Area of Study Guidelines for Business Management and Economics

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I will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Management and Economics with a concentration in Accounting. Completion of these studies at Empire State College will allow me to achieve my personal and professional goals without compromising my life’s responsibilities. The goals that I have planned for myself are quite common. The main goal is to achieve the self-confidence and self-satisfaction derived from becoming an educated individual with increased knowledge and abilities. Educationally, I wish to build upon my past experiences and capabilities. Professionally, I hope to work in my current career and obtain additional skills related to accounting. The ultimate purpose for my return to college is to gain more knowledge and…show more content…
I increased my knowledge in a variety of subjects and greatly enhanced my vocabulary skills. Researching subject matter allowed me to go beyond the surface of the material and grasp the meaning of the text. Lastly, writing the material based on my level of thinking and theory was a challenge. It has been thirty years since I attended Wayne Community College and received my Associates Degree. I found Accounting to be fascinating and my grades reflected the fact that I was very good at reconciling spreadsheets. I noticed that I enjoyed working with numbers, debits and credits. When I worked in retail and grocery stores, I was never intimidated by cash registers and when it came to counting monies. I knew then that Accounting would be my main focus in business in the world of business. Just recently while attending Erie Community College, I found Macroeconomics and Microeconomics to be fairly challenging. I learned much about the business world, how they manage grafts, and how demand and supply play a great role in the scheme of things. Public Speaking was very interesting. I took that course previously and noticed that my skills had greatly improved. Again I was able to research and choose subject matter that would allow me to speak fluently and comfortably in front of people. World Literature was also interesting and as with the other courses taken this past semester at ECC, they all allowed me to do a large amount of research and gain
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