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Entrepreneurship, AAAS Planning Guide

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Program Description:

The Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree and certificates are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills in specific career fields to enter the workforce directly upon completion of the degree or certificate. Shoreline Community College works closely with local advisory committees comprised of industry professionals to ensure students receive the knowledge and skills currently in demand by employers in the field. Students interested in pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree in Business should follow the Business AA-DTA transfer degree planning guide.

Program Advisor:

David Starr
206-546-4725 dstarr@shoreline.edu Rm 1405
Stephen McCloskey
206-546-5871 smccloskey@shoreline.edu Rm 1404
Ailsa Kellam
206-546-4657 akellam@shoreline.edu Rm <#>

AAAS Degree (93-95 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Program Information:

Length of Program: 93-95 Credits
Completion Award: AAAS Degree
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25-$85
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: www.shoreline.edu/busad/genbusad.aspx

EPC 254

Program Prerequisites:

Placement into ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215 , and placement into MATH 070  or BUS 102 .

General Education Core Requirements - 18-20 Credits

Communication Skills (5 Credits)

Choose either BTWRT 215  or ENGL& 101 .

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)

Choose either BUS 102  or MATH& 107 .

Multicultural Understanding (3-5 Credits)

Choose one of the following courses: BUS 103 , ART 105 , CMST 203 , CMST 285 , EDUC& 240 , HIST 245 , MCS 105 , GWS 284 .

Human Relations (5 Credits)


Approval To Graduate

Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Sample Schedule for A.A.A.S. Degree

* Only offered once per year, during the quarter listed.

Entrepreneurship-What is it?

Entrepreneurship requires leadership and vision to develop new businesses or revitalize existing businesses. The Entrepreneurship program at Shoreline provides an overview of business management theory, standard operating procedures, financial planning and business development techniques-along with strategies for effective management of employees. The core curriculum provides a strong foundation of general business principles to include accounting, marketing and sales, business plan development and legal issues-keys to entrepreneurial success.

Program Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this program-by achieving a GPA of 2.0 or better for the entire program-should be able to:

  1. Understand the nature of business operations, business finance, legal issues and decision-making.
  2. Understand the principles of managing business products, marketing and sales.
  3. Apply theories of motivation and management to foster a productive work environment.
  4. Demonstrate effective leadership and supervision skills.
  5. Apply business mathematics in order to analyze data and solve business problems.
  6. Communicate effectively-both verbally and in writing-within multicultural settings.

Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Degree or Certificate in Entrepreneurship?

Graduates of the program develop knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship to work in a variety of business settings, including starting one’s own business. Virtually every industry employs people with entrepreneurial skills, such as the retail, wholesale and service industries. Salaries vary greatly depending upon the position, level of responsibility, previous experience or type of business the graduate starts.

Potential employers include: Self-Employment, small businesses, corporations, government agencies and private industries. For more, please visit career information and resources at http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696

(206) 546-4101


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