Business Management

Our one-year certificate programs and two-year associate degree programs are designed to equip you with the key business skills required in the new millennium. Our program, state-of-the-art curriculum and cutting-edge instructional approaches will help you achieve new heights.

Learning takes place through classroom lecture, computer-based projects, case presentations, business simulations and team-based projects. For practical, hands-on training, you can enroll for our Cooperative Education (co-op) program that will give you real job experience in your area of interest. The skills you will learn in our program transfer to many different business settings. We have graduates working in banking, government, insurance, manufacturing, court services, hospital administration, law firms and even running their own companies.

Career possibilities in business management include:

  • Retail
  • Government organizations
  • Hospitality industry
  • Owning your own business
  • Insurance
  • Sales
  • Health Administration

Why Choose Our Program?

Local employers and representatives from local organizations serve on our advisory board and keep us informed of the developments in the field so that we can maintain a current and dynamic curriculum.

Our program also provides valuable Cooperative Education (co-op) experiences in successful businesses. Contact Douglas Mann for more information about available co-op jobs.

To accommodate your busy schedule, some of our classes are offered online.

Business Management Degree/Certificate Programs

Management Degree Suggested Sequence of Courses

Course Name Credits
BUAD 101 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL 151 Freshman Composition 3
COMM 101 Foundations of Interpersonal Communication 3
OIT 160 Applications Software 3
ACCO 101 General Accounting 4
ELECTIVE Math and Science Elective 3
ECON 202 Principles of Economics, MACRO 3
BUAD 104 Business Correspondence 3
ACCO 102 General Accounting 4
BUAD 131 Principles of Management 3
BUAD 201 Business Law 3
BUAD 132 Human Resource Management 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics, MICRO 3
BUAD 202 Business Law 3
BUAD 251 Principles of Marketing 3
ELECTIVE Option 1, 2, 3 3
PSYCH 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
BUAD 115 Global Business 3
ELECTIVE Creativity 3

Management Certificate Suggested Sequence of Courses

Course Name Credits
OIT 160 Applications Software 3
ACCO 101 General Accounting 4
BUAD 131 Principles of Management 3
BUAD 132 Human Resource Management 3
ECON 201 or 201 Principles of Economics 3
OIT 182 Intermediate Excel 3
OIT 183 Advanced Excel 3

Entrepreneurship Suggested Sequence of Courses

Course Name Credits
BUEN 100 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1
BUEN 101 Entrepreneurship-Developing a Business Plan 2
BUEN 102 Entrepreneurship-Business Management 3
BUEN 103 Applying Technology to Business Needs 3
BUEN 104 Presentations Skills 2
BUEN 105 Entrepreneurship-Marketing/Advertising 2
BUEN 106 The Marketing/Sales Plan 2
BUEN 107 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
BUEN 108 Legal Issues and Ethics 1
BUEN 109 Basic Economic Concepts 3
BUEN 110 Risk Management for Entrepreneurs 1

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the Business Management Certificate Program, and other important information, please review the Gainful Employment Disclosure.

The Gainful Employment Disclosure complies with the Department of Education requirement for disclosure of information about career preparation programs that result in an award at the certificate level. The intention of this information is to help students make informed career and educational choices that may lead to gainful employment. The data provided is based on enrollment from the last award year.