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Business Program

Here is your opportunity to learn new skills for career success

Areas of study

Small business operations

AS Degree or Certificate of Achievement

 

The Small Business Operations AS degree and certificate curriculum is designed to prepare students for success in small business management. This includes starting, operating, and expanding a small business. Courses are geared to the potential or current entrepreneur and to persons who serve as employees of small business firms.

 

The Certificate of Achievement requires the completion of 24 units of coursework listed below, as well as the graduation requirements in English, Math, and Computer Competency..

 

The Associate Degree requires completion of 24 units of coursework listed below, as well as completion of LMC's general education and graduation requirements.

 

 

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

REQUIRED COURSES
UNITS

BUS 181

Accounting: Applied Principles+
3
   or

BUS 186

Financial Accounting+
4

BUS 027

Small Business Management
3
BUS 035 Microsoft Office
3
   or

BUS 035 A/B/C

Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
4.5
MANGT 075 Managing Human Resources+
3
TOTAL UNITS
12 - 14.5

 

 

AND SELECT A MINIMUM OF 17 UNITS FOR THE DEGREE; OR 12 UNITS FOR THE CERTIFICATE FROM BELOW:

BUS 285

Tax Accounting+
3
BUS 018 Microsoft Excel for Windows
3

BUS 109

Introduction to Business+
3

BUS 294

Business Law+
3
BUS 058 Business English
3
BUS 059 Business Communications
3

BUS 091

Managing / Working in a Diverse Workforce
.5
BUS 092 Business Ethics
.5
BUS 093 Dealing with Difficult People
.5
BUS 095 Developing Customer Service Satisfaction
.5
BUS 096 Time Management and Goal Setting
.5
BUS 160 Personal Finance
3
BUS 900*** Selected Topics in Business
varies
ART 015 Graphic Design
3
COMSC 030 Web Site Development - Part I
1.5
COMSC 031 Web Site Development - Part II
1.5
COMSC 060 Information Technologies
4
JOURN 035 Mass Communication
3
MANGT 050 Introduction to Supervision+
3
MANGT 060 Making Effective Decisions+
3
MANGT 065 Mastering Management's Essential Tools+
3
MANGT 070 Relating in Human Terms+
3
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED IN MAJOR COURSES:
24 - 29

 

 

Additional Information:

***
BUS 900 courses do not necessarily transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Please see a counselor regarding transfer information and degree applicability.