Certificate — Business Foundations

This 16-credit certificate program prepares graduates to perform basic computer software applications and effectively communicate and perform basic math calculations. Students also learn the skills necessary to build and maintain good working relationships with fellow employees. Instruction and hands-on training cover topics such as business math, business communications and introduction to computer technology.

Employment

Graduates will obtain foundational knowledge and skills to open up a range of career opportunities in the diverse world of business. Nearly every type of product or service industry has a need for entry-level team members to offer general business support and expertise.

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Next Steps

All credits obtained through the Business Foundations Certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business at NTC, as well as diplomas and degrees in other areas of study, including Accounting, Administration, Computing, Office Management and Sales and Marketing.

College Readiness

A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Degree Requirements

 
Course #Course NameCredit
Required Courses
ACCT 1000Financial Information for Life3
MKTG 1108Customer Relations Mgmt3
ADMS 1116Business Communications3
SUPL 1104Intro to Business3
 Technical Electives4
Total Credits: 16