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Contact: Lisa AmosTitle: Program CoordinatorContact: lamos1@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Consumer Relations

Business Division
Certificate M0479

This program provides semi-professional training for those who seek immediate Consumer Relations employment in non-profit agencies, government, education, or business such as utilities, telecommunications, and finance. Positions include, but are not limited to: consumer affairs representatives, client related government jobs, and community advocates.

Required Courses

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  • Consumer Relations

    Business Division
    Certificate M0479

    This program provides semi-professional training for those who seek immediate Consumer Relations employment in non-profit agencies, government, education, or business such as utilities, telecommunications, and finance. Positions include, but are not limited to: consumer affairs representatives, client related government jobs, and community advocates.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSO 25Business Communications3
    BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
    FCS 41Life Management3
    FCS 51Consumerism: The Movement, its Impact, and Issues3
    FCS 80Personal Financial Planning3
    or BUSA 71 Personal Financial Planning
    Total Units15

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Lisa AmosTitle: Program CoordinatorContact: lamos1@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Location: Building 78-2190Phone: (909) 274-6335