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University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The certificate program in Small Business Management delivers cutting-edge curriculum for entrepreneurs ramping-up a small business, or those with existing small businesses, and covers general management, small business management, and marketing, as well as selective units where the student can customize curricula to their specific needs, including workforce experience.

This specialty certificate program provides access to guest entrepreneurs whom are experts in their fields, and counseling at CSM's on-campus Small Business Development Center, sponsored by the Small Business Administration.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 9 units Units
BUS. 150 Small Business Management 3 units
BUS. 180 Introduction to Marketing 3 units
MGMT 100 Introduction to Management 3 units
Required Selective: select 5.5-6 units from the following courses: Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 144 QuickBooks: Set-up and Service Business 1.5 units
ACTG 145 QuickBooks: Payroll and Merchandising Business 1.5 units
BUS. 101 Human Relations At Work 3 units
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3 units
BUS. 125 International Business 3 units
BUS. 136 Business Finance 3 units
BUS. 230 International Marketing 3 units
BUS. 232 Sales Management 3 units
BUS. 233 Social Media Marketing 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
COOP 670 Cooperative Education/Work Experience 1 - 4 units
COSM 766 Salon Business Entrepreneur 3 units
DGME 250 Internship 3 units
MGMT 215 Human Resources Management 3 units
MGMT 235 Leadership and Supervision 3 units
MGMT 265 Project Management 3 units
MGMT 306 Essentials of Facility Management 3 units
MGMT 307 Sustainable Facility Management 3 units
Total Required Units: 14.5 - 15