Workplace Readiness

Award: Career Studies Certificate

Workplace Readiness

Occupational Objectives: The Career Studies Certificate in Workplace Readiness is designed to prepare individuals to work in a variety of entry-level

positions in customer service. Job opportunities may be available in retail sales, food and beverage services, and hotel front office operations.

Graduates of this program may pursue additional training in their chosen field and/or in supervision and management.

The program is structured within the following courses:


BUS 195   Work Ethic & Social
3 0 3
SDV 106   Preparation for
2 0 2
PSY 126   Psychology for Business
and Industry
3 0 3
MKT 170   Customer Service 2 0 2
BUS 195   Workplace Preparedness 3 0 3
*MKT 110   Basics of Retail Sales 3 0 3
*HRI 134   Food & Beverage
Service Management
3 0 3
*HRI 265   Hotel Front Office
3 0 3
Elective   Elective* 3 0 3
Total Minimum Credits     16

*Student must choose at least one but may enroll in more than
one of these courses, MKT 110, HRI 134, and HRI 265. Other job specific training courses may be substituted with approval.

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