Administrative Professions, Business Management Certificate
Award: Certificate in Business Management
No. of credits required: 24
For more information: Contact Assistant Professor Sherry Massoni, 443-412-2645, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Admissions, 443-412-2109.
The Business Management Administrative Professions Certificate is designed to enable students to obtain knowledge, skills, and competencies in the challenging business field of Administrative Professions. Students completing the certificate in Administrative Professions are able to combine the credits earned to complete an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Business Management degree to satisfy their individual career goals.
Upon successful completion of this certificate program of study students will be able to:
- Use the language of business and demonstrate effective and professional communication skills.
- Demonstrate administrative problem-solving skills in business decision making.
- Use information technology applications to develop business solutions.
- Prepare for Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) degree in Business Management
The Business Management Administrative Professions program prepares students for a business career by providing comprehensive skills for today's rapidly changing business environment. Employment projections provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and regional workforce development data indicate that opportunities in administrative support professions will continue to increase.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of administrative professionals is expected to decline 5% through 2026, although there are still projected to be nearly 4,000,000 jobs in this field.
Students earning a certificate from HCC must complete or demonstrate exemption from the following courses: ENG 003 Reading and Understanding College Textbooks and ENG 012 Basic Writing, or ENG 018 Integrated Reading and Writing, and MATH 020 Pre-Algebra I. See graduation requirement details in this catalog for further information.
|BA 101||Introduction to Business (GI)||3|
|OS 100||Keyboarding Basics||1|
|OS 113||Intermediate Keyboarding and Document Processing||3|
|OS 214||Advanced Keyboarding & Document Processing||3|
|OS 129||Introduction to Office Procedures and Management||4|
|OS 136||Introduction to Bookkeeping: Quickbooks||3|
|OS 116||Communication Technologies||4|
|BA 245||Contemporary Issues in Business||3|
General Education Degree Requirements
Note: The following codes identify courses which satisfy the General Education Degree Requirements:
Behavioral/Social Science (GB)
English Composition (GE)
Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (GI)
Biological/Physical Laboratory Science (GL)
Biological/Physical Science (GS)