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 the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25490 REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0701
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2014

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting REVISED REQUISITE 3 2 0 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
BUS 251 Business Psychology 2 0 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry NEW VERSION 2014 3 0 0 3
ETR 215 Law for Entrepreneurs REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy REVISED REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
   
    15 4 0 17

Spring Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ETR 220 Innovation and Creativity REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Communication REVISED REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Intro Interpersonal Com REVISED REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
   
    15 2 0 16

Summer Term
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
BUS 230 Small Business Management REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ETR 240 Funding for Entrepreneurs 3 0 0 3
   
    7 2 0 8

Fall Semester
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ETR 230 Entrepreneur Marketing REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology REVISED REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Natural Science/Mathematics Elective * * * 3
   
    11 2 0 15

Spring Semester
BUS 245 Entrepreneurship II 3 0 0 3
BUS 260 Business Communication NEW VERSION 2014 3 0 0 3
ETR 270 Entrepreneurship Issues REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Org Behavior in Business REVISED REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I NEW 2014 0 0 10 1
   
    9 0 10 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)

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.

Natural Science/Mathematics Elective - Select one course: MAT 110 or MAT 143

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.