Apr 07, 2020  
Spring 2016 Course Catalog 
Spring 2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study

Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Science, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Business
HEGIS: 5004
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Scorpio Rogers
Telephone: 914-606-7973
Email: Kevin.Rogers@sunywcc.edu

A Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description

The Certificate Program for Small Business Entrepreneurship is designed for individuals interested in starting or maintaining a small business. Completing this certificate will help the small business entrepreneur maximize the skills and abilities necessary to do business in our complex environment.

The courses selected will provide the entrepreneur with the basic business foundation necessary to compete in today’s world. In New York State alone, small business employs more than half of the private sector work force and accounts for 99% of new business creation.*

This certificate provides entrepreneurship instruction across the curriculum in Management, Marketing, Communications, Computing, Accounting and Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management. Students can apply all 25 credits to the Business Administration A.A.S. degree program or to the Marketing A.A.S. degree program.

This program is for the student interested in a business sampler and the entrepreneur looking to manage business in the 21st century.

* NYS Empire State Development 2004

Minimum Total Credits - 25

Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed this program, and other important information please visit Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate - GE Disclosure. For an overview of all gainful employment disclosures at Westchester Community College, visit www.sunywcc.edu/gainfulemployment

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study