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Program: Business Administration
Degree Plan: Business Operations Specialist Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

New September 1, 2021

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.BUSI.OPER.SPEC

Students will develop specialized core foundation skills and abilities critical to working within business organizational environments. This certificate includes understanding and applying essential knowledge from areas including accounting, business, customer service, and technology crucial to business operations. Students will hone essential business skills and select electives enabling both a business focus and the ability to earn an industry-aligned certification. Participation in cooperative learning experiences will broaden understanding and provide essential experiences gained in the work environment.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
POFI 1301 Computer Applications 1 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
BUSG 1380 Cooperative Education-Business/Commerce, General 3
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
Elective Any ONE three-credit hour ACCT, ACNT, BUSI, BMGT, BUSG, IBUS, BNKG, ECON, POFI, POFT, RELE, HRPO, CMDR, or MRKG course. 3
+Elective Any ONE three-credit or four-credit hour course. 3-4
BUSG 1381 Cooperative Education-Business/Commerce, General 3
Semester Total 12-13
Minimum Hours Required 30-31

+Elective - must be selected from any industry-aligned certification course from the following:

ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.