Academics

Business Specialist

The mission of the Business Specialist certificate is to provide a broad-based set of skills and general business knowledge necessary for entry-level employment that may be completed in two semesters.

Accreditation:

None.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 30

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 101SURVEY OF ACCOUNTING 3
BUS 100PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EMPLOYEES 3
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
ENGL 125
or
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 
or
3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
MKTG 112
or
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 
or
3
MGMT 205PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 3
MGMT 113PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
MGMT 214MANAGING TECHNOLOGY 3
OFACS 132ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS 3
OFACS 232ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS 3

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1BUS 100; OFACS 132; ENGL 110 or ENGL 125; MGMT 113; BUS 120
Spring Semester 1MKTG 112 or MGMT 205; ACCTG 105; BUS 215; MGMT 214; OFACS 232

Program Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems

East Peoria Campus

Technology Center, Room 205

(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Business, Management and Administration

Career Pathway:
Management