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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Entrepreneurship (NDP.ENTRE)

This program prepares students for ownership of their own business. Courses have been carefully chosen to give the student the solid informational base needed to succeed in business ownership. All courses satisfactorily completed in this certificate program will apply to the associate in applied science degree with a major in management.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-251
Principles of Management

BUS-251
Principles of Management

Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

Course Outline

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BUS-290
Human Resource Management

BUS-290
Human Resource Management

Examines the managerial processes of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.


Course Outline

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3.0
BUS-089
Small Business Management

BUS-089
Small Business Management

Covers entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges facing small business managers including how to conceptualize a feasible business concept, develop a comprehensive business plan, obtain start-up capital, execute the firm's strategy, and maintain financial and inventory control.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-090
Prin of Retailing

BUS-090
Prin of Retailing

Designed for those owning or planning to become owners of a retail business, those involved or planning to become involved in the management function of a retail business, and/or those desiring a general knowledge of retailing as an institution.

Course Outline

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3.0
BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology. Students will work through the accounting cycle for both a service and retail business.

Course Outline

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BUS-096
Federal Tax Accounting

BUS-096
Federal Tax Accounting

Focuses on a practical study of the fundamentals of taxation and the current federal revenue act as it relates to individuals.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

Covers the selection of target markets; the controllable variables of the marketing mix including product, place, price and promotion; and the uncontrollable variables including legal environment, economic environment, resources and objectives, cultural environment and the existing business structure.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0

Total Program Hours

18.0