Business Entrepreneurship (AS 2040)
ADDENDUM October 10, 2017 (action based on curriculum minutes dated April 27, 2017)
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
This A.S. program is designed for the person who has the vision, strategy, and discipline to start a business venture but lacks the business expertise and skills to make it a success. It would also be helpful for those looking to manage a small business, those already in business seeking to expand or diversify, or those considering self-employment for the first time.
Course content includes entrepreneurial thinking, opportunity recognition, sales and marketing, e-commerce and global challenges, managing economic resources, risk-taking, securing financing, getting the required licensing and certifications, decision making, staffing issues, management and leadership skills.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be completed in two years if you attend full time or three years if you attend part time.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth Campus.
This program is designed to prepare the students to start their own business venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, manage a small business, or work for an established organization.
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this degree program will transfer into the college's Bachelor of Applied Science, Supervision and Management - General Management Concentration (BAS T701) program.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/