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.
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I  3
BUS 248 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 3
BUS 252 Human Resources Management 3
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
Semester Credits 12
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 209 Business Communications 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
BUS 259 Compensation & Benefits Management 3
IDS 105 Thinking, Problem Solving,and Team Building 3
Semester Credits  12
Credit Total 24

Entrepreneurship/Small Business (Certificate)

Approximate Cost of Program

Residency Book Cost Fees Tuition
Sponsored district of LCCC $2,000 $780 $4,000
Other PA resident $2,000 $1,140 $8,000
Out-of-state or international $2,000 $1,500 $12,000
Resident of Schuylkill County $2,000 $1,140 $6,000
  • On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered
  • More cost information can be found here: Tuition & Fees

Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 12 months