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Applied Business

Applied Business Certificate*
29 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0252

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

ACC 153 Principles of Financial Accounting

4

MGT 251 Practicum

3

Three credit hours from the following (Writing Skills):

3

 

EGL 101 Composition I

 

 

EGL 111 Introduction to Business and Technical Writing

 

Four credit hours from the following (Math Skills):

4

 

MAT 111 Business and Consumer Mathematics

 

 

MAT 131 Elementary Statistics

 

 

or any higher MAT course

 

Three credit hours from the following (Management):

3

 

MGT 101 Fundamentals of Supervision

 

 

MGT 121 Principles of Management

 

 

MGT 205 Organizational Behavior

 

 

MGT 232 Managing Diversity in the Workplace

 

Six credit hours from the following (Communications and Human Relations):

6

 

MGT 117 Human Relations in the Workplace

 

 

MGT 118 Effective Management Communications

 

 

MGT 210 Business Etiquette

 

 

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

 

 

SPE 103 Effective Speech

 

 

SPE 115 Interpersonal Communications between Cultures

 

Three credit hours from the following (Marketing):

3

 

MKT 131 Principles of Marketing

 

 

MKT 151 Customer Service

 

 

MKT 161 Principles of Professional Selling

 

 

MKT 230 Consumer Behavior

 

 

MKT 249 Customer Relationship Management

 

Three credit hours from the following (Computer Applications):

3

 

CIS 103 Computer Software and Concepts

 

 

CAB 120 Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows

 

 

CAB 122 Intermediate Microsoft Word for Windows

 

 

CAB 123 Advanced Microsoft Word for Windows

 

 

CAB 130 Presentation Software Using PowerPoint

 

 

CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel

 

 

CAB 165 Desktop Publishing Using InDesign

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours for Certificate:

29

*May be completed entirely online.

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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