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programs: small business development

You can earn an Associate of Arts, a Minor or a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Small Business Development. The following 37 credits are required for ALL four of the Applied Business Associates Degrees (Applied Business, Human Resource Development, Marketing and Small Business Development).

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Associate of arts in small business development

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math 1110
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics
CPST 1070 Mathematics for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
BSMT 2250 Business Communication
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
3
Distribution Requirements
Credits
Humanities
6
Sciences
6
Social Sciences – Select one course:
ECON 1010 Introductory Microeconomics
CSEC 1000 Economics for Non-Majors
CSEC 1010 Introductory Microeconomics (online)
3
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course (CSEN 3310 Business Report Writing recommended)
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
BSAC 1110 Elementary Accounting I
3
Select one course:
BSMT 2310 Principles of Management
BSMT 3340 Managing Organizational Behavior
BSMT 3700 Global Business
3
Select one course:
BSBL 3400 Legal Aspects of Business
BSBL 3450 Commercial Law (fulfills the CPA commercial law course requirement)
3
BSMT 3650 Developing a Small Business
3
BSMT 2250 Business Communication
3
BSMK 3200 Intro to Marketing Principles
3
BSMT 2750 Introduction to Franchising
3
BSMT 3750 Business Internship (taken in last year)
3
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 60 credits (computer course recommended)
Total
60

>> Worksheet for AA in Small Business Development

Minor in small business development (USBD)

Minor Requirements
Credits
BSAC 1110 Elementary Accounting I
3
Select one course:
BSMT 2310 Principles of Management
BSMT 3340 Managing Organizational Behavior
BSMT 3700 Global Business
3
BSMT 2250 Business Communication
3
BSMT 3650 Developing a Small Business
3
BSMT 2750 Introduction to Franchising
3
BSMK 3200 Intro to Marketing Principles
3
Total
18

>> Worksheet for Minor in Small Business Development

small business development Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Students must have a 2.0 grade point average in all required coursework. Half of all the required 24 credits must be completed at Tulane. Courses taken for a Baccalaureate Degree will not be accepted for transfer credit towards the PBC program. Only those courses successfully completed, "C" or better, after a student received a Baccalaureate Degree will be considered for transfer credit.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Small Business Development

Core Requirements
Credits
BSAC 1110 Elementary Accounting I
3
Select one course:
BSMT 2310 Principles of Management
BSMT 3340 Managing Organizational Behavior
3
Select one course:
BSBL 3400 Legal Aspects of Business
BSBL 3450 Commercial Law (fulfills the CPA commercial law course requirement)
3
BSMT 3650 Developing a Small Business
3
BSMT 2250 Business Communication
3
BSMK 3200 Intro to Marketing Principles
3
BSMT 2750 Introduction to Franchising
3
BSMT 3750 Business Internship (taken in last year)
3
Total
24

>> Worksheet for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Small Business Development

There is a 27-credit limit on the number of business courses a student in the School of Continuing Studies may take. NOTE: Business courses at the School of Continuing Studies are not transferable to A.B. Freeman School of Business.

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