Skip to Content
Academics
Small Business Departmental Certificate

Small Business Departmental Certificate

This program is available at the Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

This certificate is focused on developing the essential knowledge needed by an individual who wants to start a small business. It will provide the student with the necessary tools for developing a successful business operation. All courses can be applied to the associate degrees in Management or Marketing.

Career Information

Career Coach

Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of the Small Business departmental certificate, a graduate will be able to:

  • Apply basic business and management concepts, skills, and tools.(S)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social responsibility trends, ethical issues, and legal considerations
Course Title Credits
Fall
MGT 1120 Principles of Management 3
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
ENG 1111 English I 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications * 3
MKT 2000 Marketing Management 3
 
Spring
MGT 2020 Quality Management 3
MGT 2140 Small Business Management 3
MGT 2250 Leadership in Organizations 3
ENG 1112 English II  
or ENG 2211 Business Communication 3
 
Fall
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 2600 Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT 2400 Electronic Business Applications 3
MKT 2450 Sales and Sales Management 3
 
  Total credit hours 40
* Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 before taking other computer courses.  Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 before taking a computer class.

Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements.