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Develop, launch and grow new business ventures

Entrepreneurship

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Entrepreneurship enhances skills to develop, launch and grow new business ventures. Develop a solid foundation in the entrepreneurial mindset through strengthening managerial and leadership skills. Be able to evaluate opportunities, manage risks, utilize market research, perform financial analysis and create or transform a business.

Course Number CourseCredits
ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACCT 2110 Quickbooks Accounting 2
BADM 1005 Business Math I 3
BADM 1020 Business Communications 3
ENGL 2002 Technical Writing 3
BADM 2105 Small Business Management 3
COMM 2130 OR 
MGT 2130
Human Relations 3
COMM 4050 Communication and Conflict 3
CMAP 1200 Computer Information Systems 3
ENTR 1501 Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
FIN 1000 Personal Finance 3
BADM 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3410 Human Resources Management 3
MGT 3110 Business Ethics 3
MKT 1000 Sales 3
MKT 3210 Principles of Marketing 3

Except for BADM 1005, BADM 1020, CMAP 1680, ENGL 2005, and FIN 1000, the courses listed below may be substituted for courses listed in program requirements:

Course NumberCourseCredits
ENTR 1590 Entrepreneurial Leadership I 1
ENTR 2510 ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
ENTR 2520 Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs  
ENTR 2535 ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
ENTR 2590 Entrepreneurial Leadership II 1
MKT 1510 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
University Studies 1

Students must complete six (6) credits of general education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

A student must complete eight (8) credits of general electives. 

Total Credit Hours: 60

Certificates

The Entrepreneurship Certificate I is designed for students who exhibit potential and interest in exploring the entrepreneurial mindset. The focus will develop an entrepreneurial mindset, evaluate and investigate business opportunities, financing a business and strategic planning. 

Total Credit Hours: 38

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Program Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I 4
BADM 1005 Business Math I 3
BADM 1020 OR 
ENGL 2002
Business Communications OR Technical Writing  3
BADM 2105 Small Business Management 3
COMM 4050 OR COMM 2130 
OR MGT 2130
Communication and Conflict OR Human Relations 3
CMAP 1200 Computer Information Systems 3
ENTR 1501 Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
FIN 1000 Personal Finance 3
BADM 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3410 Human Resources Management 3
MKT 1000 Sales 3

Except for BADM 1005, BADM 1020, ENGL 2005 and FIN 1000, the courses listed below may be substituted for courses listed in program requirement: 

Course Number CourseCredits
ENTR 1590 Entrepreneurial Leadership I 1
ENTR 2510 ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
ENTR 2520 Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR 2535 ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
ENTR 2590 Entrepreneurial Leadership II 1
MKT 1510 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

General Ed. Requirements

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
University Studies 1

 

The Entrepreneurship Certificate II is designed for students who exhibit potential and interest in exploring the entrepreneurial mindset. The focus will develop an entrepreneurial mindset, evaluate and investigate business opportunities, financing a business and strategic planning. 

Total Credit Hours: 18

Students must select eighteen (18) credits from the following course listed below:

Program Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
ENTR 1501 Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
ENTR 1505 ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
ENTR 1525 ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR 2510 ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
ENTR 2520 Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR 2535 ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
MKT 1000 OR 
MKT 1510
Sales OR Entrepreneurial Marketing 3

The Leadership Studies certificate program is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of leadership styles, and how leadership models have evolved over time. The student will gain in-depth insight into how their own leadership style has been influenced by their environment and also by psychological factors they were likely ingrained with from birth. The student will then study the foundational principles of effective leadership: how to create and communicate an organizational vision, inspire others to follow, develop trust, and obtain desired results. Through the practicum, the student will apply the knowledge gained in previous courses and receive feedback on progress.

Total Credit Hours: 10

Program Requirements

Course Number CourseCredits
MGT 3005 Foundations of Leadership 2
MGT 3010 Personal Leadership 3
MGT 4005 Leading Others 3
MGT 4400 Leadership Practicum 2

 

Meet your professors

Brittany Yeates

Assistant Professor of Business

Working with students gives Brittany the opportunity to invest in them the way they invest in CWC.

Kyle Trumble

Instructor of Business

Kyle Trumble has experience as an entrepreneur and small business owner and has worked in management roles for many different companies. He has been a business instructor for more than two years at CWC.

Entrepreneurship Essentials

Entrepreneurship Essentials is a hands-on, experiential and practical course focused on helping individuals work on and launch their business ideas. The program is designed to jump-start aspiring entrepreneurs and to encourage Wyoming's economic growth and diversification.