Foundations of Business Certificate
Columbus State Community College

Program Details

Columbus State Community College offers the online Foundations of Business Certificate. This certificate is designed to recognize a student’s achievement of the basic skills necessary for employability and entry level success in a business. It places emphasis on writing and composition, an overview of business disciplines, technological literacy, managing personal finances, interpersonal development and awareness, and an overall understanding of how to succeed in a college environment. This certificate is a first step for students to enter college level work in the business field and progress toward eventual degree completion.

The following courses are offered in the program:

  • Computer Concepts & Apps
  • Principles of Business
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Finance


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT/SAT scores, or placement tests

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Columbus State Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.