Entrepreneurship / Small Business Management:
Starting & Managing a Small Business


The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Track allows students to pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship and a Technical Competency Area (TCA) in Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship.

The program equips students with the smarts and tools to start and run a business. The program will guide students from start to finish, building upon skills such as creating a business plan, identifying financial resources, and marketing. 

Ready to be your own boss?

Key Features* of the Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Track

· Transferability of eligible courses to most Louisiana public colleges
· Start working quickly with built-in Work Keys National Career Readiness certification awarded as part of the program

· Tutoring, workshops, and access to Entrepreneurship Center and Lab
· Job and internship placement assistance 
· Access to start-up and financial resources
· Mentorship with business leaders
· Specialty workshops and seminars
· Support system of students with similar interests helps improve success 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The 60-hour Associate of Applied Science in Business Degree requires:
1. A minimum of forty-two (42) semester hours in Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management courses.
2. A minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours of General Education courses.
3. Completion of the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Assessment.
4. Participation in program specific tutoring.

 

ADMISSION PROCESS

1. Apply online to Nunez Community College at http://nunez.edu/Admissions/admissions.htm.
2. Take the COMPASS examination.
3. Complete the WorkKeys Soft Skills Assessment & the Wonderlic Entrepreneurial Quotient.

Note: 
Students who would like to seek financial aid should contact the Nunez Community College Office of Financial Aid to view eligibility.

Curriculum*
*Features Subject to Change
The 60-hour curriculum includes Business Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management courses (42 hours) and General Education courses (18 hours), as described below.

Business Administration Courses (39 hours)
· ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I (3 hours)
· ACCT 2100 Computerized Accounting (3 hours)
· BUSN 1100 Introduction to Business (3 hours)
· BUSN 1500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship: The Art of the Start (3 hours)
· BUSN 1510 Small Business Management (3 hours)
· BUSN 2000 Marketing (3 hours)
· BUSN 2150 Human Resource Management (3 hours)
· BUSN 2190 Legal Environment of Business (3 hours)
· BUSN 2200 Business Law (3 hours)
· BUSN 2400 Business Communication (3 hours)
· BUSN 2550 Foundations of Strategic Management for Entrepreneurship (3 hours)
· CINS 1100 Survey of Microcomputer Applications (3 hours)
· ECON 2000 Microeconomics (3 hours)
· FINA 2000 Funding and Financing for Entrepreneurs (3 hours)

General Education Courses (18 hours) 

· ENGL 1010 English Composition I (3 hours)
· HUMANITIES See the General Education Courses page of the catalog for eligible courses (3 hours)
· MATH 1300 College Algebra (3 hours)
· NATURAL
  SCIENCE
See the General Education Courses page of the catalog for eligible courses (3 hours)
· SOCIAL
  SCIENCE
See the General Education Courses page of the catalog for eligible courses (3 hours)
· SPCH 1100 Fundamentals of Effective Speaking (3 hours)
*Pending approval by the Louisiana Board of Regents





FUNDED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR