SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

ACCOUNTING

This program can be completed in one year if the student enters in the first summer session, satisfactorily completes BUS 101 and BUS 102, and enrolls full-time days in the fall and spring semesters. Upon completion of certificate requirements, students may wish to pursue study toward an A.A.S. degree in Accounting.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
SUMMER SESSION I
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
SUMMER SESSION II
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 090 Small Business Accounting 1
BUS 201 Intermediate Accounting I 4
BUS 222 Federal Income Tax 3
BUS 225 Micro Application Software 3
BUS 227 Corporate Finance 3
14
SECOND SEMESTER
BUS 103 Principles of Business 3
BUS 202 Intermediate Accounting II 4
BUS 209 Cost Accounting 3
BUS 221 Accounting Systems with Microcomputer Applications 3
13

EVENT MANAGEMENT

EVENT MANAGEMENT 1-YEAR ONLINE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Learn how to plan, organize, and manage meetings, coordinate service functions, develop marketing plans, sharpen sales techniques, and evaluate services for improvement.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION

The Event Management Certificate at Cayuga Community College offers students a fully online certificate designed to prepare them for careers with an event planning company or industries needing experts in planning events, including hotels, conference centers, corporations, non-profit organizations, catering companies and entrepreneurs in event planning.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Amy Valente
Assistant Professor of Business
amy.valente@cayuga-cc.edu

Loraine Miller
Professor and Division Chair
315-294-8416
miller@cayuga-cc.edu

READY TO APPLY?

If you are ready to apply to the Event Management certificate program, contact our Admissions Office by calling 1-866-598-8883 or admissions@cayuga-cc.edu.

This one-year, 30-credit hour certificate program is offered fully online and can be completed in a minimum of two semesters. The courses in this program provide the skills for communicating, organizing, managing, and promoting events. Whether it be for weddings, educational conferences, or business conventions, event planners work to ensure these events are focused on customer needs and achieve customer satisfaction.

CAREERS AT A GLANCE

  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Event Manager
  • Convention Services Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Conference Planner

Upon successful completion of this certificate program, graduates of this program are able to:

  • Effectively plan, organize and manage business meetings, conferences, fundraisers, conventions, exhibits or special events
  • Coordinate a variety of service functions in preparing for an event and manage ancillary services including food and beverage requirements, sales techniques, marketing plans, project plans, and post-event evaluations.
  • Communicate professionally in verbal and written settings using technology and office productivity tools
  • Employ management principles such as time management and multi-tasking in the event management environment

The program must be completed online in a minimum of two semesters.

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 150 Business Communications 3
BUS 216 Personal Selling 3
BUS 225 Microcomputer Application Software 3
BUS 248 Event Planning 3
BUS 206
OR
BUS 245
Human Resource Management
OR
Supervisory Management
3
15
SECOND SEMESTER
BUS 252 Convention & Meeting Management 3
BUS 253 Non-Profit Event Management 3
BUS 254 Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism 3
BUS 260 Project Management 3
BUS 275
OR
ENTR 200
Business Internship (NYS Residents Only)
OR
The Entrepreneurial Process
3
15

GENERAL BUSINESS

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION

The program can be completed in a minimum of two semesters.

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 103 Principles of Business 3
BUS 105 Business Math 3
BUS 150 Business Communications 3
BUS 225 Microcomputer App. Software 3
16
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
BUS 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS 204 Marketing 3
BUS 205 Business Law I 3
BUS 206
OR
BUS 200
Human Resource Management
OR
Principles of Management
3
16

TOURISM MANAGEMENT

This one-year, 30 credit-hour certificate program in the area of tourism management prepares students for entry-level careers in tour companies, tourism bureaus, destination marketing organizations (DMO)/tourism promotion agencies (TPA), visitor centers, cruise lines, inns, and hotels. This certificate program will provide students with the necessary skills to effectively work in the tourism industry. Besides business ownership, possible occupations include tour operator, travel promoters, travel guides, visitor center staff, destination marketing organization staff and more.

Upon successful completion of this certificate program, graduates of this program are able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the tourism industry, tourism concepts, the role of tourism services and various stakeholders involved in the industry
  • Communicate professionally in verbal and written settings using technology and office productivity tools
  • Coordinate marketing for a tourism operation utilizing traditional methods and social media techniques
  • Employ management principles such as time management and multi-tasking in the tourism environment

The program can be completed in a minimum of two semesters.

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 150 Business Communications 3
BUS 216
OR
WS 110
Personal Selling
OR
Introduction to Wines of the World
3
BUS 248 Event Planning 3
BUS 249 Introduction to Tourism 3
BUS 206
OR
BUS 245
Human Resource Management
OR
Supervisory Management
3
15
SECOND SEMESTER
BUS 225 Microcomputer Application Software 3
BUS 254
OR
BUS 250
Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism
OR
Wine, Business Management, Marketing & Sales
3
BUS 255 Tourist Destinations 3
BUS 260 Project Management 3
BUS 275
OR
ENTR 200
Business Internship (NYS Residents Only)
OR
The Entrepreneurial Process
3
15