CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION2019 - 2020
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOWER-LEVEL CERTIFICATE
Award: Certificate in Business Administration
No. of credits required: 
24
For more information: Contact Miriam Huddleston, 443-412-2426, mhuddleston@harford.edu; or Admissions, 443-412-2109.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Business Administration Lower-Level Certificate is designed for students who have completed a bachelorís degree in a field other than business administration. As such, this certificate is intended to provide students with a business administration foundation which will prepare them for many federal government management and administrative positions. Although some of the courses in this certificate may transfer into the A.S. Business Administration and A.A.S. Business Management degrees, the purpose of this certificate is to provide the necessary additional business administration courses which will enable students to meet federal government management and administrative related position requirements.

PROGRAM GOALS
Upon successful completion of this program of study, students will be able to:
  1. Apply appropriate communications skills to work independently and collaboratively within an organization to promote the goals and objectives of the work unit.
  2. Recognize how to facilitate successful completion of technical projects.
  3. Demonstrate competency in using technical tools, technology, methods, and processes.
  4. Recognize professional and ethical behavior.
  5. Apply problem solving skills to technical problems.

REQUIRED COURSES
 NumberTitle Credits
 ACCT 101Accounting Principles I  3   
 ACCT 102Accounting Principles II 3   
 BA 101Introduction to Business 3   
 BA 109Principles of Management 3   
 BA 111Purchasing and Materials Management 3   
 BA 210Business Computer Applications 3   
 BA 225Project Management 3   
 BA 246Legal Environment of Business 3   
 Total Credits24  

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Numerous federal government and Department of Defense administrative/business, contracting, administrative assistant and information technology positions will require a bachelorís degree, including 24 credit hours in business administration.

 

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
Students earning a certificate from HCC must complete or demonstrate exemption from the following courses: ENG 003 and ENG 012, or ENG 018, and MATH 020. See graduation requirement details in this catalog for further information.