Printed on 8/1/2021
Small Business Entrepreneurship
Associate Degree (AAS)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Eligible
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*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
Investigate the relationship between entrepreneurial thinking and opportunity, and learn how to turn that creative spark into a new business venture. You’ll learn to research, develop and write detailed start-up business plans. You’ll get the marketing, accounting and finance, customer service and human resource skills to start and grow your own successful business. A mentorship with local business owners will help you practice and hone your skills in a real-world business environment. Graduates find employment with existing firms as managers of enterprises or choose to start their own businesses.
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Demonstrate entrepreneurial and leadership skills
- Develop a business plan
- Perform marketing functions to meet small business goals
- Develop small business operational plan
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