2023 - 2024 Catalog
Title: Entrepreneurial Foundation Certificate
(Level 1 Certificate)
- Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
- Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.
Degree Plan Code: C1.ENTREPRE.FND
This is a Level I Certificate Program in entrepreneurship that provides students with business concepts specific to the principles of entrepreneurship. This includes starting, financing, operating, and growing a business. The program covers essential management, decision-making and problem-solving skills, preparing a business plan/business model canvas, accounting, financial needs, staffing, marketing strategies, and legal issues. Students will participate in a practicum (or field experience) to provide networking and business support opportunities.
|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|BUSI 1301||Business Principles||3|
|BUSG 1341||Small Business Financing||3|
|MRKG 1311||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BMGT 2303||Problem Solving and Decision Making||3|
|BUSG 1166||Practicum (or Field Experience) - Business/Commerce||1|
|BUSG 2309||Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship*||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||16|
*BUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship is the capstone experience for this award.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.