Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Entrepreneurship Certificate (BENR-CC)

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


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CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

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

CT State Community College is accredited by the Associate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Required Courses


Total Credits: 18


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