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Business Entrepreneurship Diploma
Detroit Lakes, eCampus

Business Entrepreneurship AAS
Detroit Lakes, eCampus

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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT1108 Business Math/Calculators 3
ACCT1124 Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 Financial Accounting I 3
ADMS1116 Business Communications I 3
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 Principles of Marketing 3
CPTR1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
ENTR1100 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
ENTR1400 Opportunity Analysis 3
ENTR2200 Entrepreneurial Field Studies 3
ENTR2220 Business Ethics/Professionalism 3
ENTR2222 Business Plan Development 3
MKTG1110 Customer Service 3
MNTC Courses
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking
Goal: 1 *
ECON2210 Macroeconomics
Goal: 2, 5 *
ENGL1101 College Writing
Goal: 1 *

MNTC Electives ...


Elective Credits ...


Total Credits: 60

* To complete an AAS degree, courses must be taken from at least 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.


About this program

Entrepreneurs create their own path to success and work to make their dreams a reality. This program teaches students the skills and behaviors that contribute to personal and business success. It also prepares students to assess new enterprise opportunities, obtain financial resources, prepare a business plan and market a venture for success. Students will gain the confidence and skills to launch a new venture in an area of expertise, grow an existing business or pursue an advanced degree.

Program outcomes

1. Integrate technological applications to meet business objectives.
2. Select effective communications methods in a business situation.
3. Demonstrate professionalism in a business environment.
4. Apply fundamental marketing techniques.
5. Create a business plan.
6. Demonstrate management skills.
7. Select leadership style based on worker maturity.
8. Evaluate financial statements.
9. Apply critical thinking skills.
10. Demonstrate creativity relating to implementation of entrepreneurial operations for new or existing businesses.

Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.