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Certificates

Students can earn a distinct career credential in these concentrated areas of study within business, each designed to complement work experience or a previous college degree. Credits from the certificate can be applied toward the A.A.S. Contemporary Business Practice degree or A.S. Contemporary Business degree. Students who have any questions related to these certificates as areas of concentration may wish to discuss them with either a business instructor, an academic counselor or an advisor.

Marketing and Sales Certificate
Small Business Development Certificate
Human Resource Management Certificate
Project Management Certificate
Supervision Certificate
Customer Service Certificate
eMarketing Certificate

Marketing and Sales Certificate (15 credits)

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Purpose: This program is designed to provide the foundational knowledge necessary to launch a career in sales and marketing. It is intended for those new to the job market or those wishing to make a career switch to sales and marketing.

Marketing and Sales Curriculum (15 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1104 Principles of Marketing 3cr
BUS 1105 Sales and Negotiating Skills 3cr
BUS 1119 Human Relations in Business 3cr
BUS 2225 OR
BUS 2320
eMarketing Fundamentals OR
Project Management and Planning Skills
3cr
CS 1100 Introduction to Computers 3cr
Total Credits: 15

Small Business Development Certificate (15-16 credits)

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Purpose: This program is designed to provide foundational knowledge for those seeking to start a new business venture and/or better manage an existing small business.

Small Business Development Curriculum (15-16 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1160 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3cr
BUS 1131
BUS 2130
Legal Environment of Business OR
Employment Law for Business
3cr
BUS 2225 eMarketing Fundamentals 3cr
ACCT 1000
ACCT 2101
Accounting Basics OR
Financial Accounting
3-4cr
CS 1100 Introduction to Computers 3cr
Total Credits: 15-16

Human Resource Management Certificate (18 credits)

Purpose: A program that generally prepares individuals with experience in the human resource field for taking Professional Human Resource/ Senior Professional Human Resource certification or individuals without experience for human resource entry level positions. Accelerated options are available for this program, providing the opportunity for participants to complete the certificate program, when taking two courses simultaneously, in less than two terms. Specific course calendar should be consulted. This certificate program’s topics include business management and strategy, work force planning and employment, human resource development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and risk management.

Human Resource Management Curriculum (18 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1119 Human Relations in Business 3cr
BUS 1122 Human Resource Management 3cr
BUS 1141 Workforce Planning 3cr
BUS 1143 Total Reward and Compensation 3cr
BUS 1145 Risk Management 3cr
BUS 2130 Employment Law for Business 3cr
Total Credits: 18

Project Management Certificate (11 credits)

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Project Management Curriculum (11 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1119 Human Relations in Business 3cr
BUS 1121 Principles of Management 3cr
BUS 2320 Project Management and Planning Skills 3cr
CIS 1160 Project Management Software 2cr
Total Credits: 11

Supervision Certificate (12 credits)

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Supervision Curriculum (12 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1119 Human Relations in Business 3cr
BUS 1121 Principles of Management 3cr
BUS 1150 Supervisory Techniques for Business 3cr
BUS 1152 Applied Leadership Skills 3cr
Total Credits: 12

Customer Service Certificate (18 credits)

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Customer Service Curriculum (18 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
BUS 1101 Intro to Business in Society 3cr
BUS 1102 Principles of Customer Service 3cr
BUS 1119 Human Relations in Business 3cr
BUS 1121 Principles of Management 3cr
BUS 1125 Management of Customer Service 3cr
BUS 2125 Applied Customer Service 3cr
Total Credits: 18

eMarketing Certificate (15 credits)

Purpose: This program is designed to provide learners with strategic and hands-on technical skills to market via the internet. This certificate is especially well-suited to those pursuing entry-level e-marketing positions, as well as small business owners seeking to utilize the power of the web to market their businesses.

eMarketing Curriculum (15 credits)

Course Number Title Credits
CS 1100 Introduction to Computers 3cr
BUS 1104 Principles of Marketing 3cr
BUS 2225 eMarketing Fundamentals 3cr
BUS 1105 Sales and Negotiating Skills 3cr
BUS 1160 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3cr
Total Credits: 15
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