2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Nov 21, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Business Skills Certificate

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Degree Code: K25

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Edward Muenzner- 860-215-9456

This certificate program is designed to give students not majoring in business sufficient basic business skills to be able to function adequately at a rudimentary level in a workplace environment immediately upon completion. This certificate is comprised of courses designed to provide students with a basic understanding of commerce in society, basic business structures and functions, communication skills (both oral and written), math and computer skills. This certificate is tailored to meet individual student needs and interests by incorporating a business elective course. Students are encouraged to develop their individual areas of interest or maximize employment opportunities by choosing a specific elective option.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Basic Business Skills Certificate Curriculum Requirements


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 24-25

Basic Business Skills, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the role of commerce in U.S. society and the world community.
  2. demonstrate knowledge of how businesses are structured and function.
  3. exhibit fluency in oral and written communication skills.
  4. exhibit competency in basic math skills.
  5. exhibit competency in computer skills specific to a business environment.

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