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Academic Subject Certificate in Business Technology

Business Technology Academic Subject Certificate, 19 credits

You can enhance your marketability and increase your earning potential as you pursue your AA degree. In this certificate program, you’ll focus your AA degree electives on acquiring business technology skills. If you’re interested in business or business education as possible majors at a four-year institution, this is a perfect way to prepare. With this certificate, you’ll be have specialized training in business, which will greatly enhance your employment potential and admission into four-year business programs.


Updated for 2013-2014



Course Alpha

Course Title


BUS 101

Business Computer Systems


BUSN 121
or BUSN 123

Introduction to Word Processing (3)
Word Processing for Business (3)


BUSN 164

Career Success


BUSN 166

Professional Employment Preparation


BUSN 188

Business Calculations


ACC 124
or ACC 201

College Accounting I (3)

or Intro to Financial Accounting (3)


MGT 121

Customer Service



Total Credits



It is recommended that students take ECON 130 or ECON 131 as one of their Social Science courses in the AA degree as both ECON 130 and ECON 131 are needed for students transferring to four-year business programs.  Additional recommendations are that students take ENG 100 for written communication and SP 151 for oral communication.

By selecting BUSN 123, Word Processing for Business, and completing one additional course, BUSN 170, Records and Information Management, you can earn the Certificate of Completion in Business Technology.

Related Degrees and Certificates

  • AS in Business Technology
  • CA in Business Technology
  • CC in Business Technology

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