Mar 02, 2024
Associate in Science Degree
(60 Credit Hours)
Dr. Joseph DiMartino
The purpose of this program is to teach students the fundamentals of starting and operating a business venture while presenting entrepreneurship as a viable career option. The program will also give students an opportunity to evaluate their potential as entrepreneurs. Coursework covers all aspects of starting and operating a new venture business with emphasis on the entrepreneurial skills needed for success.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Develop entrepreneurial concepts, resources, computer application skills, leadership/management skills, and personal assessment.
- Describe effective business concepts, staffing functions, morale and motivation skills, human resources assessment, and business records management.
- Analyze conflict management methods, basic economic concepts (including economic systems), cost-profit relationships, characteristics and functions of money, business risk, and legal considerations.
- Identify and develop a business plan, controlling functions, and information acquisition systems by applying money management skills along with accounting and communications principles.
- Plan and develop promotional, pricing, and selling strategies, as well as a marketing information management system and business systems.
General Education Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Program Specialization Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 45
*Prerequisite may be required
Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. For more information click here: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/Career_Pthwys.asp
Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.
Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp