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Basic Business Skills
Program Coordinator: Edward Muenzner - 860-215-9456
This 24-25 credit certificate program is designed to give
students not majoring in business sufficient basic business skills
to be able to function adequately at a rudimentary level in a
workplace environment immediately upon completion. This certificate
is comprised of courses designed to provide students with a basic
understanding of commerce in society, basic business structures and
functions, communication skills (both oral and written), math and computer skills. This certificate is tailored to meet individual
student needs and interests by incorporating a business elective
course. Students are encouraged to develop their individual areas of
interest or maximize employment opportunities by choosing a specific
Students deciding to continue on for an Associate in Science Degree in Accounting will find that all but one of the courses taken in this certificate course are acceptable for the degree program at TRCC.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.
BASIC BUSINESS SKILLS CERTIFICATE CURRICULUM
|Course ID||Title of Course||Credits|
|BBG* K101||Introduction to Business||3|
|BBG* K115°||Business Software Applications (recommended)|
|CSA* K105||Introduction to Software Applications|
|BFN* K110°||Personal Finance||3|
|COM* K173°||Public Speaking|
|ENG* K202°||Technical Writing|
|ECN* K101°||Principles of Macroeconomics or higher||3|
|ENG* K101°||Composition or higher||3|
|MAT* K135°||Topics in Contemporary Math or higher||3|
° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
Basic Business Skills, Certificate
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
demonstrate knowledge of the role of commerce in U.S. society and the world community.
demonstrate knowledge of how businesses are structured and function.
exhibit fluency in oral and written communication skills.
exhibit competency in basic math skills.
exhibit competency in computer skills specific to a business environment.
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