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Entrepreneurship/Small Business

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will understand and apply the business skills necessary to start or manage a successful small business; be able to create a written business plan; and be able to set-up a payroll system and interpret the data from various forms.

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss
transfer requirements.

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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

ACCTG 101
or
ACCTG 110

Financial Accounting

Basic Accounting I

5
or
4
  ACCTG 130 Payroll Accounting 3
ACCTG 101 or equivalent ACCTG 170 California Business Taxes 2
  BUSAD 101 Introduction to Business 3

CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101

CABOT 102

BUSAD 106
or
CABOT 105
Written Business Communications
Introduction to Office Correspondence
3
or
3
  BUSAD 110
or
BUSAD 120

Human Relations in Business

Business Law I

3
or
3
  BUSAD 158 Small Business Development
3
  BUSAD 162 Principles of Marketing 3

CS/IS 100
or
CS/IS 101
or

CABOT 260

Computer Concepts

Introduction to Computer and Information Systems

Beginning Microsoft Office Applications

3
or
5
or

4
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 27-30
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.