Saturday, October 25, 2014

Entrepreneurship

New Cross-Discipline Certificates

Cross-Discipline Certificates are designed to enhance your education in professional and technical concentrations by adding entrepreneurship education, preparing you for self-employment and work in small businesses in the fields of study listed below.

Beginning in Fall 2010, cross-discipline Certificates of Proficiency are offered with an emphasis in Automotive Technology, Event and Convention Planning, Landscape Construction, Recording Arts, and Web Design. Earn a Certificate of Proficiency by completing the entrepreneurship Common Core courses below, along with the courses listed under the specific cross-disciplines

Common Core for Cross-Discipline Certificates
Prepares students with the understanding of entrepreneurship and small business management which includes developing, planning, organizing, and operating. Provides students interested in self-employment and those working within small firms with the knowledge and skills to foster small business. Entrepreneurship training contributes to the student's financial independence, career success, and the world's economy. Linking entrepreneurship education with program specific areas prepares students from a wide spectrum of disciplines with the practical tools to build and maintain small businesses or to work successfully within a small business.

Common Core
BUS 143 eStrategic Business Planning 2
BUS 145 Financial Management for Small Business 1
BUS 148 Developing and Starting a New Business 3
BUS 149 Entrepreneurship Operating and Managing a Small Business 3
  Total units 9

Plus the completion of one of the following certificates of emphasis:

Automotive Technology Emphasis

Event and Convention Planning Emphasis

Landscape Construction Emphasis

Recording Arts Emphasis

Web Designer Emphasis

Automotive Technology Emphasis
Career/Technical (Major Code: 01292)
automotive student
Prepares students for self-employment and work within small companies in the business aspects of the automotive industry. Builds on their education in automotive repair. Expands their education in entrepreneurship and small business management. Contributes to the student's financial independence, career success and the world's economy. Prepares them to own businesses in the automotive industry or for positions in business management, sales, and customer service.

AT 101 Introduction to Basic Automotive Service 3
AT 102 Automotive Science and Basic Mechanics 3
Plus the Common Core courses for Entrepreneur Education 9
  Total units 15

Event and Convention Planning Emphasis
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02968)
event planning students
Prepares students for self-employment and work within small businesses in the dynamic hospitality industry. Builds on their industry education in event and convention planning, event marketing, and corporate project management. Expands their education in entrepreneurship and small business management. Contributes to the student's financial independence, career success and the world's economy. Prepares them for private practice or for key roles within event management firms.

EVNT 154 Introduction to Event and Convention Planning 3
EVNT 155 Event Marketing  
  or 3
EVNT 157 Corporate Event Project Management  
Plus the Common Core courses for Entrepreneur Education 9
  Total units 15

Landscape Construction Emphasis
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02193)
Construction Student
Prepares students for self-employment and work within small businesses in the landscape industry. Builds on their industry education in project estimating, sprinkler system repair and working with concrete. Expands their education in entrepreneurship and small business management. Contributes to the student's financial independence, career success and the world's economy. Prepares them to work for others and after passing the state contractor's examination, to own their own landscape construction business.

LNT 91 Sprinkler System Maintenance: Sprinklers, Pipes, and Backflow Devices 1
LNT 92 Sprinkler System Maintenance: Valves and Wiring 1
LNT 125 Landscape Construction: Concrete and Masonry Skills 1
LNT 126 Landscape Construction: Fence, Deck, and Lumber Skills 1
LNT 127 Landscape Construction: Sprinkler Installation 1
LNT 131 Landscape Contracting and Estimating 3
Plus the Common Core courses for Entrepreneur Education 9
  Total units 17

Recording Arts Emphasis
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02194)
recording arts student
Prepares students for self-employment and work within small companies in the dynamic entertainment industry. Builds on their recording industry technical education in recording arts and modern recording techniques. Expands their education in entrepreneurship and small business management. Contributes to the student's financial independence, career success and the world's economy. Prepares them for business ownership or key roles within the audio recording and sound mixing fields.

MUS 150 Music Business/Career Overview 3
MUS 151 Recording Techniques 3
MUS 152 Advanced Recording Techniques 2
Plus the Common Core courses for Entrepreneur Education 9
  Total units 17

Web Designer Emphasis
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02339)
web design students
Prepares students for self-employment and work within small businesses in any industry that relies on websites for marketing. Builds on their education in web design and usability. Expands their education in entrepreneurship and small business management. Contributes to the student's financial independence, career success and the world's economy. Prepares them for business ownership and key roles in web design or maintenance positions.

CIS 123 Web Publishing With Dreamweaver 6
CIS 162 Web Site Universal Design 2
Plus the Common Core courses for Entrepreneur Education 9
  Total units 17