Small Business Management
The Small Business Management certificate is designed for students wishing to start their own business in an entrepreneurial environment or for students who are interested in managing a small business in a variety of business sectors, including wholesale, manufacturing, health care, food service, and governmental agencies. This certificate will provide students with an introduction to business organization and operations. It will also provide students with the knowledge and insight necessary to develop strong management skills, which are often necessary for advancement to supervisory positions in a small business. Students pursuing this certificate are permitted six semester hours of directed electives. This level of flexibility will allow students to select courses specific to their individual strengths, interests, and goals.
Admission to the Program: Open
- Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
- Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
- Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
- Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.
For Additional Program Information Contact the Welcome Center
For Graduation Requirements:
For the graduate requirements see the graduation policies and procedures page for detail.
|Summer Session||Semester Hours|
|ENG.101||Freshman Composition 1||3|
|ACC.101||Principles of Financial Accounting||3|
|BUS.100||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS.111||Small Business Principles||3|
|ICT.110||Computer Software Applications||3|
|ACC.102||Principles of Managerial Accounting||3|
|Total Semester Hours||38|
Students who do not satisfy the course prerequisites for ICT.110 Computer Software Applications will be required to enroll in preparatory coursework.
|BUS.291||Professional Internship 1||3|
|BUS.292||Professional Internship 2||3|
|BOC.107||Tech Skills for Business Environment||3|
|OMS.200||Human Resources Management||3|
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the Dean of Social/Business Sciences prior to enrolling in a directed elective course.