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Small Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

Accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
11520 West 119th St. Overland Park, KS 66213
Telephone 913-339-9356

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Associate in Science
Program Coordinator: Larry Flick - 860-215-9426

The Small Business and Entrepreneurial Studies associate degree program prepares students to start their own businesses as well as developing careers in business management. It gives students the knowledge and skills needed to develop a business plan and run a small business. This program also serves those individuals who are already in business or in corporations and want to develop entrepreneurial components of that business.

SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM

 

Course ID Title of Course Credits
SEMESTER I    
ACC* K111° Principles of Accounting I 4
BBG* K115° Business Software Applications 3
ENG* K101° Composition 3
IDS K105 First Year Experience 3
MAT* K123° Elementary Statistics 3
TOTAL 16
SEMESTER II    
ACC* K11 Managerial Accounting 4
BES* K118° Small Business Management 3
BMK* K201° Principles of Marketing 3
ECN* K101° Principles of Macroeconomics 3
__________ Fine Arts Elective 3
  TOTAL 16
SEMESTER III    
BBG* K231° Business Law I 3
BES* K218° Entrepreneurship 3
BMG* K202° Principles of Management 3
COM* K173° Public Speaking 3
__________ Business Elective with one of the following prefixes: ACC*, BBG*, BES*, BFN*, BMG*, BMK* or HSP*. 3
  TOTAL 15
SEMESTER IV    
BBG* K210° Business Communication 3
BBG* K232° Business Law II 3
BES* K239° Business Plan Development 3
BMG* K220° Human Resources Management 3
__________ Natural Sciences Elective 3-4
TOTAL 15-16
GRAND TOTAL 62-63

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 

 

Small Business and Entrepreneurial Studies, Associate in Science Degree
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of general business vocabulary and vocabulary specific to the field of Entrepreneurship.

  2. demonstrate knowledge of those principles and skills applicable to general business and those specific to the field  of Entrepreneurship.

  3. demonstrate the ability to apply learned principles and skills to unique factual settings using correct vocabulary.

  4. have obtained a well rounded general education.

  5. be prepared for employment in the field of Entrepreneurship after graduating.