School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial StudiesCIP Code: 52.0701
This program will develop the skills and knowledge needed by students who plan to start their own business ventures, work in a family business, expand their present business, or seek employment in a small business after receiving their Associates degree. The core courses within this degree provide students with a solid base of business, personal, analytical, and problem solving skills. Additionally, this program will provide basic knowledge in the fields of accounting, law, marketing, management, and customer service.
This program is not designed as a transfer program. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to earn their Bachelor's degree should discuss their plans with an advisor as early as possible to identify the appropriate program.
(Housed in the Business Administration and Economics Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1) Utilize identified accounting concepts to make informed decisions about the operating performance and financial position of a company.
2) Apply leadership and workplace relationship skills to effectively deal with various organizational stakeholders.
3) Communicate effectively using multiple forms of communication.
4) Identify and describe major issues modern business organizations encounter which may include legal ethical or social issues.
5) Apply information management skills including the use of Microsoft Office software to business related tasks.
6) Utilize identified successful marketing efforts to market a business in the areas of product price place or promotion.
7) Develop a comprehensive business plan.
8) Apply critical thinking skills to develop business strategies that result in profitable business operations.
9) Identify and describe important business development principles which could include forms of ownership operations or business management.
10) Demonstrate effective teamwork skills that enhance team processes.
Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC).
|ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|MTH 160 Statistics I|
|BUS 104 Introduction to Business|
|SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication|
|MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE|
First Semester Total:
|ENG 250 Professional Communications|
|ACC 130 Introductory Accounting and Financial Analysis*|
|BUS 110 Entrepreneurial Studies I|
|BUS 135 Supervising for the 21st Century|
|BUS 201 Business Law I|
Second Semester Total:
|BUS 220 Applied Business Applications|
| ECO 101 Introduction to Economics OR|
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics
|ECO 103 Personal Money Management|
|MAR 200 Principles of Marketing|
Third Semester Total:
|BUS 207 Human Resources Management|
|BUS 210 Entrepreneurial Studies II|
|BUS 275 Business Cooperative Education|
|MAR 201 Dynamics of Selling|
|MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING (MCC-GLO) ELECTIVE**|
Fourth Semester Total: