• Business Assistant Curriculum

  • Career Pathway Certificate of Completion

    Catalog Year 2018-2019

    This introductory certificate familiarizes students with various aspects of business practice. Students receive an introduction to general business principles, and will learn and apply skills in computer software applications typically used in the business world, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Certificate completers will be prepared for entry level jobs in business as well as for further study.

    Program Outcomes

    At the completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of general business principles and the importance of technology in the business world
    • Demonstrate proper usage of current business language, principles and applications
    • Construct and revise documents using Word, spreadsheets using Excel, databases using Access and presentations using PowerPoint
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the specific business topic through their choice of one additional course (BA211 Principles of Accounting, BA223 Principles of Marketing or BA206 Management and Supervisory Fundamentals).
    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BA101 Introduction to Business 4
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing1 4

    Management and Supervisory Fundamentals or BA211 Principles of Accounting I
    or BA223 Principles of Marketing

    Term Credits: 12