The Business Certificate of Achievement (25 units) is designed to provide non-degree seeking students with a broad preparation for a career in business. Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of business, apply critical thinking skills to technical issues, make legal and ethical decisions in a business environment, analyze issues involved in operating a business in complex, diverse, and international environments, and demonstrate an understanding of financial management.
Complete each course to be applied toward the certificate with a grade of "C" or better. Complete a minimum of 12 units in residence at Cerro Coso Community College.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
- Demonstrate a general understanding of the nature of business.
- Apply critical thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation) to technical issues in a business environment.
- Make legal and ethical decisions in a business context.
- Analyze issues involved in operating a business in complex, diverse, and international environments.
- Demonstrate an understanding of financial management.
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|BSAD C100||Introduction to Business||3 Units|
|BSAD C101||Financial Accounting||4|
|BSAD C110||Introduction to Personal Finance||3|
|BSAD C131||Business Law||3|
|BSAD C141||Human Relations in Business||3|
|BSAD C152||Managing Diversity in the Workplace||3|
|BSAD C251||Principles of Management & Organization||3|
|CSCI C101||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3|