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Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Award Type: Certificate of Achievement

The certificate of accomplishment in entrepreneurship and small business management is designed to help students gain the basic knowledge and skill necessary to become a successful entrepreneur. It provides foundation courses to prepare students to start and operate a small business.

The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management will:

  • Recall significant entrepreneurship issues, theories and applications.
  • Apply entrepreneurship principles to produce work-based learning projects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions on assignments and class activities.

Program Requirements

A major of 17 units is required for the certificate.

Semester 1 (Fall) Required Courses (10 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 302 Essentials of Management 3.0
BUS 303 Sales And Marketing 3.0
BUS 366 Promoting Small Business 0.5
BUS 377 Managing Service Quality 0.5
ENTR 101 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3.0

Semester 2 (Spring) Required Courses (7 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 364 Winning Business Plans 0.5
BUS 382 Advertising & Public Relations Strategies 0.5
BUS 390 Business Entrepreneurship Law 3.0
ENTR 102 Entrepreneurship Projects 3.0