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Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Description

The Entrepreneurship curriculum 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 entrepreneurial concepts learned in innovation and creativity, business funding, and marketing. Additional course work includes computers and economics.

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

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25490
NC CIP: 52.0701
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
BUS 251 Business Psychology 2 0 0 2
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ETR 215 Law for Entrepreneurs NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ETR 220 Innovation and Creativity NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 110
OR
Introduction to Communication Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 231 Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
BUS 230 Small Business Management NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ETR 240 Funding for Entrepreneurs 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ETR 230 Entrepreneur Marketing NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 245 Entrepreneurship II 3 0 0 3
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
ETR 270 Entrepreneurship Issues NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 255
OR
Org Behavior in Business NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 10
Credit Hours: 16

Total Credit Hours: 72

Legend

  • : 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

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives – Select one: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, or REL 211. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Business Electives - Select one: ACC 225, BUS 125, BUS 137, BUS 153, BUS 225, BUS 240, BUS 253, BUS 270, INT 110, or MKT 223.

*This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.

General Education Courses 

Written Communication:

COM 110, COM 120, ENG 111

Oral Communication

COM 231

Behavioral and Social Science:

ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 118, PSY 150

Humanities and Fine Arts:

ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 221

Mathematics:

MAT 115, MAT 140, MAT 161

Technology:

CIS 110, CIS 111

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