Certificate of Completion in General Business

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is designed to provide business training for various entry-level positions in business. The courses include an introduction to business concepts, accounting and computer principles, and legal issues related to business. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
General Business (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5683
Total Credits Required
21
Catalog Year
2019-2020
Available Online
Yes

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the General Business program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* related to this program.

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

$62,010

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ACC111 Accounting Principles I RC 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems RC 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business RC 3
Restricted Electives RE

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the 9 credits of Restricted Electives requirement.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ACC+++++ Any ACC Accounting prefixed courses not listed under the Required Courses area RE 1–9
GBS+++++ Any GBS General Business prefixed courses not listed under the Required Courses area RE 1–9
IBS+++++ Any IBS International Business prefixed courses RE 1–9
MGT+++++ Any MGT Management prefixed courses RE 1–9
MKT+++++ Any MKT Marketing prefixed courses RE 1–9
REA+++++ Any REA Real Estate prefixed courses RE 1–9
SBS+++++ Any SBS Small Business Management prefixed courses RE 1–9
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet RE 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management RE 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I RE 3

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Disclaimer

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

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in General Business (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=83770).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019