Today’s small businesses have a unique set of needs and this program is designed to meet that demand. Entrepreneurship students learn about business by taking courses in accounting, finance, marketing and management. A variety of advanced entrepreneurship courses are available including Small Business Seminar, Entrepreneurship Field Studies, and Marketing for the Internet. To prepare for the workplace, students use computer applications in every course and develop their “soft skills”—communicating, collaborating, and teamwork. In addition, career exploration is available through exciting internship opportunities. Many students go on to finish their bachelor degrees while others obtain entry level jobs in their field of interest.
- Estimated Length of Program: 2 years
- Credential Awarded: Associate in Science in Business Administration
Starting a new small business? Whether students complete the entire program requirement leading to degree status or simply take selected courses to satisfy an immediate need, the program gives students an awareness of the unique demands placed upon today's small businesses and their owners.
Note: Some of the core (semester 1 and 2) courses in this option differ from those of the other majors within the Business Administration department. Entrepreneurship courses are only offered once a year in the semester indicated (semesters 1 & 3 are fall, 2 & 4 are spring). Many courses have prerequisites that students should take into consideration when they plan course schedules.