The entrepreneurship curriculum includes the four Entrepreneurship courses to receive the certificate and the associate degree emphasis in entrepreneurship will consist of the college general educational core with the addition of these courses. The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship.
ENTR 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP (3)
The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.
ENTR 2030 ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACCOUNTING (3)
This course is an introduction to an accounting software program. Students use the software to record transactions related to sales, sales invoicing, purchases, purchase invoicing, receipts, payments, and payroll. Students also use the software to generate financial statements and other financial reports. NOTE: It is helpful, though not required for students taking ENTR 2030 Entrepreneurship Accounting to have had either high school bookkeeping classes or have taken BSAD 1200-Principles of Accounting I.
ENTR 2040 ENTREPRENEURSHIP FEASIBILITY STUDY (3)
Students will access the viability of a new venture business idea to determine if the concept is feasible for business startup and long-term growth based on strengths and skills, personal, professional and financial goals. The students will identify and analyze through basic research at the present climate for their business idea by completing an industry, target market and competitive analysis. The student will assess the financial needs for startup as well as their own skill, strength and talents to launch a successful business idea.
ENTR 2050 MARKETING FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR (3)
In the course, the student will gain insights essential for marketing their entrepreneurial venture utilizing innovative and financially responsible marketing strategies. Students will develop an understanding of traditional and non-traditional entrepreneurial marketing strategies. Prepare marketing strategies with associated tactics to launch and sustain an entrepreneurial venture.
ENTR 2060 ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEGAL ISSUES (3)
The student will explore legal issues related to business entities. Students will review contracts, articles of incorporation and the filing process, intellectual property, employment, personnel policies and procedures, the hiring process, job descriptions, disciplinary actions, and business insurance.
ENTR 2090 ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS PLAN (3)
The student will evaluate a business concept and write a sound business plan. Students will assess the strengths and weaknesses of a business concept; collect, analyze and organize market research data into a marketing plan; and prepare the financial projections for their business concept. Students will be able to identify and evaluate various resources available for funding small business.
ENTR 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)
ENTR 2990 INTERNSHIP (1-4)