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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship, A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5004
Chairperson: Ricky P. Thibodeau
Brahan Hall, Room 220, (518) 629-7148

This program prepares students to enter the exciting world of entrepreneurship, whether you are a prospective entrepreneur interested in launching your first venture, or an existing small business owner looking to grow your current business. For many, it is a life-long dream to start, own and operate a small business; this program gives students the necessary entrepreneurial skills to pursue that dream.

You will learn fundamental skills necessary for increasing the likelihood of building sustainable success in your own venture. You will explore different subjects, including: developing an entrepreneurial mindset, entrepreneurial finance, small business management, marketing, and legal issues for small business owners. Each student will conclude his/her study with the development of an actionable business plan, ready for financing and implementation, as well as an internship to experience entrepreneurship in our own community.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Fall and Spring   70 or above

Total Credits Required: 63

Major Requirements*

*Or specific course equivalents as approved by department chairperson.
**Required of first-time full-time students. May be waived at department chairperson’s discretion.
*** Students will be expected to participate in the Entrepreneurial Internship. In extenuating circumstances (as determined by the Department Chair), the Internship may be replaced with an elective as approved by the Department Chair.

(1) Math Elective Credits: 3

Total Credits Required: 63

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study

Term Total: 15

Term Total: 16

Term Total: 16

Fourth Term

Term Total: 16