Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Entrepreneurship Option, A.S.


* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Total Credits: 15


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year. Students who have already taken an LCS course should consult Department Chair or Division Dean.
  • Explore BHCC Student Activities offered i.e., BHCC’s Entrepreneurship Club.
  • Create and follow education plan.

Total Credits: 15


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • Meet with an advisor to begin career planning activities
  • Begin exploring transfer options: attend a transfer workshop and the College transfer fair
  • Complete a volunteer activity in an area of interest.
  • Learn about Alpha Beta Gamma (Business Honor Society) and Alpha Kappa Mu (General Honor Society).
  • Inquire about the Commonwealth Honors Program.

Semester 3


Total Credits: 16


Semester 3 Advising Note

  • Continue preparations for transfer: write essays for transfer institution, collect letters of recommendation, apply for transfer.
  • Develop a financial plan for continued education and life after graduation.
  • Complete a pre-graduation check with an advisor in LifeMap

Semester 4


Total Credits: 15


Semester 4 Advising Note

  • The Management Seminar in this program is a Capstone course and should be taken in the student’s final semester.
  • Gather recommendation letters from faculty and staff.
  • Apply for Graduation.
  • Finalize your resume and upload it to your ePortfolio and LinkedIn website.

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Analyze viability of opportunities from various points of view.
  • Understand the leadership skills and personal characteristics needed for success in starting and managing a small business.
  • Develop and implement a business plan.
  • Prepare a set of financial statements for a service, merchandising or manufacturing business that is structured as a sole proprietorship, partnership or a corporation.
  • Analyze a set of financial statements to determine strengths or weaknesses of the business.
  • Understand the basic principles of business law, contracts and agency, intellectual property and product liability.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications as required to operate and manage a small business.
  • Examine management theory and practice, and explain basic business methodology and management issues.
  • Be able to identify and analyze the marketing strategies of an organization that can be used to advance its mission.
  • Understand the techniques useful in achieving the full potential from limited resources and improving productivity and effectiveness.

Career Outlook


This option prepares graduates to start and manage a small business, and to move into management and supervisory positions.