Business Administration Career/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 Code: BC

Concentration Code: ENT

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 Principles

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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