Small Business and Entrepreneurial Management

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Small Business and Entrepreneurial Management

Credits required 28/29


William Berardi

Program contact

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

Program Goals Statement

This certificate prepares students to start and operate a small business. The program introduces students to management, marketing, accounting, and finance, essential areas of business development. All courses can be transferred to the degree program in Business Administration Career.

Program Information

  • Students work with program faculty and area resources to receive intensive, practical training in business plan preparation.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits


3-4 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:25-29

ELECTIVE: Choose 3-4 credits from ACC, BNK, BUS, CED, MAN, MAR, RES, RMN

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101, ENG 101, MAN 101, COM 114

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

Business Elective, BUS 253, CIS 111, MAN 154, MAR 101

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