Business, Finance & Office Administration Pathway


Certificate of Achievement

You have an eye for opportunity and demand—learn how to organize, plan, manage, and play a key role in the fast-paced and growing world of business. From small businesses to Fortune 500 environments, your future as an accountant, advertising executive, or administrative assistant begins in our Business, Finance, and Office Administration Pathway. Studies in this pathway will help you build critical success skills to graduate and reach your goals quickly.

At the completion of the Entrepreneurship Certificate, the successful student will be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate alternatives that lead to successful accomplishment of organizational objectives
  • Formulate strategies to collect and evaluate quantitative and qualitative data to support organizational objectives
  • Recognize and assess ethical dilemmas in the workplace
  • Create and present information in written, oral, and symbolic forms to clearly convey business information
  • Recognize and adapt interpersonal behaviors and communication styles to effectively collaborate in a multicultural world

Quarter 1

Search Schedule

Quarter 1

Students have several options for their starting point. Some students may start in our Transition Studies programs: Adult Basic Education, ESL, High School+, and Basic Computer Skills.

Quarter 2

CCS101 3cr Pathways to Success
Cultivates the mind-set and skills necessary for students to become confident, reflective, self-directing, and successful learners.

Quarter 3

BUS220 5cr Starting and Managing a Small Business
Describes the steps in business planning through the development of a business plan. Prerequisite: None. Fees: $12.00 Social Science & Business Course Fee

BUS160 5cr Principles of Marketing
Introduces fundamental principles of marketing with an emphasis on application of the concepts. Fees: $12.00 Social Science & Business Course Fee

Quarter 4

ACCT&201 5cr Principles of Accounting I
Examines the basic structure of accounting, including receivables, payables, merchandise inventory, deferrals, accruals, and internal controls. Fees: $12.00 Social Science Course Fee

BUS&201 5cr Business Law
Introduces the American legal system from the business perspective. Examines system structure, concepts, procedures, terminology, and ethics with an emphasis on principles and procedures applicable in the context of business. Fees: $12.00 Social Science & Business Course Fee

Revision Date: 

Wednesday, May 03, 2023