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Foundations in Business Certificate

The Foundations in Business Certificate is designed to expose students to core business courses.

These courses may apply to most certificates, diplomas, and degrees in the Business Division. Many of these courses are offered every semester in multiple formats.

Upon successful completion of the Foundations in Business curriculum with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate.


Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.

Required Courses

ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting
OR ACC-311 Computer Accounting
OR BCA-215 Computer Business Applications
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
BUS-102 Introduction to Business
OR BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism 3 s.h.
9 s.h.

*Prerequisite: ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting