Business Management Certificate (BMGC)

Attention 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 as management-trainees or to become business owners. Credits may be applied toward 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.
  • Gainful Employment Disclosure Information
Summer Session
Course Number Course Name Course 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 (Fall)
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
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 (Spring)
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
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

*Placement testing is available for AOT 112, 113, 114, 115,116, 117, and 118 (Keyboarding/Typing sequence).

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

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