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Business: Entrepreneurship Certificate Business Total Units: 12
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Term Effective: Fall 2018


The Business: Entrepreneurship Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide students of any discipline with the tools and skills required to organize and plan their own business launch.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Design, test, and assess business models for exploiting a new business opportunity, financial management or to change and grow an existing business.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of socially responsible and sustainable business practices
  3. Acquire tools for assessing product and market fit including understanding target markets and market segmentation, brand building, and performing effective industry and competitive analyses

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Business: Entrepreneurship Certificate program are:

  • Complete 12 units from
    • Business: Entrepreneurship Program Requirements
    • Business: Entrepreneurship Program Course Electives

Business: Entrepreneurship Program Requirements - complete 9.00 units
BMG 100Entrepreneurial Business Plan3.00
BMK 50Marketing3.00
ESHIP 101Innovation3.00
Business: Entrepreneurship Program Course Electives - complete 3.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ESHIP 115Financial Basics and Cash Flow1.50
ESHIP 116Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability1.50
ESHIP 117Communications for Start-Ups1.50
WEOC 99IOccupational Work Experience Internship0.50-8.00

Term Effective: Fall 2018

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2019

Previous Versions:

Business: Entrepreneurship - effective Fall 2015
Business: Entrepreneurship - effective Fall 2014
Entrepreneurship - effective Fall 2013
Small Business Management - effective Fall 2012
Small Business Management - effective Spring 2012
Small Business Management - effective Fall 2011
Small Business Management - effective Summer 2006
Small Business Management - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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