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Business Management & Entrepreneurship


Prepare yourself for a career in the business world with a competitive advantage and a degree from Garrett College. Our courses incorporate the latest technologies to prepare students for the competitive workforce.

Why Choose the Business Management and Entrepreneurship Concentration?

A degree in Business & Information Technology with a Business Management and Entrepreneurship concentration prepares graduates to begin a career in a highly competitive field with knowledge and skills to stand out from the rest.

Degree Awarded

Graduates of the program earn an Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S) in Business & Information Technology: Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Program Goals

Information Literacy Skills: To incorporate information literacy skills that will enable students to locate, evaluate and effectively use information in the student’s program option.

Communication Skills: To communicate effectively, orally and in writing, using Business and Information Technology (BIT) media.

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills: To use technology to analyze BIT case studies. To function effectively and efficiently to run a business either as an individual or as a team member. To distinguish critical from non-critical information in various BIT situations.

Scientific Literacy and Quantitative Reasoning Skills: To use technology and BIT applications to effectively collect data and analyze and display results.

Information Management Skills: To use BIT software for research, communication and practical application.

Academic and Technical Proficiency: Graduates of BIT will be proficient in the knowledge, skills and abilities to find employment in their chosen field or to be qualified to continue their studies at another institution of higher learning.

Program Benefits

Garrett's Business Management and Entrepreneurship program creates career-ready graduates with skills and knowledge necessary for a competitive edge.

Career Goals

Garrett's Business Management and Entrepreneurship program prepares you for a career in any of the following career fields:

  • Banking
  • Investment and Investment Management
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Marketing

Business Management and Entrepreneurship Concentration
Business & Information Technology A.A.S. Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 60

Institutional Requirements (1 credit)

  • FYE101  First Year Experience  1

GER Required Credits (22 credits)G

English Composition

  • ENG101  Comp I—Expos Writing  3*
    Min. C grade required

Arts and Humanities

  • SPC101  Intro to Communication  3
    Min. C grade required
  • GER  Humanities Course  3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • GER  Soc & Behavioral Science Course  3

Science

  • GER  Science Lab Course  4

Mathematics

  • MAT105  College Algebra
    or  MAT210  Introductory Statistics 3

Interdisciplinary/Emerging Issues

  • CIS105  Intro to Computers  3

Core Courses (9 credits)*

Min. C grade required in all Core Courses

  • ACC210  Financial Accounting  3*
  • BUS101  Intro to Business  3*
  • BUS294  Field Experience in Business  3*

Concentration Courses (24 credits)*

Min. C grade required in all Concentation Courses

  • ACC213  Managerial Accounting  3*
  • BUS170  Intro to Management  3*
  • BUS201  Principles of Marketing  3*
  • BUS203  Business Law  3*
  • BUS287  Entrepreneurial Thinking  3*
  • BUS289  Entrepreneurship  3*
  • ECN201  Economics I (Macro)  3*
  • ECN202  Economics II (Micro)  3*

Electives (4)

Choose courses after consultation with advisor.

*Minimum C grade required.

G GER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course list.