Small businesses are vital to the growth of our economy and will create the majority of new jobs. This career program prepares students to be entrepreneurs and to start up new businesses, expand existing businesses, or apply entrepreneurial skills in a corporate setting. It also develops small business management skills to operate small businesses. This program will provide an opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills with an understanding of marketing, accounting, business law, and management as they relate to business ownership. Practical training is provided through internships in small business settings. The program courses may be transferred to bachelor’s degree programs. For more information, call the Program Coordinator, Professor Rose Luglio, at (203) 285-2198 or e-mail at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Entrepreneurial Studies Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
- Identify core concepts of entrepreneurship and small business management and their impact on society and the global economy.
- Describe the legal and ethical environments for entrepreneurs and small businesses
- Demonstrate analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills applicable to entrepreneurship and small business management.
- Demonstrate information literacy through research skills and the use of technology.
- Apply effective written and oral communication skills to business situations.