The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Courses include a history of entrepreneurship, current research into its impacts on society, types of business start-up opportunities, and creating a preliminary business plan, as well as securing a healthy financial future. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Entrepreneurial Studies Level II is also available.
- Field of Interest
- Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
- Academic Plan
- Entrepreneurial Studies Level I (CER)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
- Effective Term
- Fall 2019
- Colleges Offered At
- Phoenix, Glendale, GateWay, Mesa, Scottsdale, Rio Salado, South Mountain, Paradise Valley
- Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
This program replaces:
CCL/5192N Small Business Entrepreneurship
CCL/5706N Small Business Start-Up
CCL/5892 Business Micro Finance
What You’ll Learn
This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Explain entrepreneurship.
- Create planning activities required for the successful launch of a new venture.
- Identify venture opportunities.
- Evaluate feasibility of venture opportunities.
- Explore and evaluate funding opportunities.
- Create opportunities through innovation.
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
- Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
|Course Number||Course Name||Requisites||Notes||Area||Credits|
|EPS150||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||Critical course Gateway course||3|
|EPS160||New Venture Creation||2|
|Personal and Family Financial Security or Personal and Family Financial Security||3|
|Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship or Business Start-Up and Planning||2–3|
Course Area Key
Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.
Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Entrepreneurial Studies Level I (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=139035).