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Business Certificate Programs

The objectives of this department are to make available to students courses at the freshman and sophomore levels which will transfer to the senior college of their choice; to provide training for those students who wish to develop a marketable skill for immediate employment; to provide for the needs of individuals wishing to upgrade their present skills and positions; and to provide all students with a background of business and career information for further study, further training, and citizenship.

Business Foundation Certificate

(16 hours to complete)

Course # Course Name Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BUSG 1304 Introduction to Financial Advising 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management  OR 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
*POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding  OR 1
POFT 1120 Job Search Skills 1

*Recommended for students that do not type proficiently.


Business Administration Certificate 

(33 hours to complete)

First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BUSG 1304 Introduction to Financial Advising 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
*ENGL 1301 Composition I  OR 3
*POFT 1301 Business English 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing  OR 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3

Second Semester (18 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
POFT 1325 Business Math Using Technology 3
POFT 2312 Business Communications & Correspondence 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management  OR 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
BMGT 2288 Internship 2
POFT 1120 Job Search Skills 1

*Students not planning on obtaining Bachelor's degree at a university, recommend
taking POFT 1301.