Required Classes

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Complete these classes with a grade of "C" or better to earn your certificate.


  • SDP 113: Human Relations for Supervisors

    This course analyzes the mutual relationships of employees, customers, and others outside the work place. Studies and provides critical thinking about teamwork, coaching, counseling, and mutual respect, personal integrity, and acceptance of others. Students gain insight into the human and organizational factors that influence the workplace beyond the traditionally measured outcomes of performance, production, and profitability.

    • 3 credits
  • BA231: Computers in Business

    Computers in Business is designed for business students as a second course in using computers. Assignments will build on what was learned in previous computer and business classes. Students will produce professional-style documents using a popular suite of software applications. A final integrative project will be prepared and presented as a group project.

    • 4 credits
  • BA214: Business Communications

    This course covers strategies in effective business communication.

    • 3 credits
    • Prerequisite: WR 115 or equivalent.
  • BA206: Management Fundamentals

    This is a basic course in management with emphasis on the application of sound managerial practices and techniques. Managerial functions including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are studied in the framework of this course.

    • 3 credits
    • Prerequisite: BA101 with grade of C or better
  • BA223: Marketing

    Covers the basic components of marketing such as consumer behavior, marketing research, production, distribution, promotion and price planning. Includes current marketing emphasis on customer service and global marketing. Case studies, videos, and guest speakers enhance student learning.

    • 3 credits
    • Prerequisite: BA 101 with a grade of C or better or instructor permission.
  • SDP 208: Human Resources for Supervisors

    This course prepares students for real issues and current challenges in human resource management. Problem-solving and decision-making skills are developed and emphasized.

    • 3 credits
  • BA160: Accounting for Managers

    Gain an understanding of accounting and how it can be used to make financial decisions. Topics include: calculating interest and payroll, measuring and reporting data, understanding financial systems, using computer applications, and performing cost analysis.

    • 4 credits 
  • BA249: Retailing

    Designed to acquaint students with the nature and scope of retailing. Learn about the history of retailing, managing retail operations, including financial planning, merchandise buying and handling, as well as store design and layout.

    • 3 credits 

Classes follow UCC's term schedule and are offered on demand. If your class is not listed on the schedule or you have questions about prerequisites contact your program advisor for assistance.