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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Business: Entrepreneurship, CAS

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This program offers a basic foundation in starting and/or managing a small business.    All courses within this certificate can be applied to the AAS in Small Business Management.  Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Apply a broad overview of small business management and entrepreneurial approaches;
  • Identify the various services provided by the S.B.A;
  • Prepare a business plan;
  • Identify the pros and cons of various forms of business ownership; and
  • Discuss the startup of a new business and outline the steps necessary to get the business open and running.

Required Courses

Total Credits: 30

* Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Program Information

  • Contact your advisor for program information.
  • Some courses require satisfactory scores on placement exams before being admitted. See the course descriptions for details.

Opportunities After Graduation

  • This certificate enhances the managerial skills of those already operating or planning to open a small business. Students are also prepared for entry-level positions in small business as an employee or management trainee.  

Advising Information:

For more information about the program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor.

Faculty Advisor  Student Support Center Advisor                                 
Connie Hitchcock, M.B.A.                       Jori Bullemer
BSS 107 LRC 129
(406) 756-4329 (406) 756-3905
chitchcock@fvcc.edu jbullemer@fvcc.edu


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