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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.

CourseCredits
Principles of Accounting I 4
Quickbooks Accounting 2
Business Math I 3
Business Communications 3
Technical Writing 3
Small Business Management 3
Human Relations 3
Communication and Conflict 3
Microcomputer Applications: 3
Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
Personal Finance 3
Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business 3
Human Resources Management 3
Business Ethics 3
Sales 3
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:

CourseCredits
Entrepreneurial Leadership I 1
ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs  
ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
Entrepreneurial Leadership II 1
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 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

CourseCredits
Principles of Accounting I 4
Business Math I 3
Business Communications OR Technical Writing  3
Small Business Management 3
Communication and Conflict OR Human Relations 3
Microcomputer Applications 3
Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
Personal Finance 3
Business Law I: Legal Environment of Business 3
Human Resources Management 3
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: 

CourseCredits
Entrepreneurial Leadership I 1
ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
Entrepreneurial Leadership II 1
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

CourseCredits
Survey of Entrepreneurship 1-3
ENTR I: Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
ENTR II: Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR III: Financing Your Business 3
Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs 3
ENTR IV: Strategic Planning 3
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

CourseCredits
Foundations of Leadership 2
Personal Leadership 3
Leading Others 3
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

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.