The faculty of Business & General Studies specializes in providing students with the requisite knowledge and skills required for managing a business in an ever changing world. Graduates are equipped with both the theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable them to become entrepreneurs and or move on to further studies.

Programmes Offered:

 

Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of the Associate Degree in Business Studies or other relevant Associate Degrees issued by the CCCJ. Consideration will be given to candidates with Associate degrees from other accredited institutions subject to the evaluation of the CCCJ. Mature status as determined by the CCCJ.

 


General Courses:

Administrative Communication, Macro Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Practice, Operations Research, Research Methodology, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Organizational Behaviour, Company Law, Introduction to Political Environment, Management Accounting, Caribbean Economic Development.


Areas of Specialization:

  1. Accounting: Financial Management I & II, Financial Accounting II, Taxation I & II, Financial Reporting &

Entry Requirements:

5 CSEC/CXC subjects Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level A, B, or C, including English Language and Mathematics

Alternate forms of matriculation:
(a) equivalent qualifications as determined by CCCJ
(b) Mature status as determined by CCCJ.


General Courses:

Cataloguing & Classification I & II, Fundamental of Information Technology, Information & Society I & II, Communication I & II, Shelving & Arrangement, Introduction to Reference Sources and Services I & II, Library Specializations, Technology in Library Service, Preparation & Handling of Materials, Circulation Procedures, Psychology, Information & Records Management, Caribbean Studies, Multi Media Resources, Periodicals Controls, Collections Department, Fundamentals of Accounting , and Library Management.

Campus & Mode: Montego Bay—Evening, Westmoreland—Evening

Students are required to complete 240 hours of Work Experience

Entry Requirements:

4 CSEC/CXC subjects Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level, A, B, C, including English Language and Accounts. Applicants must be at least 16 years old.


General Courses:

Recording Financial Transactions, Management Information, Maintaining Financial Records, Managing Costs and Finances, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, and Accounting in Business.

Campus & Mode: Montego Bay—Evening, Westmoreland—Evening

Entry Requirements:

4 CSEC/CXC subjects Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level, A, B, C, including English Language and Accounts. Applicants must be at least 16 years old.


General Courses:

Recording Financial Transactions, Management Information, Maintaining Financial Records, Managing Costs and Finances, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, and Accounting in Business.

Campus & Mode: Montego Bay—Evening, Westmoreland—Evening

Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of the Foundation in Accountancy formerly CAT Qualification/; or Associate Degree in Business Studies, or a minimum of two A’ Levels and 3 CSEC/CXC subjects Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level, A, B, C including Maths and English, or 6 CAPE units with grade 4 or above. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.


Courses Include:

Accountant in Business, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Corporate & Business Law, Performance Management, Taxation, Financial Reporting, Audit & Assurance, Financial Management, Professional Accountant, Corporate Reporting, Business Analysis, Advanced Financial Management, Advanced Performance Management, and Advanced Taxation.

Campus & Mode: Montego Bay—Evening.

Entry Requirements:

 

4 CSEC/CXC subjects Gen. I, II, III GCE O’ Level subjects A, B, C, including English Language. Principles of Business an asset.


General Courses:

Office Systems, Communication 1 & 2, Foundation Math 1 & 2, Accounting, Information Technology, Economics, Business Ethics, and Introduction to Management.

Campus & Mode: Montego Bay—Day, Westmoreland—Day

Entry Requirements:

2 CSEC/CXC subjects including English Language Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level, A, B, C or professional certification or passing the HEART/NTA entry test.


Courses Include:

In this programme students will learn to use advanced features of computer applications; customise packaged software for clients; develop macros and templates for clients using standard products; design organizational documents using computing packages; locate and evaluate on line information; operate a word processing application (basic and advanced); prepare multimedia for different platforms and so on.

Campus & Mode: Westmoreland—Evening.

Entry Requirements:

2 CSEC/CXC subjects including English Language Gen. I, II, III or GCE O’ Level, A, B, C or professional certification or passing the HEART/NTA entry test.


General Courses:

Quality Customer Service, Communication Skills, Data Entry & Retrieval Procedures, Care for Babies; Care for Children, Children’s Language and Cognitive Development, Children’s Nutritional Needs, Safety and Well Being of Children, Children’s Physical Needs, Entrepreneurial Strategies, Children’s Social Development, Child-Oriented Environment, Parenting, and Evaluating Children’s Daily Activities.

Campus & Mode:Westmoreland—Evening