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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.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Program Requirements21

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS263Business Communications3
ENGLS111Method of Written Communication3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

CISS116Business Mathematics3
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra or higher MATH course3

Program Requirements

BAS166Small Business Management3
BAS201Introduction to Management and Supervision3
CISS__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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