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Certificate of Achievement in Business Essentials


Note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

This certificate will prepare students for first-level management and supervisory jobs, as well as support positions, and qualify for small business jobs and careers including entry level positions in the areas of bookkeeping and accounting. Also, students will have completed many of the core requirements for the Associate of Science in Business Administration for Transfer Degree.

Complete the following 3 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 001 Introductory Accounting I 5
BUS 001 Introduction to Business 3
LAW 001 Business Law I 3

Complete 5-6 units course from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 002* Introductory Accounting II 5
BUS 032* Business Communications 3
FINANCE 008 Personal Finance and Investments 3
MARKET 021 Principles of Marketing 3
MGMT 001 Principles of Management 3

Total units required: 16-17

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite