Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management (221-212-10)

Award: Certificate in Career Studies

Gainful Employment

Option: Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management

Length: Twenty-four (24) credit hours*

Lead Faculty/Program Head: David Lydick

Purpose: This program is designed for present and potential small business owners and employers who want to acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to create, organize, manage, and run a local small business with 100 or fewer employees.

Occupational Objectives

  • Small Business Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Owners
  • Small Business Managers
  • Small Business Employees

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College.

Course Schedule

Course Number, Title, Credits
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
AST 205 Business Communication 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology I 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 165 Small Business Management 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing 3
Total Minimum Credits 24

*For students wishing to continue their education all courses in this program can be used towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degrees in General Business Management and/or Marketing Management.

Students are encouraged to plan their course schedule with Academic Advisor, Professor David H. Lydick, Faculty Area Room: 112C Suffolk Campus; (757.925.6325); dlydick@pdc.edu