Certificate of Completion in General Business

Get the training you need to prepare yourself for entry-level business jobs with our online Certificate of Completion in General Business program. With over 40 start dates, you can start taking classes as soon as next week!

Certificate Stats

Certificate of Completion (21 credit hours)

Cost per credit hour: $250

Career Choices

A Certificate of Completion can give you the background and expertise needed to enter a variety of business fields that include:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Investing
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Advertising
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Retailing

Classes You’ll Take

The Certificate of Completion program is 21 credit hours. In order to earn your CCL, you have to get a grade of “C” or better in all courses.

  • What Will I Learn?

    What You’ll Learn In This Program:

    • Fundamental principles and practices of accounting. (ACC111).
    • Computer information systems, computer concepts, microcomputer applications, and programming techniques. (CIS105)
    • Characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)
    • Legal theories, ethical issues, and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. (GBS205)
  • Class Schedule

    Required Courses (12):

    ACC111 (3): Accounting Principles I

    CIS105 (3): Survey of Computer Information Systems

    GBS151 (3): Introduction to Business

    GBS205 (3): Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business

    Restricted Electives (9):

    Students should select nine credits from the following courses. Any 100/200 level prefixed courses may be selected, except courses used to satisfy the Required Courses area.

    Any ACC Accounting course(s)

    Any EPS Entrepreneurial Studies course(s)

    Any GBS General Business course(s)

    Any IBS International Business course(s)

    Any MGT Management course(s)

    Any MKT Marketing course(s)

    Any REA Real Estate course(s)

    Any SBS Small Business Management course(s)

    CIS114D3 (3): Excel Spreadsheet

    CIS117DM (3): Microsoft Access: Database Management

    CIS133DA (3): Internet/Web Development Level I 

    AJS101 (3): Intro to Admin of Justice

  • Flexible Block Calendar Scheduling

    Rio offers flexible start dates and class times, so you can create a schedule that works for you. Plan out your degree and certificate classes by checking out our Block Calendar System.

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