You can use this to enhance career opportunities as a:
All classes needed for this certificate are available online and on the ground at the Ridgecrest/IWV campus. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.
This certificate requires 25 units and will likely take 3 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($193 + $14) per unit
= $1150 in tuition and fees
= $5175 in tuition and fees
+ ~$1750* for books and supplies
= $2900 across three semesters or $967 per semester
= $6925 across three semesters or $2308 per semester
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
The Business Certificate of Achievement (25 units) is designed to develop skills for an increasingly challenging business environment. This degree is intended to provide a student with a broad preparation for a career in business. Upon completion of this degree, the student will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of business, apply critical thinking skills to technical issues, make legal and ethical decisions in a business environment, analyze issues involved in operating and working in a business in complex, diverse, and international environments, and demonstrate an understanding of financial management.
Complete each course to be applied toward the certificate with a grade of "C" or better. Complete a minimum of 12 units in residence at Cerro Coso Community College.
This program prepares students for careers in Business. Employment preparation for such fields as Budget Analyst, Management Analyst, Manager/Supervisor, Loan Officer, Business Owner
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|BSAD C100||Introduction to Business||3 Units|
|BSAD C101||Financial Accounting||4|
|BSAD C110||Introduction to Personal Finance||3|
|BSAD C131||Business Law||3|
|BSAD C152||Managing Diversity in the Workplace||3|
|BSAD C171||Introduction to Marketing||3|
|BSAD C251||Principles of Management & Organization||3|
|CSCI C101||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3|
For general questions, contact:Matthew Hightower
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.