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Foundations of Business Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-semester Certificate in Foundations of Business and enter the workforce. Students explore business, management, and marketing concepts. This certificate program prepares students to perform marketing, administration, or support functions in organizations related to promotion, sales, public relations, retailing, or advertising operations. This certificate provides immediate entry-level career opportunities upon completion.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 115Introduction to Business


ACC 121Accounting Principles I


BUS 217Business Communications and Report Writing


ELECTIVE BUS 216, MAN 216/226, or MAR 155/216


Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 13