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Award Type: Associate in Science

The objective of the A.S. Degree in Entrepreneurship is to help students obtain the comprehensive knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful entrepreneur. Both theoretical concepts and application of theory will be provided. The program will prepare students to start and operate a business by helping them to develop innovative ideas, evaluate business opportunities, write a business plan for a business startup, and promote an existing business. Students will develop an understanding of the complex tasks faced by individuals starting and sustaining a small business.

The graduate of the Associate in Science in Entrepreneurship 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 36 units is required for the degree.

Semester 1 (Fall) Required Courses (9 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 102 Marketing 3.0
CBOT 337 Presentation Design - PowerPoint 3.0
CBIS 337 Presentation Design - PowerPoint 3.0
ENTR 101 Intro to Entrepreneurship 3.0

Semester 2 (Spring) Required Courses (9 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 106 Small Business Management 3.0
BUS 110 Business Law 3.0
CBOT 333 Business Desktop Publishing 3.0

Semester 3 (Fall) Required Courses (9 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
BUS 390 Business Entrepreneurship Law 3.0
BUS 111 Internet Marketing 3.0
ENTR 102 Entrepreneurship Projects 3.0

Semester 4 (Spring) Required Courses) (9 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
ACCT 105 Introduction to Accounting 3.0
BUS 103 Advertising 3.0
BUS 107 Human Relations in Business 3.0

General Education Requirements

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