Jan 29, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog

Small Business/Entrepreneurship, AAS

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Learning outcomes

  • Analyze a business product or service idea for viability in the marketplace and understand the process of planning, preparing and implementing a business plan.
  • Understand the importance of small businesses in national and global economies.
  • Maintain and protect basic business information systems and accounting records.
  • Interpret and use oral instructions to complete assigned tasks. Speak clearly and produce written documents for a diverse group of customers and coworkers utilizing current business terminology.
  • Apply sound financial principles for bookkeeping, budgeting, financial reporting and planning.

  • Demonstrate leadership and the ability to interact on an interpersonal level with diverse groups.
  • Use an understanding of basic business principles and organizational priorities to make decisions about work being performed.


Important notes

  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Certificate and AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.
  • Students attending only in the evening must remember it is likely to take longer than one year to complete certificate and more than two years to complete AAS degree program.
  • This program offers flexible registration and open-entry enrollment.

Specific Requirements

Total Core Credits: 46 credits

20 credits based on the chosen track

Build your own

With this track, you will choose any 20 credits of electives that are focused on your chosen career pathway.  Choose courses from Business, Visual Communications, Hospitality, Computer Information Systems and more. 

Total Supporting Course Credits: 25

Related Instruction Courses

Total Program Credits: 91 credits

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