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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
      FLEx Degree

      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

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 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


      Semester 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
      Semester 2
      102-115Business Relations3
      104-102Marketing Principles3
      116-130Introduction to Human Resources3
      145-183Entrepreneurship Ventures and Innovation3
      809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
      Semester 3
      101-134Introduction to Finance3
      103-180Microsoft Excel2
      145-190Small Business Purchasing and Inventory Control3
      801-1xxCommunication Course3
      809-1xxSocial Science Course3
      Semester 4
      105-158Personal Brand2
      145-184Small Business Management3
      145-189Writing a Small Business Plan3
      145-192Small Business Entrepreneurship Capstone3
      809-1xxSocial Science Course3
      Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements64

      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.