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Business Management/Entrepreneurship ENTR.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Management
Effective as of Fall 2021

Entrepreneurs and the small businesses they create and grow are the economic engine of the economy. In fact, it is estimated that small business has accounted for 65% of new job creation since 1995. Would you like to be a part of this? If so, an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management/Entrepreneurship at Sinclair may be the right decision for your future. This program is fully accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

By focusing on entrepreneurship, you are better prepared in a wide variety of small business functions. In addition to general education courses and traditional business courses, you will take specialized courses in the areas of small business marketing, small business finance, small business accounting, and business plan development.

There are always business opportunities for entrepreneurs. Most often, those who study this concentration intend to start their own small businesses. However, entrepreneurs are not limited to just self-employment. Many small 'entrepreneurial' firms also hire like-minded employees that can understand and thrive in the higher risk environment of a small enterprise.

What is the program about?

This area of concentration within the Management degree program prepares existing or potential entrepreneurs in a wide variety of small business functions. In addition to general education courses and traditional management courses, the following key areas are emphasized: opportunities for entrepreneurs, financial plan development, marketing plan development and complete business plan development. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate mastery of business planning components as they develop their final business plan and present to the guest review board.
  • Apply knowledge of business concepts and terms when developing financial, marketing and business plans.
  • Demonstrate and apply solid business communication skills as exhibited throughout their written and oral presentations.
  • Demonstrate synthesis of general education concepts into the management and business applications required.

Career Opportunities

Students completing this degree can expect to be prepared to begin their own businesses or to work in larger companies in an entrepreneurial role.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities do not currently exist for this program

Additional Information

This program is available in the following format:

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Course Title Credits
Entrepreneurship Elective 3
ACC 1100 (Small Business Accounting) OR ACC 1210 (Introduction to Financial Accounting) 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) OR COM 2286 (Public Relations Principles) 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1131 Business Writing 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
ENT 2160 Business Plan Development 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 2101 Introduction to Supervision 3
MAN 2144 Negotiation Techniques 3
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
MAN 2159 Supply Chain Management Concepts & Applications 3
MAT 1120 (Business Mathematics) OR Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
MRK 2100 (Foundations of Marketing) OR MRK 2101 (Principles of Marketing Management) OR MRK 2135 (Digital Marketing) 3
MRK 2220 Small Business Marketing 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
ECO 2180 (Principles of Microeconomics) 3
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Program Accreditation Information

This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.