Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

If you dream of starting your own business, this program will show you what it takes to make that dream a reality. Students will learn about management, accounting, marketing, human relations, and other skills. They will apply those skills and concepts in real-world settings through a cooperative education option or internship.


Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring 

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Certificate of Completion: 
5 Quarters
79 credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
5 quarters
94 credits
AAS - Transfer: 
N/A
N/A
Bachelor of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$50,800
Projected Growth: 
12%
Annual Job Openings: 
50,800

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Jim Drinkwine


Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age: 18 years or qualified Running Start student.

Admission Recommendations

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Counselor and instructor interview.
  • Keyboarding skills and familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Office software. (Students entering without keyboarding skills may take longer to complete.)

Course Information

Course # Course  Title Crs
ACCT 110 Introduction to Financial Accounting 5
ACCT 124 Accounting for Small Business 5
AMATH 160V Basic Math for Accounting 2
AMATH 170V Applied Math for Accounting 3
BUS 110 Marketing Through Customer Service 5
BUS 125 Concept to Commercialization 5
BUS 130 Small Business Marketing 5
BUS 135 Finance for Small Business 5
BUS 180 Principles of Supervision 5
BUS 230 Principles of Operation Management 5
BUS 290 Principles of Leadership 5
BUS 291 Planning for Small Business (Capstone) 4
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS& 201 Business Law 2
HUM 101 Human Relations 3
COL 101 College Success 2
COMP 100 or ENG& 101 Applied Composition or English Composition 5
     
Five credits of elective selected from the following:
ACCT 284 Job Search Skills 1
ACCT 284L Job Search Skills Lab 1
AMATH 170 Mathematics for the Health Sciences 5
AMATH 180 Applied Algebra for Business and Industry 5
AMATH 195 Advanced Applied Algebra 5
AMATH 205 Int. Algebra with Analytical Geometry 5
AOM 116 Applied Computer Applications 1
AOM 291 Office Management and Job Search 4
APP 101 Introduction to Windows I 1
APP 102 Introduction to Windows II 1
APP 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
APP 106 Keyboarding Skillbuilding I 1
APP 107 Keyboarding Skillbuilding II 1
APP 110 Outlook I 1
APP 111 Outlook II 1
APP 115 Word I 1
APP 116 Word II 1
APP 117 Word III 4
APP 120 Excel I 1
APP 121 Excel II 1
APP 122 Excel III 4
APP 125 Access I 1
APP 126 Access II 1
APP 127 Access III 4
APP 130 HTML Design I 1
APP 131 HTML Design II 1
APP 135 Data Entry I 1
APP 136 Data Entry II 1
APP 140 Using the Internet I 1
APP 141 Using the Internet II 1
APP 145 PowerPoint I 1
APP 146 PowerPoint II 1
APP 150 Publisher I 1
APP 151 Publisher II 1
APP 170 Photoshop I 1
APP 171 Photoshop II 1
APP 175 Dreamweaver I 1
APP 176 Dreamweaver II 1
APP 180 Beginning Skill Development 5
APP 182 Intermediate Skill Development 4
APP 184 Advanced Skill Development 5
APP 186 Skill Development 1
APPL 125 Access I Skills 2
APPL 126 Access II Skills 2
APPL 140 Internet I Skills 2
APPL 141 Internet II Skills 2
APPL 145 PowerPoint I Skills 2
APPL 146 PowerPoint II Skills 2
APPL 150 Publisher I Skills 2
APPL 151 Publisher II Skills 2
APPL 170 Photoshop I Skills 2
APPL 171 Photoshop II Skills 2
ASL& 121 American Sign Language 5
BIOL 105 Intro to Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL& 160 General Biology 5
BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 5
BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 5
BIOL& 260 Microbiology 5
CHEM& 121 General Chemistry 5
CHEM& 131 Intro to Organic and Biological Chemistry 5
CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
ECON& 201 Microeconomics 5
ECON& 202 Macroeconomics 5
ENGL& 102 Writing From Research 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
ENGL& 254 World Literature 5
GEOL& 101 Introduction to Physical Geology 5
HIST 110 Survey of American History 5
HIST& 126 World Civilization 5
HIST& 136 U.S. History I 5
HIST& 137 U.S. History II 5
MATH 110 College Algebra 5
MATH& 107 Contemporary Mathematics 5
MATH& 141 Precalculus I 5
MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II 5
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
MATH& 148 Business Calculus I 5
MATH& 151 Calculus I 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II 5
MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation 5
NUTR& 101 Human Nutrition 5
PHIL& 101 Introduction to Philosophy 5
PHYS& 114 General Physics I 5
PHYS& 115 General Physics II 5
PHYS& 116 General Physics III 5
POLS 150 Contemporary World Issues 5
POLS& 202 American Government 5
PSYC& 200 Developmental Psychology 5
SOC& 101 Survey of Sociology 5
SPAN& 121 Spanish I 5
SPAN& 122 Spanish II 5
SPAN& 123 Spanish III 5
  Total 79

 

General Education Course Requirements for AAS Degree
 

Course # Course Title Crs
AMATH 175 or MATH& 107 Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry or Contemporary Mathematics 5
CMST& 101 or ENGL& 101 Introduction to Communication or English Composition 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
  Total 15

Program Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for Administrative Office Management/Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Management Program:

  • Design and initiate processes for prioritizing, reviewing and implementing tasks in the workplace
  • Exhibit integrity in the workplace through personal responsibility and a commitment to excellence
  • Utilize effective listening, writing and speaking skills in a business setting
  • Process financial and business records in a consistent, ethical and timely manner
  • Manage business relationships with consistency and fairness
  • Plan, create and implement the effective use of business resources
  • Recognize the personal and professional risks of business ownership

Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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