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Small Business Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Small Business Management program is designed to meet the needs of students who have the goal of starting a new business or expanding an existing business. The program emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are essential to becoming a successful small business owner and/or manager. Students will acquire skills in entrepreneurial strategies and planning, feasibility analysis, market analysis, and competitor analysis and will develop a comprehensive business plan for a new business venture.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • Apply introductory concepts and theories in marketing, management, accounting, economics, and ethics.
  • Analyze typical challenges that business decision makers are likely to face.
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Create a comprehensive business plan for a new business venture.