Bakersfield College

General Business

Job Skills Certificate

A Job Skills Certificate in General Business will provide the student with broad-based knowledge and skills in business. These core classes provide the foundation for a variety of successful careers in business.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate 
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a General Business Job Skills Certificate.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 12 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes 
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • analyze and record financial transactions in a manual or computerized general ledger system.
  • perform the duties of a supervisor or middle level manager
  • effectively communicate within an organization in both written and oral media.
  • make legal and ethical decisions that achieve organizational objectives.

Total Units: 12


Required Courses

Course Number Title Units
BSAD B5 Human Relations and People Skills 3.0
BSAD B20 Introduction to Business 3.0
COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office 3.0
BSAD B53A Introduction to Accounting 1 3.0
  -or-  
BSAD B1 Financial Accounting 4.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.


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