Last updated 3/17/2014
Certificate Code 5736
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Students who enroll in the Lead Employee Certificate program will pursue a one-year course of study designed to give students a basic understanding of several business topics, including accounting, computer skills, human relations, and law. This certificate helps provide a foundation toward the completion of the Business Management and Marketing degree.
Students interested in additional educational opportunities will find that the courses required for the Lead Employee Certificate also apply to the Team Leader Certificate.
Course of Study Outline – Suggested Courses (Credit Hours)
BA 110 — Introduction to Business (3)
1BA 160 — Business Math I (3)
CS 100 — Introduction to Computers (3)
BL 201 — Business Law I (3)
BA 111 — Business Relations I (1)
BA 112 — Business Relations II (1)
BA 113 — Business Relations III (1)
BA 170 — Fundamentals of Accounting (3)
BA 171 — Fundamentals of Accounting Lab (1)
SPEC 101 — Principles of Speech Communication or (3)
SPEC 111 — Business & Professional Communication
ECON 221 — Principles of Macro Economics (3)
Minimum total hours required for certificate (25)
1Students enrolling in BA 160 must have an appropriate COMPASS test score (see course description) or have taken MATH 103 or MATH 080.
Gainful employment is one important measure that students and parents should pay attention to as they examine colleges and programs. All non-degree programs must be designed to lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation in order to be deemed eligible for federal student aid. These programs are generally less than 2 years in length and result in a certificate.