Management – Small Business Manager/Entrepreneurship AAS Degree (MGMT.AAS.SMBUS)

Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship is designed to develop specific skills and abilities for those planning to own or operate a new business or improve operations in an existing small business.

This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. All students must demonstrate a minimum math competency equivalent to Elementary Algebra (MTH 095) to fulfill the AAS degree requirement. Refer to the Dual Credit webpage for more information.

Students who are enrolled in this program who intend to transfer should contact the Transfer Center for guidance.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
General Education Requirements Credits
GROUP I Communications 6
GROUP II Humanities 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Sciences 3


Physical and Life Sciences
Minimum Hours: 15
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Core Requirements Credits
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 123 How to Start Your Own Small Business 1
BUS 133 Organization for Small Business 1
BUS 134 Marketing for Small Business 1
BUS 135 Accounting and Finance for Small Business 1
BUS 137 International Business Practice Firm 4
OAT 115 Outlook 1
OAT 173 Internet Applications 3
FAD 205 First Aid 2
ACC 120

ACC 115

Financial Accounting
Accounting: A User Perspective (This is a non-transfer course)


BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
Minimum Hours: 26
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Business Electives Credits
Select any of the following course areas that will assist you in developing an effective business plan based on your needs. Please check course descriptions in the Catalog or an advisor for assistance. Business electives will be defined as the following areas:
ACC Accounting
BUS Business
BLW Business Law
OAT Office Automation Technology
MIS Management Information Systems
Minimum Hours: 24
Minimum for Degree (Includes Gen. Ed., Core and Electives): 65

For more information, contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.