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Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Key Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

Hocking’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree program prepares you for work in a variety of business management jobs and careers ranging from manager trainee to field sales. The program is designed to provide entrepreneurship training to those new to the business world as well as individuals already in the field of business.

Completion of a practicum in area businesses, industries, or agencies provides an opportunity for you to implement skills learned. You may choose to continue skill development by completing an optional internship or cooperative work experience.

The training you receive from the Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree program is invaluable when you are looking for any business management jobs. Hocking College gives you the tools and skills you need to work in the field of business, or to start your own. With great entrepreneurship training and business management courses, Hocking College is the ideal place to get your degree.


The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship:

  • Effectively use a computer to develop accounting records;
  • Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives;
  • Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems
  • Develop and implement appropriate marketing strategies;
  • Maintain high ethical standards in business dealings;
  • Effectively perform the staffing process;
  • Perform various analytical business tasks; and
  • Use effective quantitative skills in business activities

 

Additional Outcomes

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Hocking College

2018 - 2019 Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Total Credit Hours:
62.0

Estimated Course Fees:
$1,946.00

Class Hours: 48.0
Lab Hours: 32.0

 

Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  BUS-1100 Small Business Management 2.00 2.00 3.00 $92.00
  BUS-2130 Sales (SL) 2.00 2.00 3.00 $107.00
  BUS-2247 MS Excel for Windows 2.00 2.00 3.00 $190.00
  ACC-1101 Financial Accounting I 2.00 2.00 3.00 $99.00
  ENGL-1510 English Composition I 4.00 0.00 4.00 $50.00
  GS-1000 HC Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
    Totals 13.00 8.00 17.00 $618.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  BUS-1110 Marketing 2.00 2.00 3.00 $92.00
  BUS-1102 Principles and Practices of Management 3.00 0.00 3.00 $25.00
  EC-1102 Developing & Managing an Online Business 2.00 2.00 3.00 $204.00
  MATH-1103 Applied Mathematics 2.00 2.00 3.00 $182.00
  ENGL-2223 Business Writing 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
    Totals 12.00 6.00 15.00 $543.00

  COURSE NO. THIRD SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  BUS-2210 Human Resources Management 2.00 2.00 3.00 $107.00
  BUS-2125 Principles of Finance 2.00 2.00 3.00 $107.00
  COMM-1130 Speech 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  EC-2267 E-Project Management 2.00 2.00 3.00 $229.00
  ECON-1140 Principles of Microeconomics 2.00 2.00 3.00 $92.00
    Totals 11.00 8.00 15.00 $575.00

  COURSE NO. FOURTH SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  BUS-2296 Business Practicum 1.00 8.00 2.00 $115.00
  BUS-1200 Business Law 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  BUS-2260 Business Planning 2.00 2.00 3.00 $25.00
  HUM-2203 Introduction to Ethics 3.00 0.00 3.00 $15.00
  SUPR-2235 Supervision and Leadership 3.00 0.00 3.00 $15.00
  *** Misc Electives 0.00 0.00 1.00  
    Totals 12.00 10.00 15.00 $210.00

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Learn Why Students Love This Program at Hocking College 

Completion of the Business Management and Entrepreneurship program prepares you for entry-level positions as a manager or a manager trainee, and ultimately, to own and operate your own business.

Specialized certificates also provide opportunities for employment as a personnel manager, realtor or sales associate.


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Interested in becoming a business manager? Download our e-book for everything you need to know about this growing field.
 

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Student Learning Outcomes 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are statements of what a student will be able to do when they have completed a program. They represent the knowledge and skills a program has determined are most important for students to gain from that program and include both the Success Skills (institutional outcomes) and Program Outcomes. SLOs are specific and measurable so the program can accurately assess the degree to which students have achieved each outcome, and they align with college and institution mission and values. Data on the achievement of SLOs is used to make improvements in the program and increase student success. 

Success Skills

  • CE - Communicates Effectively
  • PA - Maintains Professional Skills and Attitudes
  • CT - Demonstrates Learning Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving Skills
  • ET - Maintains a Code of Ethics
  • HR - Practices Human Relations Skills
  • MS - Demonstrates Math Skills
  • GA - Demonstrates Community, Cultural and Global Awareness
  • IT - Implements Career-Appropriate Technology

To learn more about each of these, click here.

Program Outcomes

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and Entrepreneurship:

  • Effectively use a computer to develop accounting records;
  • Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives;
  • Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems
  • Develop and implement appropriate marketing strategies;
  • Maintain high ethical standards in business dealings;
  • Effectively perform the staffing process;
  • Perform various analytical business tasks; and
  • Use effective quantitative skills in business activities
Download 2017-2018 Data

 

Retention Rates

Retention rates are determined by the office of Institutional Research utilizing the following criteria:
  • All registered fall/autumn students with registration status for the following fall/autumn.
  • Excludes special populations - College Credit Plus, Non Degree, Online Military and University Center.
  • Potential for upcoming fall/autumn excludes graduates from that fall/autumn, spring and summer terms.
Academic Year Retention Rate
2017 - 2018 N/A
2016 - 2017 N/A
2015 - 2016 N/A
2014 - 2015 N/A
2013 - 2014 N/A

2017 - 2018 Retention Rate: N/A

2016 - 2017 Retention Rate: N/A

2015 - 2016 Retention Rate: N/A

2014 - 2015 Retention Rate: N/A

2013 - 2014 Retention Rate: N/A

 

Graduation Rates 

Graduation rates for the program are listed below.

Academic Year Graduation Rate
2017 - 2018 N/A
2016 - 2017 N/A
2015 - 2016 N/A

2017 - 2018 Graduation Rate: N/A

2016 - 2017 Graduation Rate: N/A

2015 - 2016 Graduation Rate: N/A

 

Employment Rates

Employment rates of Hocking College Graduates are determined by results of the Graduate Survey given six months after graduation (number employed in field / number of responses within the program). The rates include those graduates employed both part-time and full-time in their field of study. A N/A response indicates that 1) the survey results are not analyzed or 2) There were no survey respondents.
 
For information about national and state employment rates, please go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics site.
 
Academic Year Employment Rates
(by industry)

Employment Rates
(by Hocking College Graduates)

2017 - 2018 N/A N/A
2016 - 2017 N/A N/A
2015 - 2016 N/A N/A

2017 - 2018 Employment Rate: N/A

2016 - 2017 Employment Rate: N/A

2015 - 2016 Employment Rate: N/A

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