Community Service


Certificate of Performance: Working Education*

This certificate is designed for persons who want actual job experience running a small business. Areas of specialization include marketing, operations, accounting, and buying and inventory.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate will be able to:

  • Develop marketing strategies for an on-campus student run small business. City has two student run businesses-a la cart and the Business Resource Center.
  • Manage the operations and human resource functions of a student owned and operated small business. City has two student run businesses-a la cart and the Business Resource Center.
  • Develop practical accounting processes for owning and operating a small business. City has two student run businesses-a la cart and the Business Resource Center.
  • Purchase and control supplies and merchandise for a Student Business on campus.

Students purchase and control inventory for a small business. City has two student run businesses: a la cart and the Business Resource Center.

Courses Required for the Major Units
Complete 6-12 units from:
BUSE 245A, Small Business Internship-Marketing
BUSE 245B, Small Business Internship-Operations
BUSE 245C, Small Business Internship-Accounting
BUSE 245D, Small Business Internship-Buying and Inventory
BUSE 245E, Small Business Internship-Marketing
BUSE 245F, Small Business Internship-Operations
BUSE 245G, Small Business Internship-Accounting
BUSE 245H, Small Business Internship-Buying and Inventory
6-12

Total: 6-12

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: enactus*

The enactus certificate of performance is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice business, leadership and teamwork skills through a variety of business related community and educational projects that support elementary, The enactus certificate of performance is designed to provide students the opportunity to practice business, leadership and teamwork skills through a variety of business related community and educational projects that support elementary,

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate will be able to:

  • Organize and manage teams.
  • Lead and manage business and community projects.
  • Achieve job experience working in student-run business.
  • Achieve experience preparing State and Federal tax returns.
CoursesUnits
 BUSE 158A, enactus - High School Projects 3
 BUSE 158B, enactus - Elementary and Middle
School Projects
 3
 BUSE 158C, enactus - Community Projects  3
 BUSE 158D, enactus - On-Campus Educational
Projects
3
 Total: 6

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Business Presentations*

This certificate is designed for persons who want to improve their verbal, written, and computer skills.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate will be able to:

  • Learn to choose a topic and specific purpose; outlining, listening, organizing a speech; delivery; small group communication; informative and persuasive speaking; speaker credibility; and effective use of language.
  • Learn how to use Microsoft Office Professional Suite and how to integrate data within and between word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentations.
CoursesUnits
CBTE 180, Microsoft Office
3
COMS 170, Small Group Communication -OR-

COMS 103, Oral Communication3

Total: 6

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Job Skills*

This certificate concentrates on developing and understanding skills necessary to secure and keep a job such as preparing for interviews and writing resumes. Learning techniques for time management and organization are also taught.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate will be able to:

  • Graduate from Garfield and transfer.
CoursesUnits
Select all BUSE 90 courses (5.5 units) OR 3 in
BUSE 227C


BUSE 90A, Learning Skills and

BUSE 90B, Work Success and

BUSE 90C, Business Internship Seminars and
BUSE 90D, Workplace Competencies
5.5
 -OR- 
 BUSE 227C, Service Learning - Community
3
 Total:
3 - 5.5

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.