Certificate of Completion in Small Business


Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Small Business

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Many small business owners seek to expand, refine and update their knowledge and skills to apply in their own businesses. This certificate provides a bundling of relevant courses for small business owners and recognition for having completed this program in the form of a certificate.

Program Prerequisites

ACC107 Bookkeeping Theory and Practice 4

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC CIS131AA Doing Business on the Internet 1
RC CIS233AB Internet Web Publishing: FrontPage Level I 1
RC (EPS195 and
(Business Start-Up and Planning and
Introduction to Entrepreneurship)
Owning and Operating a Small Business

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC ACC115 Computerized Accounting 2
RC SBS204 Small Business Marketing And Advertising 2
RC SBS230 Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2
RC SBS213 Hiring and Managing Employees 1
RC SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1

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Program Information

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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