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Business Administration Certificate II- Marketing Specialization

The Business Administration Certificate II (C2_MRK2) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Administrative Services Department.

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Program Description

Administrative support certificates provide students with technical skills. Skills include time management, human/customer relations, telephone techniques, administrative management, information management, oral and written communications, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, document layout, and Internet research. Bookkeeping skills are included for those choosing the bookkeeping track of the administrative support certificate, and specialized legal and medical office skills are included for those choosing these specializations.

A wide variety of job opportunities are available to program graduates in many types of offices. Jobs include office assistant, bilingual office receptionist, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, medical office receptionist, medical secretary, medical administrative assistant, legal office receptionist, legal office assistant, and legal office administrative assistant. After a few years in the field, graduates can become an executive assistant, office manager, or office coordinator. Skilled administrative professionals are expected to be in demand in several industries, including education, manufacturing, construction, financial services, employment services, health care and social assistance, legal services, local government, and energy production.


Graduation requirement

All students graduating with an AAS or level II certificate must complete LSCS Student Success Initiative (SSI) requirements. To determine your SSI status, see a college advisor.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities, and the degree will transfer in whole to some universities. Through articulation, some students may have earned college credit while in high school. Contact a counselor, division advisor, or faculty member at any college for specific information about articulation and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving & Decision Making 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Semester:


Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
MRKG 1302 Principles of Retailing 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for Second Semester:


Summer Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
MRKG 2333 Principles of Selling 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for Summer Semester:


Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MRKG 2312 e-Commerce Marketing 3
MRKG 2348 Marketing Research & Strategies 3
MRKG 2349 Advertising & Sales Promotion 3
BMGT1 2380 Co-Op Business Marketing Management I OR 3
BMGT1 2388 Internship: Business & Marketing & Management  

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Semester:



Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for Business Administration Certificate II - Marketing Specialization:


  1. Capstone Course