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Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Degree at Peirce College

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Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Degree

The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management concentration of our Business Administration program is the perfect starting point for budding entrepreneurs. Our program prepares you with a strong foundation in business basics like finance and marketing, with an emphasis on the unique challenges facing entrepreneurs and small business owners.

In the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management degree program you will explore important topics, like capitalization, business plan development, competitive intelligence gathering and launch planning. It’s the practical, real-world insight you need to succeed.

Both an associate degree and bachelor’s degree are available in the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management concentration. And most associate degree graduates at Peirce continue their education to complete the bachelor’s degree program, opening the door to higher-level positions and graduate education, like our master’s degree in Organizational Leadership & Management . All of these degree programs are designed to fit with your busy schedule, available on campus and online.

2014-2015 Curriculum for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management programs

For course requirements and prerequisite information, refer to the individual course descriptions in the College Catalog.

Associate in Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 61

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
MAT Mathematics Course (choose 1) 3
MAT 109 Statistics I 3
SCI Science Course (choose 1) 3
GEN ED General Education Course (choose 1) 3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
LAW 103 Business Law 3
MKT 101 Introduction to Marketing 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 222 Managerial Accounting 3
ENT 200 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENT 225 Accounting, Finance and Tax for Smaller Businesses 3
ENT 280 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
FIN 201 Introduction to Finance 3
BUS 250 Associate Business Capstone Course 3


Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
MAT Mathematics Course (choose 1) 3
MAT 109 Statistics I 3
HUM/HIS Humanities/History Course (choose 2) 6
MAT 210 Statistics II 3
ENG/COM English/Communications Course (choose 1) 3
SCI Science Courses (choose 2) 6
SOC SCI Social Science Courses (choose 2) 6
GEN ED General Education Courses (choose 2) 6
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
LAW 103 Business Law 3
MKT 101 Introduction to Marketing 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 222 Managerial Accounting 3
ENT 200 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENT 225 Accounting, Finance and Tax for Smaller Businesses 3
ENT 280 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
FIN 201 Introduction to Finance 3
BUS 250 Associate Business Capstone Course (or MGT 210; see advisor) 3
HRM 201 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 310 Concepts in e-Commerce 3
MGT 310 Ethical Leadership 3
ENT 401 Entrepreneurial Strategies and Tactics 3
ENT 425 Special Topics - Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management 3
FIN 401 Financial Analysis 3
MKT 401 Marketing Management 3
MGT 404 Operations Management 3
BUS 450 Policy and Strategy Formulation 3
ELE Elective Courses (choose 3) 9