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Business Management (Cert.)

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 42

First Semester - 15 SCH

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications
BUSG 1301 - Introduction to Business
ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I
MRKG 1311 - Principles of Marketing
ITSW 1304 - Introduction to Spreadsheets

Second Semester - 15 SCH

ACNT 1311 - Introduction to Computerized Accounting
BMGT 1327 - Principles of Management
BUSI 2301 - Business Law
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics
ITSW 2334 - Advanced Spreadsheet

Third Semester - 12 SCH

BUSG 2309 - Small Business Management / Entrepreneurship
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics
HRPO 2301 - Human Resources Management
POFT 2312 - Business Correspondence & Communication

Marketable Skills

  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.
  • Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.

Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to apply business concepts, practices, and/or techniques to effectively manage an organization.
  • Students will be able to evaluate company production, profitability and cost using managerial accounting tools.  
  • Demonstrate proficiency using industry application software. 

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $73,420; 10% of workers earn $46,690 or less; 10% of workers earn $123,770 or more.

Career Opportunities

Business operations manager; Management analyst; Entrepreneur; Human resources specialist; Sales representative; Account executive; Bookkeeping, accounting and audit clerk; Office manager; Marketing manager.

High School Endorsements

Business and Industry

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may continue their education through an AAS in Business Management and  BAAS degree.