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Major Code: 5819
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 52.0701
Total Credits: 10-11

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future.

Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

Required Courses

Credits: 10-11
EPS150Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
EPS160New Venture Creation 2
EPS180Technology Business Planning (3) OR
EPS195Business Start-Up and Planning(2) 2-3
GBS/HEC132Personal and Family Financial Security 3

Program Competencies

  • 1. Define entrepreneurship. (EPS150)

  • 2. Describe planning activities required for the successful launch of a new venture. (EPS150, EPS160)

  • 3. Differentiate between various types of business start-up opportunities. (EPS150, EPS160)

  • 4. Compare and contrast business financing alternatives. (EPS150, EPS160)

  • 5. Describe components of a successful business feasibility study. (EPS150, EPS160)

  • 6. Complete a business experience assessment. (EPS160)

  • 7. Describe the fundamentals of identifying new technologies and innovations as entrepreneurial opportunities for profitable commercial feasibility. (EPS180)

  • 8. Compare and contrast components of a business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)

  • 9. Create a preliminary business plan. (EPS180, EPS195)

  • 10. Compare and contrast principles and practices of personal and family financial planning. (GBS132)

  • 11. Differentiate between types of business financing. (GBS132)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Complete information for CCL - Entrepreneurial Studies Level I can be found HERE

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