements
Programs Degree Type
Business URI B.A. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Accounting RIC B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Business URI B.A. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Computer Information Systems RIC B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Economics URI | RIC B.A. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Economics (Applied) URI B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Finance RIC B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Management RIC B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Marketing RIC B.S. Transfer
General Studies, recommended coursework for Textile Marketing URI B.S. Transfer
Four Year Program-to-Program Transfer Agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Bryant University General Business - Business Administration B.S.B.A. Transfer
  General Studies - Business Administration B.S.B.A. Transfer
Castleton University Accounting - Accounting B.S. Transfer
  Financial Services - Management B.S. Transfer
  General Business - Management B.S.  Transfer
  Management - Management B.S. Transfer
  Marketing - Marketing B.S. Transfer
Charter Oak State College Business - Accounting - Business Administration B.S. Transfer
  Financial Services - Business Administration B.S. Transfer
  General - Business Administration B.S. Transfer
  Management - Business Administration B.S. Transfer
  Marketing - Business Administration B.S. Transfer
Excelsior College Financial Services - Business - Finance Concentration B.S. Transfer
  General Business - General Business B.S. Transfer
  Management - General Business  B.S. Transfer
  Marketing - Business - Marketing Concentration B.S. Transfer
Johnson & Wales University General Business - Accounting B.S. Transfer
  General Business - Business Administration B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Finance B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Management B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Marketing B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Entrepreneurship B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - Human Resource Management B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - International Business B.S.B.A.  Transfer 
  General Business - Op & Supply Chain Mgmt> B.S.B.A.  Transfer 
  General Business - Org Risk/Cyber Sec Mgmt B.S.B.A. Transfer 
Nichols College General Business - Accounting  B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - Criminal Justice Management  B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - General Business  B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - Hospitality Management B.S.B.A. Transfer 
  General Business - Other majors B.S.B.A. Transfer 
Providence College General Business - Leadership Development B.A. Transfer
  General Business - Professional Studies B.A. Transfer
  General Studies - Leadership Development B.A. Transfer
  General Studies - Professional Studies B.A. Transfer
Salve Regina University Accounting - Accounting B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Business Administration B.S. Transfer 
  General Business - Health Care Admin/Management B.S. Transfer 
  Marketing - Marketing B.S. Transfer 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Accounting - Accounting B.S. Transfer
  Management - Management - Org Leadership B.S. Transfer
  Management - Management - Sm Busn/Entrep B.S. Transfer
  Marketing - Marketing B.S. Transfer

An ASSOCIATE degree from this path helps students begin careers such as:

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.

      • Earning Potential - $20.49/hour; $42,619/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Human resource assistants are involved with nearly all programs and services that relate to a company’s human resources division. Their work, which is often decidedly administrative in nature, involves documenting grievances, terminations, absences, performance reports, and compensation and benefits information. Beyond administrative duties, however, HR assistants are also often involved in recruiting, hiring, and training new employees. Typical tasks, therefore, include posting job openings, gathering information on new applicants, contacting references, and informing employees of their hiring status.

      • Earning Potential - $19.72/hour; $41,017/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators evaluate insurance claims. They decide whether an insurance company must pay a claim, and if so, how much.

      • Earning Potential - $38.03/hour; $79,102/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper files and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.

      • Earning Potential - $20.74/hour; $43,139/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Medical transcriptionists, sometimes referred to as healthcare documentation specialists, listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports. They also may review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients’ medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.

      • Earning Potential - $21.11/hour; $43,908/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

A BACHELOR degree enables students to begin careers such as:

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

      • Earning Potential - $37.05/hour; $77,064/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. Their specific responsibilities vary, but administrative service managers typically maintain facilities and supervise activities that include recordkeeping, mail distribution, and office upkeep.

      • Earning Potential - $53.78/hour; $111,862/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members.

      • Earning Potential - $53.15/hour; $110,552/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Budget analysts help public and private institutions organize their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional spending.

      • Earning Potential - $39.97/hour; $83,137/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws governing financial institutions and transactions. They review balance sheets, evaluate the risk level of loans, and assess bank management.

      • Earning Potential - $40.96/hour; $85,196/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.

      • Earning Potential - $70.33/hr; $146,286/year

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*Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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Last Updated: 9/18/18