Business: Entrepreneurship, CAS

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 Small Business Association;
  • 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
Fall Semester
First Semester Total: 16
Spring Semester
Second Semester Total: 15
Total Credits: 31
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Program Information
  • Contact your advisor for program information.
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 an advisor.
Faculty Advisor Academic Advisor
Scott Nolan, M.B.A. Jori Bullemer
BSS 108 LRC 129
(406) 756-3918 (406) 756-3905

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