Program Overview

The Business Management certificate program is designed for students who are interested in obtaining entry level management skills. Whether considering positions in large corporations or thinking about starting your own company, the management certificate provides broad knowledge of the key management functions of business. The certificate combines management, marketing, legal, accounting, communications, and human relations courses, along with additional business and economic courses to prepare a person to assume management positions.

For gainful employment information, see this program’s gainful employment website.

Business (CA) Requirements

Required Courses Units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
BUS. 100 Introduction to Business 3 units
BUS. 101 Human Relations at Work 3 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 180 Principles of Marketing 3 units
BUS. 201 Business Law 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
MGMT 100 Introduction to Business Management 3 units
Group A: Select 3 units from the following: Units
ACTG 131 Managerial Accounting 4 units
ECON 100 Principles of Macro Economics 3 units
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3 units
BUS. 120 Mathematical Analysis for Business 3 units
BUS. 123 Statistics 3 units
BUS. 161 Creativity and Innovation in Entrepreneurship 3 units
BUS. 163 Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs 3 units
BUS. 166 The Business Plan 3 units
BUS. 210 International Finance 1.5 units
BUS. 221 Intercultural Business Communication 3 units
Group B: Select 3 units from the following: Units
ACTG 144 QuickBooks: Set-Up and Service Business 1.5 units
ACTG 145 QuickBooks: Payroll and Merchandising Business 1.5 units
BCM. 105 Introduction to Computers with Windows II 1 unit
BCM. 214 Word Processing I: Word 1 unit
BCM. 215 Word Processing II: Word 2 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
BCM. 301 Maximizing Your Employment Potential 1.5 units
BUS. 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Business 3 units
MGMT 450 Fundamentals of Construction Management 3 units
OR
ESTM 450 Fundamentals of Construction Management 3 units
Total Required Units: 31