Business Administration
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Division of Business and Career and Technical Education (CTE)
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Division Dean:
David D. Gatewood, PhD, MBA

Department Chair:
Alice Rivera
714-892-7711, x52209

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Business Administration Certificate of Achievement

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in business in both the private and public sectors. The curriculum is suitable for students who are looking to enter the workforce for the first time, as well as working students who want to learn business fundamentals to help them advance in their current jobs. This program will prove valuable to any student who wishes to attain a general business education to bolster to his/her current skill set.

Required Courses:

Business G100 Introduction to Business 3 Units

Accounting G100 Accounting for Small Business 3 Units
Accounting G101 Financial Accounting 4 Units
Accounting G235 QuickBooks Pro for Accountants 3 Units

Business G108 Legal Environment of Business 3 Units
Business G110 Business Law 3 Units

Business G130 Introduction to Business Writing 3 Units
Business G139 Business Communication 3 Units

Management G110 Elements of Management 3 Units
Marketing G100 Principles of Marketing 3 Units

Elective Courses: 2 courses from the following list

Business G121 Personal Finance 3 Units
Business G125 Business English 3 Units
Business G210 Securities and Investments 3 Units
Management G111 Human Resources Management 3 Units
Management G115 Essentials of Organizational Behavior 3 Units
Management G140 Business and Organizational Ethics 3 Units
Management G152 Small Business Ownership and Management 3 Units
Management G155 Customer Service 3 Units
Marketing G135 Retail Management 3 Units
Marketing G140 Internet Marketing - eCommerce 3 Units

Total units 24 to 25

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