Business Entrepreneurship

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) - 60 credits

About this program
Entrepreneurs create their own path to success and work to make their dreams a reality. This program teaches students the skills and behaviors that contribute to personal and business success. It also prepares students to assess new enterprise opportunities, obtain financial resources, prepare a business plan and market a venture for success. Students will gain the confidence and skills to launch a new venture in an area of expertise, grow an existing business or pursue an advanced degree.
Program outcomes
  1. Integrate technological applications to meet business objectives.
  2. Select effective communications methods in a business situation.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism in a business environment.
  4. Apply fundamental marketing techniques.
  5. Create a business plan.
  6. Demonstrate management skills.
  7. Select leadership style based on worker maturity.
  8. Evaluate financial statements.
  9. Apply critical thinking skills.
  10. Demonstrate creativity relating to implementation of entrepreneurial operations for new or existing businesses.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
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Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
48 Required courses
3 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
9 Restricted electives in course types
60 Total

Business Entrepreneurship - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1108 ACCT1108 - Business Math and Calculators 3
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ADMS1116 ADMS1116 - Business Communications I 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
COMM1120 COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CPTR1104 CPTR1104 - Introduction to Computer Technology 3
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3
ENTR1100 ENTR1100 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR1400 ENTR1400 - Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR2200 ENTR2200 - Entrepreneurial Field Studies 3
ENTR2220 ENTR2220 - Business Ethics/Professionalism 3
ENTR2222 ENTR2222 - Business Plan Development 3
MKTG1110 MKTG1110 - Customer Service 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

6 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals
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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
CPTR1104 CPTR1104 - Introduction to Computer Technology 3
ENGL1101 ENGL1101 - College Writing 3
ENTR1400 ENTR1400 - Opportunity Analysis 3

1st Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1108 ACCT1108 - Business Math and Calculators 3
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
COMM1120 COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ENTR1100 ENTR1100 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career

2nd Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ADMS1116 ADMS1116 - Business Communications I 3
MKTG1110 MKTG1110 - Customer Service 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Spring Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ECON2210 ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ENTR2200 ENTR2200 - Entrepreneurial Field Studies 3
ENTR2220 ENTR2220 - Business Ethics/Professionalism 3
ENTR2222 ENTR2222 - Business Plan Development 3