Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate (ENBC)

*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*

This program allows students to explore the world of free enterprise. Entrepreneurs are risk takers; self motivated individuals who can predict paradigm shifts giving way to new business opportunities. 

The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship.  The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.

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

  • describe the business enterprise concept including ethical considerations.
  • demonstrate and integrate computer literacy.
  • apply accounting principles and procedures for sole proprietorships and partnerships, including the preparation of annual reports and interim financial statements.
  • apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.
  • describe procedures for compliance with various businessownership regulations and the law.
  • describe supervisory skills and standards for owning your own business.
  • Additional Disclosure Information
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate (ENBC)
Summer Credits
AOT 112 Keyboarding I 1
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I (Sum I) 3
ACC 161 Principles of Accounting II (Sum II) 3
  Semester Credits 10
First Semester  
IDS 105 Thinking, Problem Solving,and Team Building 3
BUS 211 Principles of Management 3
BUS 221 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 209 Business Communications 3
BUS 248 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3
  Semester Credits  15
Second Semester  
ACC 170
or ACC 262
AIS for Small Business
or Accounting Information Systems
1 - 3
ACC 171 Payroll and Taxes for Small Business 1
ACC 173 Benefits Administration and Risk Management for Small Business 1
ACC 174
or ACC 203
Cost Analysis and Profit Planning for Small Business
or Cost/Managerial Accounting
1 - 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
BUS 284
or BUS 285
Business Internship
or Global Business Practice Firm
4 - 6
  Semester Credit 11 - 17
  Total Credits  36-42


Entrepreneurship/Small Business (Certificate)

Aproximate Cost of Program

Books: 2,800 Fees: 780 Tuition: 4,000
Books: 2,800 Fees: 1,140 Tuition: 8,000
Out of State    
Books: 2,800 Fees: 1,500 Tuition: 12,000
Books: 2,800 Fees: 1,140 Tuition: 6,000
  • On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 12 months