Small Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

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Certificate Program
Program Coordinator: Arthur Braza- 860-215-9409

This 28-29 credit hour certificate is designed for students who want to start and/or run their own business. Practical application to job situations will be stressed. Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses listed below.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
ACC* K115° Financial Accounting 4
BES* K118° Small Business Management 3
BES* K218° Entrepreneurship 3
BES* K239° Business Plan Development 3
BMK* K201° Principles of Marketing 3
ECN* K101° Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG* K101° Composition 3
Please select two courses from the following list: 6-7
ACC* K11 Managerial Accounting  
ACC* K125° Accounting Computer Applications I  
BMG* K218° Operations Management  
BMG* K220° Human Resources Management  
BMK* K103 Principles of Retailing  
BMK* K106° Principles of Selling  
BMK* K123° Principles of Customer Service  
BMK* K241° Principles of Advertising  
ECN* K102° Principles of Microeconomics  

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


Entrepreneurial Studies, Certificate
Program Outcomes

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

  1. understand the role of the entrepreneur in developing a business.

  2. understand the basics of managing a small business.

  3. develop a small business plan.

  4. understand basic accounting principles in order to do required bookkeeping.