Dec 03, 2021  
Course/Program Inventory 
    
Course/Program Inventory

Entrepreneurship


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Institution/s with this A.A.S. Degree:

  • Motlow State Community College

Institution/s with a concentration using this title under a different A.A.S. degree: (include the degree for which the concentration is listed, such as a Concentration in Entrepreneurship within the A.A.S. in Business)

  • Northeast State Community College
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College 
  • Pellissippi State Community College

Institution/s with Technical Certificate: (Technical Certificates Entrepreneurship):

  • Chattanooga State Community College - Embedded in AAS in Business

 

Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title: 

  • A.A.S. Degree in Entrepreneurship

 

CIP Code: 52:0701

 

SOC Code/s: SOC 1: 11:1210

                       SOC 2: 11.9199

 

Program Description: 

The Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) in Entrepreneurship will provide a state-wide option for TCAT graduates of Cosmetology, HVAC, Building Construction Technology, Barbering, Aesthetics, etc. to obtain PLA for work in the field (when applicable) and continue their studies to learn more about starting and running their own business. This program will also be available to all students.

 

Program Outcomes:

Students will be able to:

  1. Develop information technology and communication literacy skills.
  2. Learn initiative, self-direction, productivity and accountability skills that are necessary to maintain their own business.
  3. Prepare financial statements, budgets, and other documents necessary to track and measure a business’s well-being.
  4. Develop broad market understanding and purchasing, sales and service skills to effectively obtain and maintain market share.
  5. Develop decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  6. Obtain practical experience through the project capstone course or an experiential learning practicum.

 

Concentrations:

None at this time.

 

Technical Certificates:

  • Chattanooga State Community College - Embedded in AAS in Business

 

CIP Code: 52:0701

 

SOC Code/s: SOC 1: 1210

 

Professional Accrediting Body: Motlow intends to apply for Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation.
 

State Agency/Entity Oversight: None
 

Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded: None
 

Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT): TBD

Curriculum


General Education Requirements*


Course   15 SCH (minimum)
ENGL 1010    English Composition I           3
SPEECH ELECTIVE                 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE   3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE  
MATH or SCIENCE ELECTIVE    

*All General Education Courses must be chosen from a campus-approved list.

Additional Approved Courses


Course Rubric/Title 15 SCH­
ACCT 1010 - Principles of Accounting I (TTP)    3
ACCT 1020 - Principles of Accounting II (TTP)                                      3
ACCT 2301 - Payroll Accounting                                                                         3
ACCT 2321 - Intermediate Accounting I                                        3
ACCT 2331 - Tax Accounting                                                         3
ACCT 2382 - Accounting Systems Applications                                                   3
ADMN 1310 - Business Communications                                   3
OR  
BUSN 1310 - Business Communications           3
ADMN 1311 - Word Processing I                                                   3
ADMN 2390 - Capstone Experience for APT  e                                                                    3
BUSN 1300 - Personal Finance                                                     3
BUSN 1315 - Leadership                                                                   3
BUSN 1320 - Business Calculations                                            3
BUSN 1330 - Entrepreneurship                                                     3
BUSN 1340 - Small Business Management                               3
BUSN 1350 - Business Sales and Service                                                      3
BUSN 1380 - Supervisory Management                                      3
BUSN 201                                         Management Internship                                           3
BUSN 214                                         Purchasing and Supply Chain Management       3
BUSN 2382 - Purchasing and Supply Chain Management        3
BUSN 2250 - Entrepreneurship II                                                    3
BUSN 2300 - Business Ethics                                                         3
BUSN 2310 - Business Statistics                                                    3
BUSN 2319 - Supply Chain Management                                     3
BUSN 2320 - Business Finance                                                      3
BUSN 2330 - Principles of Management                                        3
BUSN 2338 - Project Management                                                  3
BUSN 2340 - Human Resource Management                            3
BUSN 2350 - Organizational Behavior                                           3
BUSN 2354 - Compensation Management                     3
BUSN 2360 - International Business                                              3
BUSN 2365 - Business Law                                                                                          3
BUSN 2370 - Legal Environment of Business                               3
BUSN 2375 - Career Success                                                          3
BUSN 2380 - Principles of Marketing                                              3
BUSN 2385 - Project Design and Management                               3
BUSN 2390 - Business Presentations                                            3
BUSN 2399 - Management Seminar                                               3
BUSN 2905 - Mid-Management Specialty Work Experience     6-12
BUSN 2906                                       Special Topics in Business                                    1-3
BUSN 2910 - Non-Traditional Schooling                                        6
BUSN 2990 - Topics in Business                                                    1-5
CITC 1307 - Introduction to Spreadsheets                                         Spreadsheet Applications                                      3
LGM 180                                           Sourcing and Procurement                                     3
ECON 2100 - Macroeconomics                                                         3
ECON 2200 - Microeconomics                                                          3
MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics                                                  3
LGM 130 - Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management   3

Internship                                         See statement below                                              

Internship: The internship is optional and institutions can use any business-related coding: ADMN, BUSN, ACCT, etc. Each institution is responsible for determining the exact length and requirements of the internship, but it should provide students with an opportunity to learn from an experienced entrepreneur and the student should demonstrate this learning with a project or portfolio demonstration near the end of the internship. 

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