Business

The Chattanooga State Business Division offers degrees in over 25 different fields. Traditional business courses are offered in programs like Accounting, Economics, and Finance, while Journalism, Culinary Arts, Web Design, and many more are also offered!

Degrees and Certificates

Business Scholarships

American National Bank & Trust Company Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in a Business or Accounting Program.
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum High School GPA of 2.9.
  • Minimum ACT of 19.
  • Maintain a minimum semester and cumulative College GPA of 2.5.
Charles W. Branch Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in Management.
  • Must have financial need.
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum High School GPA of 2.9
  • Maintain a minimum semester and cumulative College GPA of 2.5
Carole Daniel Accounting Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in Accounting and preparing to enter their second year.
  • Must be a female or non-traditional student age 25 or older.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative College GPA of 3.0.
  • Be enrolled at least 12 semester hours, unless program is approved for less.
  • Students with existing postsecondary degrees are eligible.
  • May be awarded with other Foundation Scholarships or other types of aid.
Decosimo Accounting Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative College GPA of 2.5
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum High School GPA of 2.9
  • Based on financial need.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and community interest.
Arthur MacFadden Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in Business Management, Business Law, or Accounting.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative College GPA of 2.5
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum High School GPA of 2.9
Joseph F. Decosimo Accounting Scholarship
  • Must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Preference given to a student preparing to enter the second year.
  • Based on financial need.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Maintain a minimum College GPA of 3.0
  • Entering freshmen must have a minimum High School GPA of 3.0
Bob Riley Memorial WAWL Scholarship
  • Must be enrolled and in good standing in the Digital Media Design & Production Program
  • Must also have a Media Technology Concentration.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative College GPA of 3.0
  • Preference to students that demonstrate financial need according to the FAFSA.
  • Students with existing postsecondary degrees are eligible.
  • May be awarded with other Foundation Scholarships or other types of aid.

Division News

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Chambliss Law and Chattanooga State Partner on Paralegal Apprenticeship Program

November 28, 2022 | Penny Murray | Internal Press Release

November 28, 2022 (Chattanooga, TN) --- Chambliss, Bahner, and Stophel, P.C. and Chattanooga State Community College have partnered to establish Tennessee’s first college-sponsored registered program in the legal field.



The two-track apprenticeship program for litigation and transaction...

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Chattanooga State Opens Up Virtual Non-Traditional Student Week Panel to Public

November 9, 2022 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

November 9, 2022 (Chattanooga, TN) --- In celebration of National Non-Traditional Student Week, the Adult Services Department has scheduled two virtual student panels featuring ChattState graduates and currently enrolled students on Thursday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday...

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Chattanooga State Oktoberfest Open House Announced

October 24, 2022 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

October 24, 2022 (Chattanooga, TN) --- The community is invited to Chattanooga State’s fun-filled Oktoberfest Open House on Saturday, October 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the main campus, 4501 Amnicola Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37406.



This first-time “spooktacular”...

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Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Many of the Division's AAS degrees are ACBSP accredited. ACBSP accreditation is based on the quality and integrity of college and university business degree programs, including program content, outcomes, faculty and administration.

American Bar Association

Both the Paralegal Studies AAS Degree & the Paralegal Studies Technical Certificate are ABA accredited programs.

Other Accreditations

Business Student Success

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