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Academic Programs - School of Business
Entrepreneurship
Certificate
HEGIS #5004
Chairperson: James J. Williams
Brahan Hall, Room 220, (518) 629-7148

The Entrepreneurship certificate program is designed to provide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs, who possess specific technical or innovative abilities, with key entrepreneurial and business education skills. The goal of this program is to increase the likelihood of success among these entrepreneurs through the presentation and practice of fundamental concepts and skills necessary to create, design and launch a successful new business.

Credits earned in this program are directly applicable to the Entrepreneurship A.A.S. degree program. Entrepreneurship credits may be used in other School of Business degree programs, as well, and may also fulfill elective requirements in other programs at the college.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Courses Notes High School Average
Math I, Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course)   70+

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS*  

Course No.

Title

Credit Hrs.

BADM 207 Organization and Management 3
BADM 220 Statistics 4
ENTR 110 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR 120 Entrepreneurial Process 3
ENTR 150 Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR 210 Entrepreneurial Finance 4
ENTR 290 Entrepreneurial Strategy 4
MKTG 120 Principles of Marketing 3
MKTG 214 Sales Management 3
  Total Credits Required  30

*Or specific course equivalents as approved by department chairperson.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDY
First Term    
BADM 207 Organization and Management 3
BADM 220 Statistics 4
ENTR 110 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR 120 Entrepreneurial Process 3
MKTG 120 Principles of Marketing 3
  Term Total  16
Second Term    
ENTR 150 Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR 210 Entrepreneurial Finance 4
ENTR 290 Entrepreneurial Strategy 4
MKTG 214 Sales Management 3
  Term Total  14