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Entrepreneurship (AAS)

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This program prepares students to develop the insight needed to discover and create entrepreneurial opportunities and the expertise to successfully start and manage their own businesses to take advantage of these opportunities. Upon completion, students should have the knowledge and skills needed to assess new enterprise opportunities, obtain financial resources, market and start new ventures, and manage entrepreneurial ventures for growth and profitability. Individuals who already own and operate their own businesses acquire the background necessary to upgrade skills and broaden their areas of expertise. In addition, the interdisciplinary aspects of the program offer students training to complement their major field of study with an additional concentration in entrepreneurship.

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses in this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Please see our web site for up to date information on transfer options to Colorado Mesa University. Graduates of the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science: Entrepreneurship.

The Entrepreneurship degree is offered at all CMC locations. Please note: some courses are only available as an online offering. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses or contact Dr. Susanna Spaulding at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville.

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General Education Requirements

The following courses fulfill the program requirements for the AAS degree in Entrepreneurship.  Additionally, these courses comprise the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Entrepreneurship .  Many of the courses also comprise the lower-division of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration .  Please work with your advisor on course selection to fulfill degree requirements in order to move seamlessly from the certificate to the AAS Entrepreneurship and into the BSBA with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship.

(18-19 credits)

Program Requirements

(42-43 credits)

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credits Required (60-62)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (900-930)



BSBA Electives for Entrepreneurship Emphasis and COP (19 Credits)

Students planning to pursue the Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration  from Colorado Mountain College should take the following electives for an Entrepreneurship Emphasis.


Add a Bachelors to this degree!

Boost the professional value of your technical degree and expertise with our Bachelor of Applied Science  (BAS) degree.

Our BAS degree is designed to enhance the value of your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by developing the professional leadership skills needed to work at a management level in technical professions of all kinds.

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◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see Degree & Certificate Descriptions & Requirements .

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