Graduate Certificate Foundation Courses

0-15 credit hours

Candidates with undergraduate degrees from areas other than business or candidates whose graduate or undergraduate programs in business did not contain appropriate coursework may be required to take foundation courses before completing the certificate program. Such foundation courses must be completed with a GPA of 3.0 or better prior to beginning the certificate courses.


Foundation Coursework

0-15 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

ACCT 51010Financial Accounting Concepts


ECON 53081Economics Concepts


EPB 50102Academic & Professional Writing for Business Students II


MGMT 56060Business Law and Ethics


MGMT 56070Statistics and Quantitative Analysis


Notes: (1) Courses are three credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

(2) Additional foundation courses may vary by specific graduate certificate programs.

(3) Any and all of the foundation courses may be waived if in the judgment of PCB&E the applicant has earned, within the past five years, university level credit covering the topics of the prerequisite course with a GPA of 3.0 or better or the equivalent.