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Small Business Management Certificate

The Small Business Management Certificate (C1_MSB1) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park. It can be earned entirely online through LSC-Online. For more information, please contact the Management and Marketing Department.

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Program Description

The management associate of applied science degree includes knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed in the business world. This program provides students with a basic foundation in general management skills.

The management associate of applied science degree is awarded for successful completion of 66-68 credit hours. Those desiring a less comprehensive program should consider the certificate programs listed below.

The management program offers specializations in general business, human resources, international business, marketing, small business management, and entrepreneurship.

A wide variety of job opportunities are available to graduates of the program, including middle-management positions, first line supervisors, company owners, and other positions requiring leadership, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. The management AAS degree will transfer to several four-year colleges and universities in a BAAS degree. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

Program Plan

First Year Credit

Course Number Title Credits
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
COSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR  
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications  
MRKG 2333 Principles of Selling OR 3
MRKG 2348 Marketing Research & Strat.  
BUSG 1341 Small Business Financing 3
BUSG1 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for Small Business Management Certificate:


  1. Capstone course
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