Small Business Entrepreneurship (CCL)

Program Information

Students enrolled in the Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion (CCL) will acquire the skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a profit-making business. Emphasis is placed on evaluating potential business opportunities, developing a business plan, and practical application of small business operating principles. Students develop a foundation of business start-up strategies and practices that will enable them to prosper in the ever-changing small business environment.

Effective: Summer 2013

Program Code: 5192

Total Program Credits: 11

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
+ indicates course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. 

Schedule permitting, all courses for this CCL may be completed in a single semester.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 5-7 Credits Grade Sem/Year
EPS 195 Business Start-Up and Planning 2    
SBS 204 Small Business Marketing and Advertising 2    
SBS 213 Hiring & Managing Employees 1    
RE ANY Restricted Electives

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Semester II 4-6 Credits Grade Sem/Year

A total of two (2) credits of restricted elective courses are required for this certificate. The number of credits of restricted electives taken in the second semester will depend on how many were completed in Semester I.

SBS 200 Small Business Operations 2    
SBS 202 Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation 1    
SBS 203 Financing and Cash Management For a Small Business 1    
RE ANY Restricted Electives

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Restricted Electives 2 Credits Grade Sem/Year
RE ANY Restricted Electives

Students should select two (2) credits from any of the following courses:

SBS211 Small Business Computer Applications 1
SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
SBS215 Managing Stress in Small Business 1
+ SBS216 Planning for a Small Business 2
SBS217 Starting/Managing a Home Business 1
SBS218 Establishing an Import/Export Business 1
SBS220 Internet Marketing for Small Business 2
+ SBS298AA Special Projects 1
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3


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