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Business Operations - Entrepreneurship, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0913 - Catalog 2017/2018

Max Grunbaum Nagiel, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3829, Max.Nagiel@daytonastate.edu

Diana-Joy Colarusso, 386-506-3603, DianaJoy.Colarusso@daytonastate.edu

School of Business Admin., 386-506-4227

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Business Operations Certificate program is to prepare students for employment in small business through innovative curriculum that emphasizes student success, promotes diversity, and provides the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to meet local industry needs.

Description:

The college credit certificate program is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to start, operate, and/or improve a small business. Classes will be scheduled to accommodate the needs of individuals already working in the business world.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Prepare financial information for management-related decisions.
  2. Generate effective communication of ideas, concepts and terminology.
  3. Apply business related theories to problems, cases, or research papers.
  4. Create business documentation using appropriate software.
  5. Formulate a company marketing plan using marketing concepts.
  6. Develop a business plan for a new business venture.

Credits earned in this certificate may be applied toward the 205900 - AS degree in Business Administration, 222100 - AS degree in Industrial Management Technology, and the 091600 - Business Management certificate.

Note: To ensure Financial Aid program eligibility, students need to also be accepted to the parallel associate degree program.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $1,843*

Access Fee: $23 ($1.26 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $33

Textbook Estimate: $900

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing their FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grants, loans and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Program Specific Courses require a "C" or better.

Careers

Program Length: The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters for a full-time student, with 20% graduating within 2 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 100%.

Some credits earned in this program may be applied toward the AS degree in Business Administration - 205900 or the AS degree in Industrial Management Technology - 222100.

Some credits earned in this program may be applied toward the Business Management Certificate - 091600.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org. For additional career information, please see: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-1021.00

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

SBM2000Small Business Management

3

Accounting or Finance Elective - Choose one:

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

Business Elective - Choose One (3 credits):

BUL2241Business Law I

3

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEB2351International Business

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

MAN2021Principles of Management

3

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

MAR2321Advertising

3

MAR2720Digital Marketing in Business

3

MKA2021Building Selling Relationships

3

MNA2161Customer Service Management

3

MNA2345Supervision of Personnel

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

Accounting or Finance Elective (3 credits) - Choose One:

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

2nd Semester

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

SBM2000Small Business Management

3

Business Elective - Choose one:

BUL2241Business Law I

3

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEB2351International Business

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

MAN2021Principles of Management

3

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

MAR2321Advertising

3

MAR2720Digital Marketing in Business

3

MKA2021Building Selling Relationships

3

MNA2161Customer Service Management

3

MNA2345Supervision of Personnel

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Notes

Credits earned in this certificate may be applied toward Certificate 091600 - Business Management, 205900 - AS Degree in Business Administration, and 222100 - AS Degree in Industrial Management Technology.