Business Fundamentals Curriculum


Group A: Core Courses (All Six Courses Required)

X 1A Principles of Accounting *
X 1B Principles of Accounting *
X 100 Business Economics *
X 420 Business Law: Fundamentals *
X 130A Basic Managerial Finance *
X 160 Marketing Principles and Practices *

Ethics Requirement 

891.02 Business Ethics *

Group B: Elective Courses (3 Courses Required)

X 109 Business Communications
X 110 Mathematics for Management *
X 115 Business Statistics *
X 163 Advertising Principles and Practices *
X 190 Management Theory, Policy, and Practice
X 497.613 Fundamentals of Business Administration and Management *
X 433.01 Fundamentals of Investing *
X 450 Elements of Human Resources Management *
X 460.902 Introduction to International Business *
X 497.52 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation
X 497.610 Developing a Business Plan *

* = course may be taken online

To enroll in the Business Fundamentals Certificate, click here.

General Information
Approximate Cost of the Program
Students pay the fee for each course as they progress through the certificate. The total course and textbook fees vary according to which courses and format are chosen. The following include range of costs.

  • Candidacy Fee: $200 (Non-refundable)
  • Course Fees: $6,590
  • Textbooks: $1,500

All international student fees, living expenses, transportation, and parking are in addition to the above.
Note: International students must submit an application to UCLA Extension’s International Student Office. For more information visit

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