Entrepreneurship Certificate

Students in entrepreneurship certificate programs learn the fundamentals of starting and operating their own businesses. Course work includes evaluating a business idea, preparing a business plan, financial management, legal issues, marketing a product or service and developing an accounting system.

(Major Code 5080; State CIP Code 52.0701)

First Semester

MKT 230Marketing3
ACCT 121Accounting I3
or ACCT 111 Small Business Accounting
ENTR 120Introduction to Entrepreneurship2
ENTR 180Opportunity Analysis2
MKT 134Professional Selling3
ENTR 130Entrepreneurial Mindset3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

BUS 175Business Professional Skills3
MKT 202Consumer Behavior3
ENTR 160Legal Issues for Small Business2
ENTR 131Financial Management for Small Business*2
ENTR 220Entrepreneurial Marketing*2
ENTR 142Fast Trac Business Plan3
ENTR 195Franchising*3
or ENTR 225 Family Business
or ENTR 185 Fundamentals of Direct Sales
Total Hours18

Total Program Hours: 34