Purpose: This program is designed to acquaint present and potential small business owners and employers with the fundamentals essential in starting and operating a small business.
Occupational Objectives: Small Business Entrepreneur, Small Business Owner/Manager, Small Business Employee.
Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.
Program Requirements: Although the major emphasis in this curriculum is on business courses, a course in basic math competencies is also included.
Articulation: Individuals successfully completing this Career Studies Certificate program may continue their studies and earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management.