Business - Entrepreneurship Option

The courses listed below are part of the A.A.S. degree. While completing requirements for A.A.S. degree, a student can earn the short and advanced certificate.

  • A minimum of 63 hours is needed to apply for A.A.S. graduation.
  • A minimum of 30 hours for advanced certificate
  • A minimum of 21 hours for short certificate.

To be awarded the certificates and A.A.S. degree, students should contact Enrollment Services Graduation Office two terms before graduating at 205-856-7793 ([email protected]) or 205-856-7757.

General Courses (24 hours)

  • ENG 101 English Composition I 3
  • SPH 107 Fundamentals of Public Speaking or 3
  • SPH 106 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • MTH Elective: * (A116) MTH 100 or MTH 116 or 3 higher level math course
  • Lab Science Elective (ASCI): 4 (astronomy, biology, chemistry, physical science, physics)
  • ECO 231 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  • ECO 232 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Elective: (AHUM) 3 (art, humanities, religion, theatre, music philosophy, intermediate foreign language, literature)
  • PED/HED Elective 2

*Banking Option students must take MTH 100, not MTH 116.

Major Courses: (18 hours)

  • ACT 145 Basic Accounting Procedures or 3
  • BUS 241** Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS 146 Personal Finance 3
  • BUS 263 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
  • BUS 285 Principles of Marketing 3
  • MST 111 Elements of Supervision 3
  • CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications 3

Entrepreneurship Option (21 hours)

  • ETP 265 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
  • ETP 266 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
  • ETP 279 Small Business Management 3
  • BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
  • ACT 249 Payroll Accounting 3
  • BUS 215 Business communication 3
  • BUS, ACT, CIS, MST, ETP or OAD Elective 3

Total Credit Hours 63