2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Entrepreneurship (AAS) A25490

The Entrepreneurship curriculum is designed to provide students with broad knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Course work includes developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include entrepreneurial concepts learned in innovation and creativity, business funding, and marketing. Additional course work includes banking, computers and economics.

Through these skills, students will have a sound education base in entrepreneurship for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

AIB/BAF 110Principles of Banking
3
0

3

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 125Personal Finance
3
0

3

BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

BUS 280REAL Small Business
4
0

4

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ETR 210Intro to Entrepreneurship
3
0

3

ETR 220Innovation and Creativity
3
0

3

ETR 230Entrepreneur Marketing
3
0

3

ETR 240Funding for Entrepreneurs
3
0

3

Major Elective: Select 12 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AIB/BAF 233Commercial Lending
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

BUS 210Investment Analysis
3
0

3

MKT 120Principles of Marketing
3
0

3

MKT 123Fundamentals of Selling
3
0

3

WBL 111Work-Based Learning I
0
10

1

WBL 112Work-Based Learning I
0
20

2

Total Major Hours: 50

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ART 111Art Appreciation
3
0

3

HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 115Critical Thinking
3
0

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

MAT 152Statistical Methods I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66-67

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

AIB/BAF 110Principles of Banking
3
0

3

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 125Personal Finance
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

ETR 210Intro to Entrepreneurship
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
15
2
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ETR 220Innovation and Creativity
3
0

3

Major Elective*
0-3
0-20

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course*
2-3
2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
13-17
6-26
19-20

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 280REAL Small Business
4
0

4

ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

ETR 240Funding for Entrepreneurs
3
0

3

Major Electives*
0-3
0-20

6

Total Credit Hours:
10-13
0-20
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ETR 230Entrepreneur Marketing
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Course*
3
0

3

Major Elective*
0-3
0-20

3

Total Credit Hours:
12-15
0-20
15

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66-67