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Small Business Management

The one-year Small Business Management certificate enables the student to explore business career options and gives entry-level job or upgrade skills for employment advancement. It may also be the first year of training towards the two-year Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration. The Small Business Management curriculum is designed to provide education in business theory and practical applications necessary for owners, managers, and employees of small business firms. Students develop both the technical and human relations skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive business environment.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please view the Gainful Employment Disclosure form or website.

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Method of Written Communication3
CIOSS260Business Communication3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits)
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
*Grade C or better
Computational Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits)
CIOSS116Business Mathematics3
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra or higher MATH course3
Program Requirements21
BAS166Small Business Management3
BAS201Introduction to Management and Supervision3
CIOSS__Advisor-approved electives3
___S__Advisor-approved electives*6
___S___Advisor-approved elective3
*Business administration, economics, law science or accounting
Select one from the following (3 credits)
ACCTS100Recordkeeping for Small Business3
ACCTS201Principles for Financial Accounting**3
** ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement

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