Entrepreneurship and Small Business Specialized Credit Diploma (ENBD)

Attention 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 business ownership regulations and the law.
  • describe supervisory skills and standards for owning your own business.