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Business Management Certificate
(Effective UG21)

Academic Map

The MACC Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration prepares graduates to work in a variety of occupations such as: marketing and sales managers, sales representative, advertising and promotions, public relations, and more. MACC is an active member in College DECA and students in this program have won multiple state and national awards. This specialized curriculum is designed to give graduates a sound base of skills in marketing, management, business, advertising, accounting, business law, and the soft skill necessary to work in many of the vast employment opportunities that exist in this industry.


Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 BUS100  Introduction to Business 3  
 BUS112  Principles of Management 3  
 BUS113  Human Resource Management 3  
 BUS120  Business Law 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 17  
 MKT105  Principles of Marketing 3  
  Directed Electives (17 credit hours needed)
 ACC101  Elementary Accounting I 3  
 ACC102  ^Elementary Accounting II 3  
 ACC110  Personal Finance 3  
 BOA152 or
 MTH140 or
 ^Business Math - Spring Only or
 ^Precalculus Algebra or
 ^Elementary Statistics
 BOA165  Presentation Skills Using Microsoft PowerPoint - Fall Only 3  
 BOA261  Spreadsheet Applications Using Microsoft Excel - Fall Only 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 BUS260  ^Business Administration Capstone*** 3  
 BUS295  ^Business Administration Internship 2-6  
 ECN101  Macroeconomics 3  
 ECN102  Microeconomics 3  
 LAL101 or
 ^Composition I or
 Public Speaking
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  ^Employment Seminar 1  
 VTT100  ^Introduction to Veterinary Technology*** 2  
 VTT114  ^Veterinary Hospital Management*** 1  
  Minimum Required Hours for Certificate 32  

*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

***Students seeking approval by the VHMA (Veterinary Hospital Managers Association) for CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) Certification must complete VTT100 and VTT114 as part of the required directed electives for the certificate. In addition, BUS260 will count toward the number of college-level courses required by the VHMA for CVPM Certification. 

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).

This academic map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between MACC and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to meet the academic objectives of the college. MACC specifically reserves the right to modify, delete, or add to any academic map at any time within the student’s period of study at the college.

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