This 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 business in society,basic technology skills, communication skills (both oral and written), and math skills. The certificate is tailored to meet individual student needs and interests by incorporating business elective courses. Students are encouraged to develop their individual areas of interest or maximize employment opportunities by choosing a specific elective option. Students deciding to continue on for an Associate in Science degree will find that all of the courses taken in this certificate program my apply to an Associate of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, or General Studies at Middlesex Community College.

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Graduation Checklist

Business Skills Certificate – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.

Business Skills by Certificate Requirements

+ ENG*101 Composition 3
+ COM*173 Public Speaking or

BMG*204 Managerial Communications

BBG*115 Business Software Applications or

CST*201 Introduction to Management Information Systems

+ BMG*202 Principles of Management 3
BFN*110 Personal Finance 3
+ ACC*115 Financial Accounting 4
+ ECN*102 Micro Economics, or

+ ECN*101 Macro Economics

Business Elective 3
Total Credits:

+This course has a prerequisite.
++ Placement testing required.