Business Areas of Study

Business Administration for Transfer Degree

(AS Degree)

Students looking to transfer to a four-year university to complete advanced degrees in business administration should complete the requirements for the Associate in Science - Business Administration for Transfer Degree. The courses are designed to meet lower division transfer requirements for business degrees such as accounting, marketing, management, international business, or finance.

View the details for the AS-T degree here or click the AS Degree for Transfer link located in the left pane.

Robin Aliotti

Accounting
(AS Degree & Certificate of Achievement)

The Associate of Science degree and Certificate of Achievement curriculum in Accounting can prepare you for an entry-level position and professional advancement in public, private, and governmental accounting. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions such as accounts payable/receivable clerk, payroll accountant, accounting paraprofessional, and tax examiner assistant.

Robin Aliotti

Small Business Operations

(AS Degree & Certificate of Achievement)

The Small Business Operations associate degree and certificate curriculum is designed to prepare you for success in small business management. This includes starting, operating, and expanding a small business. The courses are geared towards the potential -or current- entrepreneur, as well as employees of small business firms.

Own your own business.

Business Information Professional Certificates (Levels I and II)

The Business Information Professional certificates are designed to get you up to speed with the latest software applications primarily used in business, as well as improve professional communication skills. You will learn professional office skills and technologies that meet the requirements of a constantly changing office environment.

Emphasis is placed on state-of-the-art technology, software,  and communication skills necessary to succeed in the current job market.

  • Level I Certificate

    The Business Information Professional  Level I certificate can prepare you for an entry-level office position. Careers include

    • Customer Service Representative
    • File Clerk
    • Receptionist
    • Information Clerk
    • Secretary
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Office Administrative Support Worker

    The certificate requirements for Level I are listed in the table below. 

    Course Name Course # Units
    Introduction to Computer & Business Information Systems COMSC 040 4
    MS Office Intermediate (MS Windows, Outlook & Access) BUS 036 3
    Introduction to MS Word BUS 035A 1.5
    Introduction to MS Excel BUS 018 3
    Business Communications BUS 059 3
    Relating in Human Terms MANGT 070 3
    Total Units:  17.5

     

    Click on the link below to download the Checklist for Business Information Professional, Level I:
    PDF Document: Business Information Professional Level I_19-20.pdf

  • Level II Certificate

    The Business Information Professional Level II certificate can prepare you for mid-level office positions such as

    • Administrative Assistant
    • Executive Assistant
    • Secretary
    • Human Resources Assistant
    • Office Assistant
    • Office Coordinator or Specialist

    The certificate requirements for Level II are listed in the table below.

    Course Name Course # Units
    MS PowerPoint BUS 035C 1.5
    Intermediate MS Excel BUS 018 3
    Computer Assisted Accounting-QuickBooks BUS 185 3
    Electronic Records Management using MS Access BUS 056 3
    Customer Relationship Management BUS 091/092/093 2
    Total Units:  12.5

     

    Click on the link below to download the Checklist for Business Information Professional, Level II: 
    PDF Document: Business Information Professional Level II_19-20.pdf

Business Information Professional




Theodora Adkins

Management and Supervision
(AS Degree and Certificate of Achievement)

Our Management and Supervision program is designed to provide you with comprehensive knowledge of supervisory principles and applications, knowledge of human relations, and communication skills. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for entry level positions in management/supervision and to prepare current lead workers, first line supervisors, and middle managers for promotion to higher level positions in business, industry, government, and/or nonprofit organizations.

  • Required Courses
    Course Name Course # Units
    Introduction to Management MANGT 050 3
    Business Communications BUS 059 3
    Making Effective Decisions MANGT 060 3
    Mastering Management's Essential Tools MANGT 065 3
    Relating in Human Terms: Conflict management, Team Development, Leadership MANGT 070 3
    Managing Human Resources MANGT 075 3
    Total Units:  18
  • Then select a Minimum of 6 Units from here
    Course Name Course # Units
    Introduction to Excel BUS 018 3
    Small Business Management BUS 027 3
    Microsoft Office BUS 035 3
    Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint BUS 035 A/B/C 1.5
    Business English BUS 058 3
    Introduction to Business BUS 109 3
    Business Law BUS 294 3
    Introduction to Computer & Business Information Systems COMSC 040 4
    OWEE in Management and Supervision MANGT 170 1-4

     

  • Totals
    Total Units for the Major:  24
    Total Units for the Degree:  60
    Total Units for this Certificate:  24

 

Click on the link below to download the Checklist for 
Management and Supervision (AS)
PDF Document: Management Supervision AS.pdf

Management and Supervision

Additional Information

For more information about degrees and certificates, please meet with a Business instructor and/or LMC counselor for help in selecting courses that will best suit your needs.