Entrepreneurship and Business Management Associate in Science
Whether your goal is to work for a Fortune 500, start your own business or become a valuable part of a legal team, our goal is to get you ready for the next step. Learn how to start, run and grow an organization (or small business) by using critical thinking, communication and networking.
- Business Administration: Associate in Science
- Social Media and Marketing: Associate in Science
- Business Operations: Technical Certificate
- Business Specialist: Technical Certificate
- Entrepreneurship: Technical Certificate
- Entrepreneurship Operations: Technical Certificate
- Global Business: Technical Certificate
- Management: Technical Certificate
- Marketing: Technical Certificate
- Small Business Management: Technical Certificate
- Business and Information Management: Bachelor of Science
Getting Started for Summer Term
March 11: Financial Aid
May 1: Application
May 8: Classes Begin
Why Seminole State?
- Affordable tuition: Earn a state university education at about half the cost.
- Small class sizes: With classes of 30 or less, you don’t have to learn in an auditorium.
- Online degree option: Most courses for our A.S. degrees are offered in person and online, so you can study when and where you want.
- Seamless transition: Most A.S. graduates earn credits that can be applied to a bachelor's degree at Seminole State or at the University of Central Florida through DirectConnect™ to UCF.*
- Job Placement: According to state data, most Seminole State A.S. programs have placement rates above 90 percent.
*A.S. students who are planning to transfer to bachelor's degree programs should meet with a counselor, advisor or specialist to make sure the required courses are taken and the entry requirements are met.
Entrepreneurship and Business Management Associate in Science
Major Code : ENTRE-AS
Educational Plan: ENTRE-AS
Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Management prepares students to start, run and grow an organization by emphasizing the critical thinking skills required to develop innovative business practices. Coursework includes computer applications, communication strategies and personnel management, as well as networking and venture capital acquisition.
Entrepreneurs play a critical role in the economy by serving as business leaders and innovators. They assume financial risks to bring new ideas to market and possess the decision-making skills to produce economic profits.
Careers in entrepreneurship and small business management are well-suited for individuals who are passionate about owning or operating new businesses or improving existing companies.
Graduates of this program are employed as:
- Administrative Services or Office Managers
- Business Owners
- Chief Executive Officers
- General and Operational Managers
- Hotel Managers
For career information related to this program, please visit O*Net OnLine.
Employment in this field is expected to grow by 15 percent (about as fast as average) through 2020 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
College Credit Certificates
Students pursuing this degree also may obtain the following college credit certificates:
- Business Specialist Certificate
- Entrepreneurship Certificate
- Entrepreneurship Operations Certificate
- Human Resources Administrator Technical Certificate
Seminole State’s A.S. degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Management will transfer to the College’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Information Management program.
Choose 1 accounting group:
Choose 6 credits from the following list:
Humanities General Education course
Mathematics or Science General Education Course (MAC 1105 is recommended for students wishing to pursue the B.S. in Business & Information Management)
Social Science General Education course
If you choose a Science General Education course, due to state law, you must also complete any college developmental mathematics course(s) if you are non-exempt and if any were required by your entry-level test scores, before you can be awarded an associate degree.
Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.
Students with a baccalaureate degree or an associate of arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met general education requirements for this degree program.
Mathematics General Education course MAC 1105 is recommended for students pursuing the B.S. in Business & Information Management (BIM) degree.
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.
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Your pursuit of higher education is admirable. So why struggle with high tuition in the process? Here we make life’s next steps affordable. Whether you’re seeking a university transfer (A.A.) degree, a four-year bachelor’s, an Associate in Science degree or even earning a technical certificate, you’ll find reasonable tuition and payment plans that make sense. And to us, that’s scholarly.
In fact, a full-time college education at Seminole State is more than $10,000 less each year than most state universities.
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Tuition and Fee Comparison*
|Tuition and Fees||$3,131||$6,380||$6,480||$6,379|
|Room and Board||-0-||$10,120||$10,666||$10,010|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000||$1,030||$1,000||$1,030|
For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2018-19 fee schedule.
* Tuition costs are based on Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 terms, with 15 credit hours per term for in-state students. Dorm fees, meal plans and book expenses are estimates based on information provided on each university's website. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.