The Small Business/Entrepreneurship Certificate provides students with practical tools used in the small business environment. This certificate focuses on the critical thinking, technical, and soft skills needed to operate and work in a small business. Coursework includes explaining the various business functions as well as preparing and presenting a business plan.
The Business Department's program outcomes promote the development of small business through course work to develop critical thinking that aids in generating business ideas and growth; the technology skills needed for operation, and the communication skills needed for continued growth.
All the courses listed below are required.
(Y1 or S1)
|BADM 103||Introductions to Business||3||Y1|
|BADM 104||Business Communication||3||Y1|
|ECON 201||Principles of Microeconomics||3||Y1|
|BADM 150||Small Business Entrepreneurship||3||Y2|
|ACCT 124||Financial Accounting||3||Y2|
|MGT 205||Marketing Management||3||Y2|
|BADM||Legal Environment of Business||3||Y2|
The required courses in this program are offered every year, therefore the certificate can be completed in 1-2 years. Two courses require BADM 103 as a prerequisite, so that course should be taken first.
Small Business Entrepreneurship Goals:
1 – Instruct students on the rigors of operating a small business.
2 – Prepare students to utilize technology that can help in business operations.
3 – Provide an overview of the business environment in which small business operate.
Diann Thursby · 10/04/18
Received regional recommendation at 10-01-18 IEDRC Deans Meeting.