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2018-2019 College Catalog 
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Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

Shoreline Community College offers a short-term program in leading to a Certificate of Completion (CC) in Entrepreneurship. Students interested in advanced knowledge and skills are encouraged to enroll in a longer course of study to complete a Certificate of Proficiency (CP) or an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) degree in Entrepreneurship. Students pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree in Business should follow the Business Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) direct 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 1410

Certificate of Completion (30 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: 30 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25-$85
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: www.shoreline.edu/busad/genbusad.aspx

EPC 2544

Program Prerequisites:

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

Program Requirements

Core Business Requirements (15 credits)

Entrepreneurship Requirements (15 credits)

* Courses marked with an asterisk are offered during the quarter listed.

Certificate Completion

Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning and Success at jaydelotte@shoreline.edu or 206-546-4719.

Entrepreneurship-What is it?

Entrepreneurs often search for new and innovative business ideas to start new businesses or revitalize existing businesses. The Entrepreneurship certificate program provides a broad background in entrepreneurial activities, strategies and skills with a strong foundation of general business principles to include marketing, advertising and sales, professional communications, business planning, retail buying and management. For advanced study, consider additional certificates, an Associate in Applied Arts and Science (AAAS) degree in Entrepreneurship or transfer to a university.

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. Identify and evaluate entrepreneurial business opportunities and strategies to promote business success.
  2. Write an effective business plan and identify opportunities to initiate plans.
  3. Acquire basic business skills in marketing, math, buying, human relations, advertising and sales.

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

Graduates with entrepreneurial knowledge and skills may find opportunities to own and operate their own business or work for existing companies who would like to renew or revitalize a current business. Salaries vary depending upon position, level of responsibility and previous experience.

Potential employers include: Self-employment, venture capital investment companies, small business and corporations. 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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