Jun 24, 2024  
2024-25 Curriculum Guide 
    
2024-25 Curriculum Guide

Business Administration: Entrepreneurship Certificate (BENR-CC)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Quinebaug Valley


This 2024-25 Curriculum Guide is intended as a reference for Fall 2024 registration. The complete 2024-25 Academic Catalog will be finalized on July 1, 2024.


This program will provide students the technical skills associated with becoming an entrepreneur, and/or a small business owner. This program will give students the option of gaining more concentrated knowledge in this discipline. The student will be able to pursue a career or apply courses to an associate in science degree. This certificate will prepare the student with the tools necessary to develop and start their own business. If one is considering opening their own business, regardless of their program of study, this certificate will help them get started.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate relevant content knowledge in required core business disciplines (accounting, business law, management and organizational behavior, and marketing) and apply concepts in problem solving through identifying and evaluating alternative solutions and offering a well-supported conclusion.
  • Recognize proper business acumen and decorum in professional interactions; demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication and presentation skills and demeanor; demonstrate the ability to use presentation and team interpersonal skills effectively in class presentations.
  • Recognize and respond thoughtfully to situations that present ethical dilemma, demonstrating the ability to identify ethical dilemmas and social responsibilities of business, an ability to confront ethical dilemmas, and apply ethical principles to business situations using concepts learned.
  • Apply concepts in core business disciplines and critical thinking skills to make sound financial decisions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between accounting and business courses.
  • Recognize the vital role small business plays in the global economy. Develop and apply decision-making skills to strategic business planning

Required Courses


Total Credits: 18