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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


MGT 251 Practicum


Three credit hours from the following (Writing Skills):



EGL 101 Composition I



EGL 111 Introduction to Business and Technical Writing


Four credit hours from the following (Math Skills):



MAT 111 Business and Consumer Mathematics



MAT 131 Elementary Statistics



or any higher MAT course


Three credit hours from the following (Management):



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):



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):



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):



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:


*May be completed entirely online.

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Tony Churchill wasn’t sure what he wanted out of life. Then he enrolled at Oakton Community College—and discovered his passion.



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