SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
11-1021 General and Operations Managers
Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level II is also available.
1. Explain entrepreneurship. (EPS150, EPS162)
2. Create planning activities required for the successful launch of a new venture. (EPS162, EPS195)
3. Identify venture opportunities. (EPS160)
4. Evaluate feasibility of venture opportunities. (EPS150, EPS160, EPS162)
5. Explore and evaluate funding opportunities. (GBS/HEC132)
6. Create opportunities through innovation. (EPS160)
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
This program replaces: CCL/5192N Small Business Entrepreneurship
CCL/5706N Small Business Start-Up
CCL/5892 Business Micro Finance
Program Prerequisites: None
EPS150 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
EPS160 New Venture Creation 2
EPS162 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (3) OR
EPS195 Business Start-Up and Planning (2) 2-3
GBS/HEC132 Personal and Family Financial Security 3
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 28, 2019
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curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.