Business Technology

Basic BusinessBasic Business - Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry into the Associate in Science in General Business program. It is also ideal for students who are not interested in pursuing an associate degree but who desire to have some basic skills in the field of business, so they can qualify for an entry-level position in a business career. Students may apply some of the credit hours earned with this certificate toward completion of the Associate in Science in General Business degree. 

Credit Requirements: 24 semester credit hours

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Basic Business Certificate program find that they have a general understanding of the principles of business, as well as basic computer, communication, and math skills. While most graduates of this program go on to complete their Associate in General Business degree, employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
  • Banks
  • Education, legal, and medical offices
  • Construction companies
  • Retailers
  • Real estate companies
  • Government agencies
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