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Business Marketing Certificate

Compton College offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student's transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

The Marketing certificate of achievement provides students with credentials that are the key to individual self-efficacy and a meaningful career. Mastery of this curriculum will help students lay the groundwork for managerial competence in the global marketplace. Marketing education also helps students understand basic management functions, their interrelationships, and the organization’s competitive niche. There are numerous career opportunities that exist in the Business Field including Industry, Government, and Self-Employment. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Compton College. Students who anticipate employment with large businesses are advised to take Business 112. Those interested in smaller enterprises should complete Business 124.

Program Goals and Objectives:

  • Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business marketing
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

Program Requirements:

BUS 101        Financial Accounting (4) or

BUS 111        Accounting for Small Business (3)

BUS 112       Advertising (3)

or

BUS 124        Small Business Entrepreneurship (3)

BUS 114        Marketing (3)

BUS 122        Human Relations in Organizations (3)

BUS 125        Introduction to Business (3)

BUS 127        Effective English for Business (3)

or

BUS 128        Written Business Communications (3)

BUS 129        Oral Business Communications (3)

LAW 105       Business Law (3)

Total Units: 24-25
 
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