Jennifer Pacheco, Assistant Professor

Professor Pacheco has 26 years of experience in business and management. She is a veteran of the United States Army and holds a Bachelor of Business and a Masters of Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University. Mrs. Pacheco is currently working on her dissertation to complete a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Grand Canyon University. She has extensive experience leading small and large teams in the public and private sectors. “I believe in bringing experiential learning to the classroom, allowing students to learn through simulations and interactions with current business leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds and industries. 

Jennifer Pacheco, Assistant Professor



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Business Administration

Available on Vincennes and Jasper campuses and online.

The Business Administration program prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions with a solid base in general education and business.  The students complete the first accounting, business law, economics, and statistics classes in small classes with instructor interactions.  Students completing the Business Administration degree transfer 60 hours into their chosen four-year institutions and enter the programs at junior-level standing.  All Indiana State supported institutions and various private schools throughout Indiana accept our program as a whole composite of the first two-years completed.


Business Administration 5050, A.S. Transfer

Students interested in specializing on the bachelor level in programs like these should enroll in this program: 





Human Resource Management

Supply Chain Logistics 

International Business

Public Relations


Hospital Administration 


Challenging academic programs to well prepare the student for transfer 
The classes at VU are rigorous courses that definitely prepare students to be successful upon transfer. The faculty work closely with the four-year schools to ensure the material taught in our classes aligns with the material taught on four-year schools campuses so the course content and rigor is at the same level as a four-year school.  Thus, when the student transfers they are prepared to assume the workload required by the four-year institution.

Undecided on a major? 

VU is a great place to explore at a low cost.  The curriculum at VU explores all the major functions of business so the student can choose an area of interest to further pursue on the bachelor level.  Also, the center for career and employer relations provides testing to determine areas of strengths/interest with career paths. 

Focus on Active Learning
VU provides hands-on learning, try to make as real-world as possible to engage the students in an active learning environment. 

  • Students manufactured skateboards to apply costing concepts.
  •  Publicly traded company annual reports are analyzed to apply financial accounting concepts. 
  • Internal control examination of students current place of employment to identify weaknesses in businesses. 
  •  Capstone project simulation brings all facets of business together to run a manufacturing business. 
  • Law students attend court cases to see first-hand how the court system operates. 


Course Catalog

Mission Statement and Program Outcomes