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:

Course Credits
ACCT1108 - Business Math 3
ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ADMS1116 - Business Communications I 3
BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CPTR1104 - Introduction to Computer Technology 3
ECON2210 - Macroeconomics 3
ENGL1101 - College Writing 3
ENTR1100 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR1400 - Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR2200 - Entrepreneurial Field Studies 3
ENTR2220 - Business Ethics/Professionalism 3
ENTR2222 - Business Plan Development 3
MKTG1114 - Customer Experience 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
Plans

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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

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

1st Spring Term - 15 credits

Course Credits
ACCT1108 - Business Math 3
BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
COMM1120 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ENTR1100 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
Career

2nd Fall Term - 15 credits

Course Credits
ADMS1116 - Business Communications I 3
MKTG1114 - Customer Experience 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

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