Business Administration

Business Administration with Specializations in:

  • Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path in General Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate Management
  • Small Business Management

Associate in Science Degree (CIP # 1552020102)

This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment in the field of business administration and/or who decide to utilize this Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path to transfer to any Florida public university as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree in General Business Administration. It is designed to help students develop managerial know-how and become valuable assets to any company. Instruction in this program provides a balanced curriculum of general education and business-related subjects.

For those students who wish to utilize the Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path to complete a four-year Bachelor's degree in General Business Administration, please refer to the requirements for the Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. in General Business Administration.

Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.

Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the transfer institution.

Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all Mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.

Alternative Ways to Earn Credit toward this Degree

Graduates of specific programs at Orange Technical College and Osceola Technical College, as well as other institutions may be eligible to receive college credit for courses in this program. You may also be eligible to receive credit toward this degree if you have earned one of the approved Gold Standard industry certifications or Career Pathways credit. To learn more about Valencia’s award of credit options, visit valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/credit_octc.cfm. Eligible students should contact the Career Program Advisor in their academic department for more information about the requirements for the award of credit.

College Credit Technical Certificates

The Business Administration A.S. degree also offers the following college credit certificate programs.  These certificates can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for entry-level employment or to upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less, and all of the courses in the certificates are embedded in the A.S. degree. You can earn the certificates as you progress through your A.S. Degree or as a separate, stand-alone credential. Click on the Certificate tab at the top of the page for more information about the certificates that are offered.

  • Business Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)
  • Business Operations (18 credits) (CIP # 0552020104)
  • Business Management (24 credits) (CIP # 0552070101)
  • Customer Service Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)
  • Customer Service Operations (18 credits) (CIP # 0552020104)
  • Customer Service Management (24 credits) (CIP # 0552070101)
  • Entrepreneurship (12 credits)  (CIP # 0552070308)
  • Human Resources Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)
  • Human Resources Operations (18 credits) (CIP # 0552020104)
  • Human Resources Management (24 credits) (CIP # 0552070101)
  • International Business Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)
  • Operations Support and Services (9 credits) (CIP # 0652020502)
  • Real Estate Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)
  • Social Entrepreneurship Specialist (12 credits) (CIP # 0552020103)

Start Right

Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take ENC1101 (3 credits), and if applicable, SLS 1122 (3 credits) and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits).  The remaining courses will be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.S. degree programs. For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, see your Career Program Advisor or create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.

Potential Careers

  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Manager/Specialist
  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Financial Manager/Specialist
  • Public Relations Manager/Specialist
  • Sales Agent, Business Services
  • General Operations Manager
  • Customer Service Manager/Specialist
  • Insurance Specialist
  • Real Estate Specialist

Salary & Earnings Information

For salary and wage information, visit: www.floridawages.com.

Contacts

Future Students

To learn more about this program, contact Enrollment Services at enrollment@valenciacollege.edu or 407-582-1507 or visit valenciacollege.edu/business-administration/.

Current Students

Contact the campus Career Program Advisor below for more information:

East Campus
Storm Russo, Program Chair: 407-582-2348
srusso@valenciacollege.edu
Lee McCain, Program Chair: 407-582-2489
lmccain@valenciacollege.edu
Liz Jusino, Career Program Advisor  for (AS to BS Track): 407-582-2170
ejusino2@valenciacollege.edu
Kerry-Ann Rawls, Career Program Advisor for (Specializations): 407-582-2068
krawls2@valenciacollege.edu

West Campus
Cheri Cutter, Program Chair: 407-582-1322
ccutter1@valenciacollege.edu
Mario Richardson, Career Program Advisor for (Specializations): 407-582-1192
mrichardson@valenciacollege.edu
Genevieve Hall, Career Program Advisor for (AS to BS Track): 407-582-1239
ghall13@valenciacollege.edu

Osceola Campus
Stanton Reed, Program Chair: 407-582-4224
sreed21@valenciacollege.edu
Claudia Zequeira, Career Program Advisor: 407-582-4172
czequeira@valenciacollege.edu

Internship and Workforce Services

If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please visit: valenciacollege.edu/internship.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions.
  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Prepare basic financial statements.
  • Analyze business and financial information for internal decision making.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
  • Perform the functions in the marketing mix.
  • Use basic business applications software.
Foundation Courses
ENC 1101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I +*~3
SPC 1608FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH ~3
SLS 1122New Student Experience ~3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics-Macro +~3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS +3
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
Intermediate Courses
BUL 2241Business Law I *3
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING +*3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management +*3
HumanitiesSee Gen. Ed. Core or Institutional Requirement ~3
Core Requirements30
Specialization (see below)30
Total Credit Hours60

Articulated A.S. to B.A./B.S. Career Path in General Business Administration

This career path is designed for students who wish to transfer to any Florida public university as a junior to complete a four-year bachelor's degree in General Business Administration. Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor for special career advisement.

MAC 1105College Algebra +*~3
ENC 1102Freshman Comp II +*~3
MAC 2233Calc For Busn and Soc Scien +*~3
STA 2023Statistical Methods +*~3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing +*3
ACG 2071CPRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING +*3
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro +3
Social Science See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR) +*~ 3
Humanities See Gen. Ed. Institutional Requirement (GR) +*~3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Finance Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Assess legal and ethical aspects of financial issues.
  • Apply Business Mathematics Principles.
  • Examine the Financial Industry trends.
  • Describe basic business law in the areas of security procedures and fraud detection.
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
FIN 2010Personal Investments3
FIN 2100Personal Finance3
CGS 2510CSpreadsheet Applications3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~3
Internships and/or Business Electives 23
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Human Resources Management Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions.
  • Perform basic human resources functions
  • Apply knowledge of federal and state laws governing human resources management.
  • Apply business mathematics principles.
MAN 2300Intro To Human Resources Mgmt3
MNA 2329Case Studies in HR Mgmt *3
MNA 2320Hum Res Recruitment/Staffing *3
MNA 2325Compenstion and Benefts Systms *3
MNA 2403Human Resource Mgmt Law *3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~3
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Notes:

Most Human Resources Management Specialization courses are offered only on the East Campus.

International Business Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Describe the impact of language, culture, religion and local government regulations on the conduct of international business.
  • Explain the demographics, market segmentation and the selection of target markets as applied to the global business environment.
  • Demonstrate strategies for opening foreign markets, including pure exporting, use of local distributors, global manufacturing, operating wholly-owned subsidiaries and foreign direct investment.
  • Apply the planning process and develop marketing strategies for the international marketplace.
  • Identify and interpret relevant international financial documents, and evaluate financial strategies that support an organization’s integrative trade initiatives.
GEB 1350Intro: International Business +3
MAR 2150International Marketing *3
FIN 2051International Finance *3
CGS 2510CSpreadsheet Applications3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~3
Internship(s) and/or Business Electives 23
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Management Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Apply business mathematics principles.
  • Explain the legal principles that generally apply to business entities.
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
BUL 2242Business Law II *3
ACG 2071CPRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING *3
CGS 2510CSpreadsheet Applications3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~3
Internship(s) and/or Business Electives 23
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Marketing Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Apply business mathematics principles
  • Explain the legal principles that generally apply to business entities.
  • Apply advertising and selling principles to an organization’s overall success.
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
MKA 2511Advertising *3
BUL 2242Business Law II *3
CGS 2510CSpreadsheet Applications3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirements +*~3
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Real Estate Management Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Apply the effect of current economic trends on the Real Estate industry.
  • Appropriately use Real Estate Terminology.
  • Apply Selling Principles to an organization’s overall success.
REE 1000Real Estate Prin and Pract3
REE 1400Florida Real Estate Law3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirements +*~3
Internship(s) and/or Business Electives 26
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Small Business Management Specialization

Program Outcomes

  • Generate a business plan.
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
CGS 2510CSpreadsheet Applications3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics 13
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Science or MathSee Gen. Ed. Core Requirements +*~3
Internship(s) and/or Business Electives 26
ECO 2023Principles Of Economics-Micro3
GEB 2860BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION CAPSTONE *3
Total Credit Hours30

Notes:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus. Students are encouraged to see the Career Program Advisor for special career advisement.

Upon earning the Business Administration A.S. degree, you can continue at Valencia to complete the B.A.S. degree in Business & Organizational Leadership.  Additional education at the bachelor’s level can enhance your skills and create more career opportunities. 

For students who are pursuing the A.S. to B.S. career path, additional General Education courses are required to satisfy the required 36 hours for the Bachelor of Science degree. Students are strongly encouraged to speak with an advisor to identify the additional General Education courses needed.

Students who wish to continue their education should consult with their Career Program Advisor to discuss transfer options and requirements, and determine the best education plan for their career goals. Students wishing to transfer credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the transfer institution for acceptance of this degree.

Business Management

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business Management, and Retail.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
  • Apply business mathematics principles.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business ((footnote should be on ACG not GEB)) *3
or ACG 2021C PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Foundation Business Elective3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
Select one of the following. Courses may not be counted in two places within the same certificate.3
Business Mathematics 2
Basic Accounting
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *
College Algebra +*~
Intermediate Courses
BUL 2241Business Law I *3
Intermediate Business Elective3
Advanced Courses
INP 1301Psychology In Bus-Industry3
or PSY 2012 General Psychology
Advanced Business Elective(s)3
Total Credit Hours24
Foundation Business Electives
These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
ACG 2071CPrin of Managerial Accounting *3
Intermediate Business Electives
These courses may be used for Intermediate Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *3
ACG 2071CPrin of Managerial Accounting *3
APA 1111CBasic Accounting3
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
FIN 2010Personal Investments3
FIN 2100Personal Finance3
GEB 1136Foundations of E-Business3
INP 1301Psychology In Bus-Industry3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
PSY 2012General Psychology3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
Advanced Business Electives
These courses may be used for Advanced Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA,CTS, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

2

MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103 Business Mathematics.

