Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Course work includes developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include entrepreneurial concepts learned in innovation and creativity, business funding, and marketing. Additional course work includes computers and economics.

Through these skills, students will have a sound education base in entrepreneurship for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Apr 10, 2014)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25490

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ETR-220 Innovation and Creativity 3 0 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS-280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
CTS-130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ETR-210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 0 0 3
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3-4
Total: 6-7
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-150 Accounting Software Applications 1 2 0 2
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
or ECO-252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
ETR-230 Entrepreneur Marketing 3 0 0 3
ETR-240 Funding for Entrepreneurs 3 0 0 3
Total: 17
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
BUS-125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
WBL-111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
or WEB-210 Web Design 2 2 0 3
or ECM-210 Introduction to E-Commerce 2 2 0 3
ETR-270 Entrepreneurship Issues 3 0 0 3
Social & Behavioral Science 3 0 0 3
Total: 13-15

Total Credit Hours: 69-72

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 hours from the following courses
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
or MAT-152 Statistical Methods 1 3 2 0 4
or MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
and MAT-171A Precalculus Algebra Lab 0 2 0 1
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Diploma in Entrepreneurship D25490

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS-280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ETR-220 Innovation and Creativity 3 0 0 3
ETR-230 Entrepreneur Marketing 3 0 0 3
Total: 20
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS-115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CTS-130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
ETR-210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 0 0 3
ETR-270 Entrepreneurship Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 18

Total Credit Hours: 38

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Certificate in Entrepreneurship C25490

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
or BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
or CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
BUS-280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
ETR-220 Innovation and Creativity 3 0 0 3
ETR-230 Entrepreneur Marketing 3 0 0 3
Total: 13-14

Total Credit Hours: 13-14

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Certificate in Entrepreneurship: Start-up Focus C25490SF

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
ETR-220 Innovation and Creativity 3 0 0 3
ETR-230 Entrepreneur Marketing 3 0 0 3
Total: 10
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ETR-210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 0 0 3
ETR-270 Entrepreneurship Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 6

Total Credit Hours: 16

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