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Entrepreneurship
Certificate

30 SEMESTER HOURS
Students will learn the basic business concepts necessary to start and operate their own small business. They study management essentials and complete additional coursework in marketing, human resource management, accounting and finance.

Entrepreneurship classes are great for anyone who wants to leverage their skills by starting a new venture. Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, computer programmers and truck drivers are just a few examples of professionals who can turn their skills into a small business.

Students will learn to:

  • Write a business plan.
  • Use business terms and tactics in the small business environment.
  • Develop a marketing plan.
  • Analyze and resolve problems involving finance.
  • Understand personal qualities needed to function effectively with individuals in supervision, evaluation and control.
  • Understand current legal issues involved in starting and operating a business.
  • Develop effective communication to administer policy both internally and externally.

CLASSES

Fall
ACC 101     Accounting Principles I 
BUS 115     Introduction to Entrepreneurship (prerequisites: CPT 101, CPT 170 or computer experience)
BUS 116     Opportunity Analysis (prerequisite: BUS 115)
BUS 140     Business Mathematics 
MKT 101     Marketing 
Spring
ACC 240     Computerized Accounting 
BUS 120     Business Plan (prerequisites: BUS 115, BUS 116 and BUS 140)
LEG 122     Business Law II 
MGT 150     Fundamentals of Supervision 
MKT 135     Customer Service 

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