Business Management Certificate (BMGC)

*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*

This program introduces students to various aspects of business management and will qualify them to obtain entry-level management positions, management-trainee positions, or to become business owners. Credits may be applied towards the A.A.S. degree in Business Management.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • describe the business enterprise concept, including ethical considerations.
  • produce conventional written business communications.
  • recognize supervisory skills and standard management procedures.
  • apply fundamental accounting principles and procedures.
  • apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.
  • demonstrate and integrate computer literacy.
  • Additional Disclosure Information
Business Management Certificate (BMGC)
Summer Credits
AOT 112
or AOT 115
Keyboarding I
Typing I
CIS 105 Intro to Computers & Applications 3
BUS 120 Intro to Business Organization 3
  Semester Credits 7-9
First Semester
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 209 Business Communications 3
BUS 211 Principles of Management 3
Elective* Free Elective 3
  Semester Credits 12
Second Semester
ACC 161 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 221 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
BUS 252 Human Resource Management 3
  Semester Credits 12
  Credit Total 31-33

*Recommended electives: Any AOT; any BUS; CIS 110, 111; ENG 105, 111; MAT 118 or higher level math course; PSY 142.

ECO 202; ENG 111; ENG 105; and MAT 105 or higher level math course.

Business Management (Certificate)

Approximate Cost of Program

Books: 2,200 Fees: 753 Tuition: 3,900
Books: 2,200 Fees: 1,104 Tuition: 7,800
Out of State    
Books: 2,200 Fees:1,455 Tuition: 11,700
Schuylkill County    
Books: 2,200 Fees: 1,104 Tuition: 5,850
  • On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 12 months