Note:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

This certificate program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Business Operations

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business Management, and Retail.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Apply business mathematics principles.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business ((ACG 2021C should have the *, not GEB 1011) *3
or ACG 2021C PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
Foundation Business Elective3
Select one of the following. Courses may not be counted in two places within the same certificate.3
Business Mathematics 2
Basic Accounting
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *
College Algebra +*~
Intermediate Courses
BUL 2241Business Law I *3
Intermediate Business Elective3
Total Credit Hours18
Foundation Business Electives
These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
ACG 2071CPrin of Managerial Accounting *3
Intermediate Business Electives
These courses may be used for Intermediate Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *3
ACG 2071CPrin of Managerial Accounting *3
APA 1111CBasic Accounting3
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
FIN 2010Personal Investments3
FIN 2100Personal Finance3
GEB 1136Foundations of E-Business3
INP 1301Psychology In Bus-Industry3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
MTB 1103Business Mathematics3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
PSY 2012General Psychology3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

2

MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103 Business Mathematics.

Note:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Business Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields of Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Small Business Management, and Retail.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
  • Apply business mathematics principles.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business (ACG 2021C should have the * Not GEB1011) *3
or ACG 2021C PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
Select one of the following. Courses may not be used in two places within the same certificate.3
Business Mathematics 2
Basic Accounting
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *
Prin of Managerial Accounting *
College Algebra +*~
Foundation Business Elective3
Total Credit Hours12
Foundation Business Electives
These courses may be used for Foundation Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
FIN 2000Principles of Finance3
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
MKA 2021Principles Of Selling *3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
APA 1111CBasic Accounting3
ACG 2021CPRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *3
ACG 2071CPrin of Managerial Accounting *3
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

2

MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra or higher mathematics may be substituted for MTB 1103 Business Mathematics.

Note:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Customer Service Management

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Customer Service.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Perform the functions in the marketing mix.
  • Implement business, technical and interpersonal skills for customer support.
  • Perform the management functions.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
CTS 1155CInt to Cust Svc and Help Desk3
Customer Service Elective(s)3
Intermediate Courses
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Advanced Courses
PSY 2012General Psychology3
or INP 1301 Psychology In Bus-Industry
MAN 2021Principles Of Management *3
Total Credit Hours24
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

Customer Service Electives
These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CTS, GEB, ECO, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1122, SLS 1303 Job Search, SLS 2940 Service Learning, and SPC 1608 Fundamentals of Speech.

Notes:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

This certificate program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Customer Service Operations

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Customer Service.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Perform the functions in the marketing mix.
  • Implement business, technical and interpersonal skills for customer support.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
CTS 1155CInt to Cust Svc and Help Desk3
Customer Service Elective(s)3
Intermediate Courses
MAR 2011Principles of Marketing *3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
Total Credit Hours18
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog

Customer Service Electives
These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CTS, ECO, GEB, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1122 Student Success, SLS 1303 Job Search, SLS 2940 Service Learning, and SPC 1608 Fundamentals of Speech.

Note:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Customer Service Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Customer Service.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare selected theories of management.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Implement business, technical and interpersonal skills for customer support.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
Customer Service Elective(s)3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
CTS 1155CInt to Cust Svc and Help Desk3
Total Credit Hours12
Customer Service Electives
These courses may be used for Customer Service Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL,CTS, ECO, GEB, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1122, SLS 1303, SLS 2940, and SPC 1608.
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

Notes:

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Entrepreneurship

Technical Certificate

This program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of starting and operating a business while presenting entrepreneurship as a viable career option. Coursework covers opportunity recognition, business planning, managing a business, market research, the marketing plan, financial management and how to understand accounting information.

Program Outcomes:

  • Design and develop a comprehensive business plan to start a small business.
  • Design and develop a comprehensive small business marketing plan by using appropriate marketing strategies.
  • Understand the basic principles of Management and dealing with employee issues.
  • Have a basic understanding of obtaining financial resources,  controlling cash flow, and keeping accurate financial information for tax
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
SBM 1000Small Business Management3
GEB 2112ENTREPRENEURSHIP *3
Choose one3
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING *
Basic Accounting
Business Law I *
Total Credit Hours12
*

 This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

Human Resources Management

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the fields of Human Resources Management.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Perform basic human resources functions.
  • Apply knowledge of federal and state laws governing human resources management.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
Foundation Courses
MAN 2300Intro To Human Resources Mgmt3
MNA 2320Hum Res Recruitment/Staffing *3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
or Business Elective(s)
Intermediate Courses
MNA 2403Human Resource Mgmt Law *3
Business Elective(s)3
Advanced Courses
MNA 2329Case Studies in HR Mgmt *3
MNA 2325Compenstion and Benefts Systms *3
Total Credit Hours24
Business Electives
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CGS, CIS, COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
+

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

 CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

Notes:

The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business Administration Associate in Science degree.

Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

This certificate program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Human Resources Operations

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Human Resources Management.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Perform basic human resources functions.
  • Apply knowledge of federal and state laws governing human resources management.
  • Assess ethical issues in business situations.
Foundation Courses
MAN 2300Intro To Human Resources Mgmt3
MNA 2320Hum Res Recruitment/Staffing *3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
or Business Elective(s)
Intermediate Courses
MNA 2403Human Resource Mgmt Law *3
Business Elective(s)3
Total Credit Hours18
Business Electives
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CGS, CIS, COP, CTS , FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
*

This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

Notes:

The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business Administration Associate in Science degree.

Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Human Resources Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Human Resources Management.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the Management Functions.
  • Use basic Business Application Software.
  • Perform basic Human Resources Functions.
  • Assess ethical issues in Business situations.
Foundation Courses
MAN 2300Intro To Human Resources Mgmt3
MNA 2320Hum Res Recruitment/Staffing *3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
or Business Elective(s)
Total Credit Hours12
Business Electives
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CGS, CIS,COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, TRA, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
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This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

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CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

Notes:

The credits in this certificate program apply toward the Business Administration Associate in Science degree.

Most certificate courses are offered only on the East Campus.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

International Business Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of International Business.

Program Outcomes

  • Describe the impact of language, culture, religion and local government regulations on the conduct of international business.
  • Explain the demographics, market segmentation and the selection of target markets as applied to the global business environment.
  • Demonstrate strategies for opening foreign markets, including pure exporting, use of local distributors, global manufacturing, operating wholly-owned subsidiaries and foreign direct investment.
  • Apply the planning process and develop marketing strategies for the international marketplace.
  • Identify and interpret relevant international financial documents, and evaluate financial strategies that support an organization’s integrative trade initiatives.
Foundation Courses
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
GEB 1350Intro: International Business +3
MAR 2150International Marketing *3
FIN 2051International Finance *3
Total Credit Hours12

Operations Support and Services

Technical Certificate

This program prepares students for entry level employment in the area of operations support and/or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in this area. The content includes but is not limited to communication skills, supervision skills, employability skills, and general business procedures and operation.

Program Outcomes

  • Use basic business applications software

  • Compare selected theories of management

GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
OST 1335CBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS3
Total Credit Hours9

Real Estate Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed for students seeking specialized training to prepare for employment or to enhance their skills in the field of Real Estate.

Program Outcomes

  • Perform the management functions.
  • Use basic business application software.
  • Apply the effect of current economic trends on the real estate industry.
  • Appropriately use real estate terminology.
REE 1000Real Estate Prin and Pract3
REE 1400Florida Real Estate Law3
CGS 2100CCOMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS 13
or OST 2854C MICROSOFT OFFICE (APPLICATIONS PACKAGE)
Select one of the following:3
Real Property I *
Introduction To Business
Business Elective(s)
Total Credit Hours12
Business Electives
These courses may be used for Business Elective credit if not being used as a Certificate requirement.
Select from courses with subject prefixes of: ACG, APA, BUL, CGS, CIS, COP, CTS, FIN, GEB, INP, MAN, MAR, MKA, MNA, MTB, OST, REE, RMI, SBM, TAX, SLS 1303, SLS 1122, and SPC 1608.
*

 This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.

1

CGS 2100C COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS is a transferable course.

Notes:

The credits in the certificate programs apply toward the Business Administration Associate in Science degree, or the Business Management, Marketing, and Administration Associate in Science degree.

Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus.

Social Entrepreneurship Specialist

Technical Certificate

This program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of designing, growing, and leading mission-driven enterprises.  As the traditional lines blur between non-profit businesses, governmental organizations, and business students will explore opportunities and challenges in this new business landscape.  Coursework covers impact/opportunity recognition, enterprise planning, leading a mission-driven enterprise, developing a marketing plan, measuring for impact, financial and impact management.

Program Outcomes:

  • Design and develop an enterprise plan to start a social enterprise.
  • Design and develop a social enterprise marketing/story-telling plan by using appropriate marketing and story-telling strategies.
  • Understand the basic principles of Management and Leadership in a mission-driven enterprise.
GEB 1011Introduction To Business3
GEB 1155SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
GEB 2112ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
Choose one3
Principles Of Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Law I
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Total Credit Hours12