Small Business Management,
Business Career Studies
Certificate of Applied Science
Academic Advisor(s): WH-Cresap; WT-Roth/Montgomery; NM-Slider
This program is designed to prepare students to make sound management decisions concerning the operation of a small business. A basic background is provided in the following areas: accounting, computers and information technology, business law, marketing, business communications, and management.
This certificate program may be transferred to a two year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree.
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of the accounting cycle and general financial statements
Graduates of this program can expect to obtain employment in positions such as entrepreneurs, assistant managers, front line shift supervisors, store managers, and customer service representatives.
Graduates can expect to be employed in retail establishments, sole proprietorships, and food and hospitality industries.
Statistically, individuals with entrepreneurial skills constitute one of the fastest growing fields of employment.
Total Hours in Program - 30