Entrepreneurship Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship Concentration)

Credits required 65/66


William Berardi

Program contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

The program focuses on developing skills in finance, human resource management, management principles, marketing, purchasing, and sales needed for establishing and operating a new business.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

  • BCC is the home of the Academic Center for Entrepreneurship. It works to assist people starting a business as well as to encourage local high school and middle school students to consider entrepreneurship.

After BCC

  • Students are ready to open their own businesses and other enterprises. Some senior institutions offer four-year degrees in Entrepreneurship.

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Multicultural Perspective

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16
CSS 101: (or completion of Division 3 First-Year Experience Summer or Intersession orientation or documented First-Year Experience or equivalent)

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-4
See General Education Competency Courses - Scientific Reasoning and Discovery for course listings

Core Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:17

Concentration Courses

ACC 114Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

1 credit

BUS 114Small Business Planning

1 credit

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

MAN 152Purchasing

3 credits

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

MAN 251Human Resources Management

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

MAR 114Sales Principles

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Procedures

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:23

Program Electives – Choose one of the following

BUS 112Personal Financial Planning

3 credits

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

BUS 155Business Ethics

3 credits

BUS 260International Business

3 credits

MAR 253Sales Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101, BUS 111, CSS 101, ENG 101, MAN 101, COM 101 or COM 114

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ACC 114, BUS 253, CIS 111, ENG 102, MAN 251, MAR 101

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

BUS 114, BUS 251, ECN 111, HST 112, MAN 154, MAR 114

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Program Elective, Science Elective, MAN 152, MAN 290, MAR 255, RMN 118
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