Business - Entrepreneurship

Certificate

2013-2014 academic year

You can earn a business entrepreneurship certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 18 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ENTR 1050 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.
3
ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I
This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner's equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.
3
ENTR 2040 Entrepreneurship Feasibility Study
Students will assess the viability of a new venture business idea to determine if the concept is feasible for business start up and long term growth based on strengths and skills, personal, professional and financial goals. The student will identify and analyze through basic research the present climate for their business idea by completing an industry, target market and competitive analysis. The student will assess the financial needs for startup as well as their own skills, strengths and talents to launch a successful business idea.
3
ENTR 2090 Entrepreneurship Business Plan
The student will evaluate a business concept and write a sound business plan. Students will assess the strengths and weaknesses of a business concept; collect, analyze and organize market research data into a marketing plan; and prepare the financial projections for their business concept. Students will be able to identify and evaluate various resources available for funding small businesses.
3
BSAD 2520 Principles of Marketing
A study of the development of an effective marketing program including consumer behavior, product, pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies.
3
BSAD 2700 Business Law I
Practical course regardless of the subsequent occupation of the student, covering contracts, negotiable instruments, sales and mortgages of personal property.
3

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