Small Business Management (CP)(Plan Code: SBMSMC45)

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General Education Requirements
Communication Skills3-5
English Composition I (5 credits/units)
Computational Skills
BUS 102Business Math Applications5
Human Relations
BUS 148Business Professional Self Development3
Business Core Course
ACCT 129Basic Accounting Procedures5
BUS 150Computer Business Applications5
BUS& 101Introduction to Business5
ECON 101Introduction to Economics3
MGMT 101Principles of Management3
Major Area Requirements
BUS 115Small Business Management5
BUS& 201Business Law5
BUS 199Cooperative Work Experience 11-5
COLL 101College Essentials: Introduction to Clark2
Total Credits/Units47-49

Minimum of three credits/units required for program completion

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Prepare a business plan.
  • Analyze a target market and develop product, pricing, promotion, and distribution strategies to meet customers' needs at a profit.
  • Describe the U.S. legal system and the legal environment of business by outlining the basic principles of law that apply to business transactions.

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