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Business Administration -
Global Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Description

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C25120G1)


NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2014

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 115 Business Law I REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
  Total: 8 2 0 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BAF 143 Financial Planning NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Add BUS 115, BUS 137 and CIS 110 to accommodate the 12 hour minimum core course
requirements for Career and College Promise Pathway C25120G1.

Add BAF 143 to accommodate high school students currently taking this course.

All courses are in the current Program of study.

Global Entrepreneurship is a certificate under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Course work includes developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include general management concepts, international business and marketing. Additional course work includes computers and business law.

Through these skills, students will have a sound education base in global entrepreneurship for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.