Business Information Management
Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)
A cross-discipline curriculum designed to provide a foundation in business management and information technology. This career studies certificate program recognizes the blend between information technology skills and business management knowledge and practice. Most managers find technology an integral part of their work, while IT professionals find that information technology specialists require an understanding of the management of both data and people. This is a first-level program for a person who intends to pursue a certificate and/or associate degree in either business or information technology.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory score on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English are required. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|BUS 100 Introduction to Business||3|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3||See Note 3.|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|Business Elective||3||AST 205, BUS 200, BUS 205|
|Information Technology Elective||3||ITE 140, ITE 150, ITE 215|
|Business/Information Technology Elective||3|
|Total Credits For Program||18|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- The business/information technology elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: BUS, ITD, ITE, ITN or ITP. Selection must be approved by the faculty advisor. When selecting electives, the student must consider the prerequisite courses that apply to some BUS and IT courses.
- The courses in this career studies certificate program provide foundations in basic business practices and information technology that can be applied to other certificate and degree programs.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).