Certificate in Business Administration

This certificate provides entry-level skills for students considering business careers. It can be earned in one semester, and all courses apply to the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Compare the various disciplines within a business environment.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, using appropriate office technologies.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

  • A.A. in Business Administration

Class Requirements


BSAD 1110 Introduction to Business (online or web-blended) 3 credits

ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric (on-campus or online) 3 credits

OFTC 111 (BCIS 1110)  Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems (online or web-blended) 4 credits


Choose two from the following:

ACCT 111 Small Business Accounting (on-campus) 3 credits

ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I -Financial (on-campus or online) 4 credits

BSAD 112 Business Math (on-campus) 3 credits

BSAD 211 Principles of Management (on-campus or online) 3 credits

BSAD 235 Human Relations in the Workplace (online) 3 credits

BSAD 270 Business Ethics (online) 3 credits

BFIN 2110  Introduction to Finance (on-campus) 3 credits

BLAW 2110 Business Law I (on-campus or online) 3 credits

ECON 200 Principles of Macroeconomics (on-campus or online) 3 credits

ECON 2110 Principles of Microeconomics (on-campus or online) 3 credits