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2016-2017 College Catalog

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Entrepreneurship - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 240

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

This degree is designed to help those seeking careers in the business world, particularly in small businesses that are entrepreneurial in nature. It features major content areas that result in a more likely outcome of success. It will incorporate interaction with successful entrepreneurs and review of course products by professional groups.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

ENTR-101Entrepreneurship and Creativity

3

SPCH-101Introduction to Human Communication

3

-Mathematics Core Course

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT-130Principles of Marketing

3

BMGT-203Business Ethics

3

CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3

BMGT-151Business Law I

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

-Electives*

6

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENTR-226Entrepreneurial Leadership

2

-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Electives*

9

*Electives - Select from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-179Quickbooks for the Professional

3

BMGT-120Small Business Management

3

BMGT-142Business Development and Sales for Emerging Leaders

3

BMGT-150International Business Issues Seminar

1

ENTR-102Entrepreneurial Assessment

1

ENTR-103Starting Your Own Business I

3

ENTR-112Introduction to Innovation

3

ENTR-120Entrepreneurship in Practice

3

ENTR-203Starting Your Own Business II

3

ENTR-210Developing Business Opportunities and Plans

3

ENTR-225Social Entrepreneurship

3

FNPL-101Personal Financial Planning Principles

3

FNPL-202Risk Management and Insurance

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.
  2. 2. Select and apply technology to investigate, create, communicate, and complete tasks.
  3. 3. Use creative thinking and problem solving to recognize opportunity and assess risk versus reward.
  4. 4. Develop and execute a strategic plan to launch a sustainable new business venture.