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small business entrepreneurship


    Program Number: 10-145-1
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    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.

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    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

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    102-110 Introduction to Business 3
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    102-115 Business Relations 3
    104-102 Marketing Principles 3
    104-105 Selling 3
    116-130 Introduction to Human Resources 3
    145-183 Entrepreneurship Ventures and Innovation 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 18
    Semester 3
    101-134 Introduction to Finance 3
    103-180 Microsoft Excel 2
    145-185 Entrepreneurship 3
    145-190 Small Business Purchasing and Inventory Control 3
    801-1xx Communication Course 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    Total 17
    Semester 4
    105-158 Personal Brand 2
    145-184 Small Business Management 3
    145-189 Writing a Small Business Plan 3
    145-192 Small Business Entrepreneurship Capstone 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    Total 14
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 64

    Institutional Requirements

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

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    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.