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2017-2018 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

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT 130Principles of Marketing

3

BMGT 203Business Ethics

3

CMSY 110Software Applications for Micros

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Elective Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT 111Principles of Accounting I

3

BMGT 151Business Law I

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Elective Electives*

6

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENTR 226Entrepreneurial Leadership

2

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Elective 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. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.

2. Select and apply technology to investigate, create, communicate, and complete tasks.

3. Use creative thinking and problem solving to recognize opportunity and assess risk versus reward.

4. Develop and execute a strategic plan to launch a sustainable new business venture.