Sep 28, 2020  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

Entrepreneurship Certificate


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Certificate of Completion: 32 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall or Winter Quarter

Learn skills to start and run a small business or manage someone else’s with skills in management, accounting, marketing, human relations and other skills.

The 2-quarter certificate in Entrepreneurship focuses on business fundamentals, business-plan writing, marketing, and management. 

Students may choose to continue in the Contemporary Business Administration certificate (4 quarters) or Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree option (6 quarters).

Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.

Program Learning Outcomes: 

  • Formulate effective operational decisions in a legal, ethical, and economic environment.
  • Apply core marketing principles to improve profitability, customer satisfaction, and social welfare.
  • Develop business decision-making strategies using financial management techniques.
  • Develop critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and make effective business decisions.
  • Build a diverse knowledge base to identify different management practices and leadership styles that impact organizational effectiveness.

Program Requirements


Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. 

Quarter 1


Quarter 2


Approved Electives


Not all electives are available every quarter. Students may have to enroll in the classes that are offered in order to complete quickly. 

GPA Requirements


  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 1.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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