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Business Program

Here is your opportunity to learn new skills for career success

Areas of study

College Skills


College Skills Certificates in Business

The Business Department offers a variety of College Skills Certificates. These career certificates are designed to help students develop employment skills and provide them with recognition in the short-term while they work towards achieving their long-term goals.  As students acquire knowledge and build career skills, they can earn one or more Skills Certificates.

 

 

Core Business Preparation Skills Certificates – Level One

The Core Business Preparation courses prepare students by giving them opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge that are necessary for success in business.  These core courses should be taken before pursuing any of the Business Career-Path certificates. No course substitutions will be permitted.

 

Refer to the LMC catalog and an college counselor for more information.

 

Fundamental Business Skills

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT

BUS-003

Business Math 3

BUS-058**

Business English 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 6

 

 

 

Business Computer Skills

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-035 Microsoft Office 3
BUS-051 Computer Keyboarding 1
BUS-080 Ten Key/Data Entry Skills 1
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 5

 

 

 

Business Literacy Skills

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-109 Introduction to Business 3
BUS-160 Personal Finance 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 6

 

 

Business Career Path (Non-Degree) – Level Two

After completing the Core Business Preparation courses, students may decide to pursue one or more of the following career paths. 

 

 

Basic Clerical

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-047 Office Procedures 3
BUS-055 Typing Speed/Accuracy Development 1
BUS-065 Introduction to Word Processing 3
BUS-091 Managing/Working in a Diverse Workforce .5
BUS-092 Business Ethics .5
BUS-093 Dealing with Difficult People .5
BUS-095 Develop. Customer Service Satisfaction .5
BUS-096 Time Management & Goal Setting      .5
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 9.5

 

 

 

Administrative Assistant

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-059** Business Communications 3
MANGT-050 Introduction to Supervision 3
BUS-018 Microsoft Excel for Windows 3
BUS-035C Microsoft PowerPoint 1.5
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 10.5

 

 

 

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-018 Microsoft Excel for Windows 3
BUS-181 Accounting: Applied Principles 3
BUS-185 Computer Assisted Accounting 3
TOTAL UNITS 9
AND SELECT A MINIMUM OF 3 UNITS FROM:
BUS-045 Office Accounting Essentials 3
BUS-082 Payroll 1 3
BUS-081 Office Accounting Essentials: A/R & A/P 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 12

 

 

 

Business Transfer Preparation

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-186 Financial Accounting 4
BUS-187 Managerial Accounting     4
BUS-109 Introduction to Business 3
BUS-294 Business Law 3
BUS-018 Microsoft Excel for Windows 3
or    
BUS-035 Microsoft Office 3
     
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 17

 

 

 

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Start-Up

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-018 Microsoft Excel for Windows 3
BUS-027 Small Business Management 3
BUS-181 Accounting: Applied Principles 3
BUS-029 QuickBooks 2
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 11

 

 

 

Small Business Management and Operations

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-027 Small Business Management 3
BUS-294 Business Law 3
MANGT-075 Managing Human Resources 3
TOTAL UNITS 9
AND SELECT A MINIMUM OF 3 UNITS FROM:
BUS-081 Office Accounting Essentials:  A/R & A/P 3
BUS-082 Payroll I 3
BUS-045 Office Accounting Essentials 3
TOTAL UNITS 3
AND SELECT A MINIMUM OF 3 UNITS FROM:
MANGT-050 Introduction to Supervision 3
MANGT-060            Making Effective Decisions 3
MANGT-070 Mastering Management’s Essential Tools 3
MANGT-065 Relating in Human Terms 3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 15

 

 

 

Basic Medical Clerical/Medical Records Clerk

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-084 Medical Office Procedures/Records Management 3
BUS-086 Medical Terminology 3
BUS-089 Medical Law & Ethics for the Medical Office 1
BUS-091 Managing/Working in a Diverse Workplace .5
BUS-093 Dealing with Difficult People .5
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 7

Note:  Students should complete the Basic Medical Clerical/Medical Records Clerk Certificate before pursuing either a Front Office/Medical Billing Coding or Medical Transcription Certificate

 

 

 

Front Office/Medical Billing/Medical Coding

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS-059 Business Communications 3
BUS-083 Basic CPT & ICD-9CM Coding 3
BUS-088 Patient Billing/Accounting 2
BUS-090 Advanced Patient Billing 2
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 10

 

 

 

Legal Secretary

REQUIRED COURSES UNIT
BUS 001 Civil Litigation for Legal Secretaries 3
BUS-002   Legal Office Procedures and Records Management 3
BUS-058** Business English 3
BUS-035B/C Microsoft Office Excel/Powerpoint 3
BUS-055   Typing Speed & Accuracy Development 1
BUS-065 Introduction to Word Processing 3
BUS-093 Dealing with Difficult People .5
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGE SKILLS CERTIFICATE 16.5

 

 

 

Additional Information:

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Also meets the reading and writing requirement for Certificate of Achievement.

*** Occupational Work Experience Education in Management