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Small Business Management\Entrepreneurship Program

The Small Business Management\Entrepreneurship Program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals who own, would like to own, or work for a small business.  Students will have the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills to start, open, grow, and even sell their small business enterprises. 

A comprehensive business skill set has been designed into this program to prepare entrepreneurs for the challenges that small business owners face on a daily basis.  A special emphasis is placed on essential management and marketing functions, business communication, and the legal environment of business.  In the capstone course of this program, MGMT 130--Small Business Management, students will learn how to prepare a business plan that could be used to help secure the necessary financing to make a business venture possible.  

Students must complete the 9-class program listed below to be eligible to receive the Certificate of Achievement in Small Business Management\Entrepreneurship.

*In order to acquire the Associates of Science Degree in Small Business Management\Entrepreneurship, students must also complete the general education requirements of the college along with the 9 required business classes below.

  Required Courses Units
MGMT 101 Introduction to Business 3
MGMT 108 Business Communications
(Pre-req: ENGL 035 or ESL 198 or appropriate placement)
MGMT 045 Small Business Entrepreneurialism 3
MRKT 170 Elements of Marketing 3
ACCT 101  Financial Accounting 3
BUSL 110 Business Law:Legal Environment of Business 3
CIT 101 Introduction to Information Systems 3
CIT 155 Introduction to E-Commerce 3
CIT 156

* E-Commerce Structure & Management

                       (Pre-req: CIT 155)

  Total Units Needed 28


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