Small Business Management Certificate

Juneau, e-Learning

The one-year Small Business Management certificate enables the student to explore business career options and gives entry-level job or upgrade skills for employment advancement. It may also be the first year of training towards the two-year Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration. The Small Business Management curriculum is designed to provide education in business theory and practical applications necessary for owners, managers, and employees of small business firms. Students develop both the technical and human relations skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive business environment.

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Program Requirements21
General Requirements
Written Communication Skills
BA S163Business English3
or ENGL S111 Methods of Written Communication
Oral Communication Skills 1
COMM S111Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
or COMM S237 Interpersonal Communication
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra (or higher math)3-4
or BA S116 Business Mathematics
Program Requirements
ACCT S201Principles of Financial Accounting 23
or ACCT S100 Recordkeeping for Small Businesses
BA S151Introduction to Business3
BA S166Small Business Management3
BA S251Management Skills3
CIS S235Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications3
Advisor approved electives 33
Advisor approved elective3
Total Credits30

Grade C 2.00 or better


ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement


Business administration, economics, law science or accounting.