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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Tennessee Reconnect Spotlight: Bettijo Wright

July 1, 2022 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

 



Tennessee Reconnect Spotlight will feature a first-person story each week...



As a 35-year-old parent of two wonderful children, I am going back to school so I can better our lives. I have always told them if you put your mind to it you can accomplish...

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Chattanooga State Awarded $1.12M Perkins READI Grant

June 29, 2022 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

June 29, 2022 (Chattanooga, TN) Chattanooga State Community College was one of seven community and technical colleges awarded a READI (Recruit, Engage And Develop for Innovation) Grant to boost career and technical education programs through the federal Perkins Grant program....

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Chattanooga State Announces Broadcasting, Filmmaking and Musical Theatre Camps for Youth

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

June 24, 2022 (Chattanooga, TN) --- Chattanooga State Community College announces three additional summer camps for youth during June and July.



Tweens and teens, ages 10-16, who enjoy storytelling, explaining difficult things or even streaming their gaming on Twitch,...

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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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