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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Business Administration Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

Shoreline Community College offers a short-term program in General Business Administration leading to a Certificate of Completion (CC) and an entry level position in the business field. Students interested in advancement are encouraged to enroll in a longer course of study to complete a Certificate of Proficiency (CP) or an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree in General Business Administration (AAAS). Those interested in pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree in Business should follow the Business Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) transfer degree planning guide.

Program Advisor:

David Starr
206-546-4725 dstarr@shoreline.edu Rm 1405
Stephen McCloskey
206-546-5871 smccloskey@shoreline.edu Rm 1404
Ailsa Kellam
206-546-4657 akellam@shoreline.edu Rm 1410

Certificate of Completion (30 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Program Information:

Length of Program: 30 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25-$85
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: www.shoreline.edu/busad/genbusad.aspx

EPC 5024

Program Prerequisites:

Placement into ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215  and placement into MATH 070  or BUS 102 .

Program Requirements

General Business Requirements (15 Credits)

Business Administration Requirements (15 credits)

* Courses marked with an asterisk are offered once a year.

Certificate Completion

Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning and Success at jaydelotte@shoreline.edu or 206-546-4719.

General Business Administration-What is it?

The study of Business Administration includes a broad base of knowledge and skills to be effective in many business environments. Students acquire an overview of business principles, marketing and supervision. Students are required to take thirty of general business courses that can be applied toward a Certificate of Completion or an Associate of Applied Arts and Science degree.

Program Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this program -by achieving a GPA of 2.0 or better for the entire program- should be able to understand the basics of business administration: marketing, supervision, finance and professional communications.

Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Certificate in General Business Administration?

Graduates who complete this certificate develop knowledge and skills to work in a variety of business environments to include marketing, advertising, management trainee, and professional sales. Salaries vary depending upon position, level of responsibilities and previous experience.

Potential employers include: Small businesses, retail businesses, wholesale businesses, distribution centers, service industries and private industries. For more, please visit career information and resources at http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696

(206) 546-4101


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