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Business, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_BSNS

Control Number: 23044

Financial Aid Eligible

The Business certificate is designed to help students explore an educational path in business to achieve employment or promotion at a small, medium, or large firm. Graduates will be conversant in business terminology, business functions, communication, planning, organizing, and decision-making. Coursework exposes students to the fields of marketing, human resource management, operations and manufacturing, accounting, and finance. Students may select specific elective courses to meet their professional or educational goals. The courses in the program allow for further career and industry research. 

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate business terms and strategies.
  2. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing global environment.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
BUS C100Introduction to Business 13
BUS C110Business Law/Legal Environment of Business3
BUS C150Introduction to Marketing3
MGMT C100Principles of Management3
Program Electives
Complete 6 units from the following:6
Introduction to Accounting
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 1
ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners
Introduction to Project Management
Introduction to International Business
Personal Finance
Business Communication 1
Business Communication
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Human Resource Management
Human Relations in Business
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
Interpersonal Communication 2
Public Speaking 2
Intercultural Communication 2
Introduction to Mass Communications
Economic Issues and Policy
Principles of Microeconomics 1, 2
Principles of Macroeconomics 1, 2
Logic and Critical Thinking
Business and Organizational Ethics
Total Units18

These courses are required in the Business Administration 2.0 Associate in Science for Transfer degree.


These courses also satisfy General Education (CSU-GE or IGETC) requirements.