Business education, with emphasis on entrepreneurship, helps entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes that keep many small businesses from succeeding. This option will provide the basic knowledge needed to start a new business or manage and grow a small business successfully.

Full-Time Schedules

Certificate1 - Entrepreneurship

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence 3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Semester #2
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (or Business Elective) 2 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations (Capstone) 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours24
1

Denotes a certificate that is recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a Level One Certificate. 

2

Select Business Elective from ACNT, BMGT, BUSI, HRPO, MRKG or POFT courses.

Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration with Emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
BUSI 2304
Business Report Writing and Correspondence
or Composition I
3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
ECON 2301
Principles of Macroeconomics
or Principles of Microeconomics
3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (or Business Elective) 1 3
ACCT 2301
Principles of Financial Accounting
or Introduction to Accounting I
3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
ARTS 2314 Design Communications II 3
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 1341 Business Ethics 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)
or College Algebra
3
Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #4
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
ACNT 1313 Computer Accounting Applications 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
POFT 1300
Career Exploration/Planning
or Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving and Decision Making (Capstone) 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
1

Select Business Elective from ACCT, ACNT, BMGT, BUSI, HRPO, MRKG or POFT courses.

Part-Time Schedules

Certificate1 - Entrepreneurship

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2 (Spring)
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Fall)
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #4 (Spring)
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (or Business Elective) 2 3
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations (Capstone) 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours24
1

Denotes a certificate that is recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a Level One Certificate. 

2

Select Business Elective from ACCT, ACNT, BMGT, BUSI, HRPO, MRKG or POFT courses.

Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration with Emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2 (Spring)
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSI 2304
Business Report Writing and Correspondence
or Composition I
3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
ECON 2301
Principles of Macroeconomics
or Principles of Microeconomics
3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4 (Fall)
MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)
or College Algebra
3
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #5 (Spring)
BUSG 1315 Small Business Operations 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #6 (Summer)
ACCT 2301
Principles of Financial Accounting
or Introduction to Accounting I
3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7 (Fall)
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
BMGT 1341 Business Ethics 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #8 (Spring)
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I (or Business Elective) 1 3
ACNT 1313 Computer Accounting Applications 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I (or Business Elective) 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10 (Fall)
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving and Decision Making (Capstone) 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #11 (Spring)
POFT 1300
Career Exploration/Planning
or Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management, General
3
ARTS 2314 Design Communications II (or Business Elective) 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #12 (Summer)
Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
1

Select Business Elective from ACCT, ACNT, BMGT, BUSI, HRPO, MRKG or POFT courses.