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small business entrepreneurship

    Program Number: 10-145-1
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online

    Program Description

    The Small Business Entrepreneurship program is designed for people interested in exploring the components of small business start-up and operation. Coursework provides new and existing entrepreneurs hands-on training in the areas of business planning, financing, marketing, customer service, financial management and business communications.

    Program Outcomes

    • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas
    • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization
    • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
    • Control business processes
    • Apply problem-solving concepts in a team environment

    Career Opportunities

    • Graduates learn the business management skills essential to the continued success of their entrepreneurial endeavors. The courses are diversified, and every attempt is made to address the specific business needs of students.

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
    • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Courses

    NumberTitleCrs
    Term 1
    102-110Introduction to Business3
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    196-189Team Building and Problem Solving3
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    890-101**College 1012
    Total15
     
    Term 2
    102-115Business Relations3
    104-102Marketing Principles3
    104-105Selling3
    116-130Introduction to Human Resources3
    145-183Entrepreneurship Ventures and Innovation3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total18
     
    Term 3
    101-134Introduction to Finance3
    105-160Business Law3
    145-184Small Business Management3
    145-185Entrepreneurship3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total18
     
    Term 4
    105-158Personal Brand2
    145-189Writing a Small Business Plan3
    145-190Small Business Purchasing and Inventory Control3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total14
     
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements65

    General Education Options

    View the Small Business Entrepreneurship General Education Course Options.

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Academic Planner

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.