A business finance source is a way a business can obtain funding, either for start-up or operating expenses. There are many different types of sources, including sales, loans, and investors. Each has different terms, benefits, and disadvantages. Business owners tend to use two or more different sources in order to fund their business. Business Management is a course of study leading to an A.A.S. degree. The coursework includes both general requirements (liberal arts courses) as well as curriculum requirements (business courses). In addition, each student takes elective courses in one of the following four areas of study: General Management, Finance & Banking, Marketing or Travel & Tourism.