Program Overview:

Business Practices

The Business Practices certificate is designed for those who are new to a business environment or who lack an academic background in business. This program offers courses that provide a foundation in accounting, finance, marketing and organization behavior, providing students with an understanding of essential business principles and practices. Individuals who come from a liberal arts background may be especially interested in this program, which will enable them to learn about the basic principles of business in a real-world context.

Program Goals

Business Practices post-baccalaureate certificate students will:

  • Enhance their professional business skills and effectively apply them within their current organization
  • Apply knowledge of accounting, finance, and marketing  to common organizational problems and challenges
  • Identify the ways to improve the performance of organizations and help them meet marketplace needs 

Required Courses

Students are required to take 4 of the following courses:

  • ACCOUNT 201 Intro to Financial Accounting
  • FINANCE 202 Intro to Finance
  • MKTG 201 Principles of Marketing
  • ORG BEH 301 Organization Behavior
  • ORG BEH 367 Strategic Planning/Management
  • ORG BEH 369 Entrepreneurship