This degree program provides a course of study for students who are interested in developing an appreciation and understanding of the functional areas within the small business environment. The degree provides a working knowledge of small business operations to both the prospective business person as well as the owner/manager of an existing business.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Recognize and appropriately respond to ethical and legal concerns relating to human resource and organizational management.
- Identify and analyze business problems or entrepreneurial opportunities and effectively communicate recommendations for courses of actions.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements to start a new venture, including the basics of leadership, team building, finance, marketing and management.
Small Business Owner/Manager
Intrapraneur (acting as an entrepreneur within a large company)
Small Business Specialist
Associate Account Manager
Small Business Developer
Business Assistant Coordinator
Associate in Science Degree Requirements
|or BUS-120||Financial Accounting|
|BUS-110||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS-111||Entrepreneurship: Starting and Developing a Business||3|
|BUS-125||Business Law: Legal Environment of Business||3|
|Select two of the following:||4-6|
|Human Relations in Business|
|Principles of Management|
|Computerized Accounting Applications|
|Select at least three units from the following:||3|
|Google Applications for Business|
|Computer Concepts and Applications|
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Entrepreneurship–Small Business Management. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.