Business, Economics and Data Analytics

You are organized, a leader, and a collaborator who works 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
  • Hospitality
    • Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary
  • Textile Marketing
    • Travel & Tourism

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.  
General Studies, recommended coursework for Accounting RIC B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Business URI B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Computer Information Systems RIC B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Economics URI | RIC B.A. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Economics - Applied URI B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Finance RIC B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Management RIC B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Marketing RIC B.S. JAA
General Studies, recommended coursework for Textile Marketing URI B.S. JAA
Four-year program-to-program transfer agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Bryant University General Business - Business Administration B.S.B.A.  
  General Studies - Business Administration B.S.B.A.  
Castleton University Accounting - Accounting B.S.  
  Financial Services - Management B.S.  
  General Business - Management B.S.   
  Management - Management B.S.  
  Marketing - Marketing B.S.  
Charter Oak State College Business - Accounting - Business Administration B.S.  
  Financial Services - Business Administration B.S.  
  General - Business Administration B.S.  
  Management - Business Administration B.S.  
  Marketing - Business Administration B.S.  
Excelsior College Financial Services - Business - Finance Concentration B.S.  
  General Business - General Business B.S.  
  Management - General Business  B.S.  
  Marketing - Business - Marketing Concentration B.S.  
Johnson & Wales University General Business - Accounting B.S.  
  General Business - Business Administration B.S.  
  General Business - Finance B.S.  
  General Business - Management B.S.  
  General Business - Marketing B.S.  
  General Business - Entrepreneurship B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - Human Resource Management B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - International Business B.S.B.A.   
  General Business - Operations & Supply Chain Management B.S.B.A.   
  General Business - Organizational Risk/Cyber Security Management
B.S.B.A.  
New England Institute of Technology Business Management Technology B.S.  
Nichols College General Business - Accounting  B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - Criminal Justice Management  B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - General Business  B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - Hospitality Management B.S.B.A.  
  General Business - Other majors B.S.B.A.  
Providence College General Business - Leadership Development B.A.  
  General Business - Professional Studies B.A.  
  General Studies - Leadership Development B.A.  
  General Studies - Professional Studies B.A.  
Salve Regina University Accounting - Accounting B.S.  
  General Business - Business Administration B.S.  
  General Business - Health Care Admin/Management B.S.  
  Marketing - Marketing B.S.  
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Accounting - Accounting B.S.  
  Management - Management Organizational Leadership B.S.  
  Management - Management - Small Business/Entrepreneurship
B.S.  
  Marketing - Marketing B.S.  

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

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Human Resources Assistants, except Payroll and Timekeeping!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Medical Records and Health Information Technicians!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Medical Transcriptionists!

A BACHELOR'S 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
      • Median wage, RI Department of Labor and Training, 2017

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Administrative Services Managers!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Advertising and Promotions Managers!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Budget Analysts!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Financial Examiners!

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

Bureau of labor Learn More About Human Resources Managers!

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Last Updated: 4/11/19