Academic Catalogs

Entrepreneurship, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 1_CE_BAEN

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Entrepreneurship program is designed to develop skills in starting, maintaining, and growing a small business. Courses emphasize feasibility analysis, legal considerations, financial management, marketing plans, and sales techniques. Completion of this certificate will allow students to purse various entrepreneurial interests.

Program Outcomes

  1. Function effectively in an entrepreneurial venture and in a supporting role to an entrepreneur.
  2. Effectively apply and utilize the small businesses principles and techniques they have learned in a business environment or at a four-year college entrepreneur program.
  3. Determine the viability and net cash flows of a small business venture.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
BUS A240Entrepreneurship3
MKTG A100Introduction to Marketing3
or BUS A101 Social Media for Business
MKTG A110Professional Selling3
or MKTG A130 Principles of Advertising
Total Units9

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
BUS A240 Entrepreneurship 3
Introduction to Marketing
or Social Media for Business
Professional Selling
or Principles of Advertising
 Total Units9