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Certificate Programs


The business and accounting certificate programs are designed for those wishing more rigorous preparation than that provided by the minor in business administration. Completion of either certificate may make the student more marketable in the increasingly competitive job market.

Students wishing to pursue a degree after completing the certificate may apply hours/credits toward graduation requirements.

Business Certificate

Student's seeking a business certificate should take the following courses:

  • ACCT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 211: Managerial Accounting
  • BANA 250: Excel for Business
  • BANA 320: Operations Production and Technology Management
  • ECON 200: Principles of Economics (Macro)
  • FINC 300: Principles of Finance
  • MGMT 223: Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT 370: Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 340: International Business
  • MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing

Accounting Certificate

Student's seeking an accounting certificate should take the following courses:

  • ACCT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 211: Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 220: Business Law I
  • ACCT 301: Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 302: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 303: Intermediate Accounting III
  • ACCT 311: Individual Income Tax
  • ACCT 321: Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 341: Auditing
  • ACCT 351: Advanced Accounting Issues
  • ACCT 361: Corporate Income Tax

Candidate's wishing to also prepare for the IMA's CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification should also enroll in AIS, Principles of Economics-Macro and Finance.