Associate of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship prepares individuals to start and successfully operate their own businesses. The program focuses on the assessment of the market need, and the necessary skills for successful entry, operation and exit. It prepares individuals to develop an original business plan, a marketing plan and to evaluate their competitiveness in the market and includes the initial analysis of a business idea to determine feasibility and start-up requirements. The program prepares individuals to perform the duties of planning, overseeing and directing business operations and employees as well as collecting, and analyzing data/information to identify potential product or service demand. Potential occupations include small business or franchise owner, economic developer, small business development specialist, or independent artist, trades worker, consultant, professional and contract outsource labor.
The Entrepreneurship program is expected to have 50-100 students by spring 2025.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
• Student will be able to develop a comprehensive business plan outlining the viability and sustainability of their idea using appropriate resources and techniques.
• Student will be able to create a value proposition and test market assumptions for a business idea and offer a feasible solution.
• Student will be able to apply standard accounting practices in a business and able to recognize and evaluate finance opportunities
• Student will be able to apply standard accounting practices in a business and able to recognize and evaluate finance opportunities.
• Student will be able to create a Business Model Canvas showcasing its main components and be able to produce and deliver a compelling presentation.
• Student will be able to demonstrate the principles of the Gig Economy and recognize the different types of entrepreneurial categories.
The Associate of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.
(Y1 or S1)
|ENP 50||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3||S1|
|ENP 51||Entrepreneurship Basics||3||S1|
|ENP 52||Starting a Business with Limited Resources||3||S1|
|ENP 53||Money, Finance, and Accounting for Entrepreneurs||3||S1|
|ENP 54||Business Model Canvas for Presentations for Entrepreneurs||3||S2|
|ENP 55||Entrepreneurial Simulation - Capstone||3||S2|
|ENP 70||Building an Entrepreneurial Team||3||S3|
Diann Thursby · 10/03/23
Received regional recommendation at 10-2-2023 IEDRC Deans Meeting.
Adam Martin · 09/26/23
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