Business - Entrepreneurship

Certificate

You can earn a business entrepreneurship certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 21 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 21 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
 
ENTR 1050 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.
3
ACCT 2020 Accounting with QuickBooks
Accounting with QuickBooks is a comprehensive course in computerized accounting using QuickBooks software. Topics will cover service and merchandising businesses. Students will create a company, manage customers and vendors, record receivables and payables, sales and sales tax, purchases and inventory, reconcile bank and credit card accounts, process payroll, maintain asset, liability and equity accounts, close books and perform routine company maintenance. Must have working knowledge of MS Office.
3
ENTR 2040 Entrepreneurship Feasibility Study
Students will assess the viability of a new venture business idea to determine if the concept is feasible for business start up and long term growth based on strengths and skills, personal, professional and financial goals. The student will identify and analyze through basic research the present climate for their business idea by completing an industry, target market and competitive analysis. The student will assess the financial needs for startup as well as their own skills, strengths and talents to launch a successful business idea.
3
ENTR 2090 Entrepreneurship Business Plan
The student will evaluate a business concept and write a sound business plan. Students will assess the strengths and weaknesses of a business concept; collect, analyze and organize market research data into a marketing plan; and prepare the financial projections for their business concept. Students will be able to identify and evaluate various resources available for funding small businesses.
3
BSAD 2700 Business Law I
Practical course regardless of the subsequent occupation of the student, covering contracts, negotiable instruments, sales and mortgages of personal property.
3

Required Core Option Courses

Accounting 3 Credit Hours

select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ACCT 1100 Survey of Accounting
Provides a solid overview of the basics of financial and managerial accounting with an emphasis on the relevance of accounting information. Focus of the course is on providing students with an understanding of the major financial statements, the information provided in the financial statements, and enhancing the student's decision making and problem solving abilities from a user perspective.
3
ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I
This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner's equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.
3

Note! Note to Current Students

We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.